Construction Project Manager/Administrator

Sarasota, Florida
$42,036.80 – $57,491.20
Jul 27, 2021
Aug 27, 2021
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US News & World Reported that Sarasota, Florida is the number 1 place in Florida and Number 18 in the country for best places to live. We need your help to create wonderful experiences for residents and vacationing guests navigating Sarasota. Our Capital Projects completed 15 Capital Improvement Projects in FY19 for a total of $70 million including 5 Utility projects, 4 Facilities/Parks Projects and 6 Transportation projects. Annually they manage an average of 123 projects ($380 million).

We have an opening and you can join this dedicated high-performing team of County professionals!

This is entry level work responsible for support and assistance on small Transportation/Stormwater CIP construction projects with potential assistance on some large, major projects; this position has oversight of construction and design contracts as well as single or multiple small projects with similar size and scope parameters, and budgets. Projects may also involve other areas such as site work, utilities and stormwater, as well as some assistance in the design phase of projects. For the most part, the work and technical functions will be in support of the Transportation/Stormwater Construction Manager and other higher level Project Managers.

Job Description:

  • Manages small capital and operational construction projects within the Transportation/Stormwater Construction group. Responsible through the Construction Manager for the oversight of construction contracts and projects as assigned by the County's administrative agent and capital projects management team. Responds as County representative throughout construction in regards to issues and is responsible for implementing County direction through contractual procedures. Manages construction and design contracts to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations by engineers, architects, construction contractors, and consultants.
  • With assistance from the Construction Manager and higher-level Project Managers, participates in teams consisting of internal stakeholders, engineers, inspectors, operational groups, and provides input to project resolve disputes. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with inter-departmental agencies. Confers and coordinates with contractors, engineers, architects, inspectors and other parties to ensure County design/construction standards are adhered to. Assists in providing on-site resolution of construction or design problems and coordinates with other agencies for permitting and project certifications as needed.
  • Assists the design Project Managers and works with Procurement to prepare solicitation for Professional Services, reviews  proposals. Participates in the Professional Solicitation Review Committee (PSRC) as needed to select professional consultants. Helps to negotiate contract scope, budget, and schedule with selected consultant. Ensures contracts include all necessary work scope to complete project. Prepares project related correspondence. Coordinate’s construction notice-to-proceed with stakeholders, contractor, and consultants. Review’s construction proposals and approved contracts and coordinates consultant recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in  Engineering,  Project Management or related field.  Project experience can substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis depending on the type of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  CTQP Qualifications in Concrete, Asphalt, Earthworks, Pile Driving, Drilled Shafts, or Final Estimates is preferred, as well as some Maintenance of Traffic (MOT).  FDEP Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector certification is preferred. A minimum of  two (2) years experience in project management or capital improvement project (CIP) management is preferred.  Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.

Job Competencies:  Comprehensive experience in construction, contract administration, project management, and supervision of transportation projects. Sound judgment and decision making.