Manages the Utilities Engineering Division to ensure timely completion of capital improvement projects, provides design services and engineering support to utility operations, and ensures review and approval of residential, commercial and industrial development plans.
**Salary will be determined by qualifications of candidates who exceed the minimum requirements as outlined within the job description.
**Additional compensation based on licensure.
Essential Functions: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Directs the review of project reports, engineering plans, construction specifications, and contract documents prepared by in-house staff and outside consultants.
Coordinates implementation of capital improvement projects and ensures projects are on schedule.
Manages project activities including project scope and fee proposals, negotiating design contracts with outside consultants and approving invoices, approving design change orders, miscellaneous work orders and purchases orders.
Drafts, modifies, and reviews agreements for utility operations including utility service, territorial, consultant, development and utility relocation agreements.
Coordinates monthly compilation of project cost data for ongoing projects and prepares annual capital Improvements Programs (CIP) reports, needs, costs and implementation schedules.
Provides input on construction and Utility relocation projects and interprets County policies and regulation on development related projects.
Provides input to other Environmental Services Divisions and County Departments to facilitate efficient day-to-day operations. Evaluates impacts on utilities due to annexations/road projects, etc., and conveys utility concerns to other County departments and other government agencies.
Prepares, coordinates and reviews department BCC agenda items and discussion reports for presentation with Director.
Reviews easements and land requirements and participates in decisions on land condemnation for division's projects.
Prepares and monitors department budget consistent with County and department objectives.
Responsible for various personnel matters including hiring, discipline, training, and development, performance appraisals and related activities.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in a water, wastewater and/or solid waste utility, including five (5) years of supervisory experience.
Must possess registration as a professional engineer in the State of Florida, or the ability to obtain such within 6 months of employment.
A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.