Engineering Project Manager
This is a technical position related to the engineering functions required by Marion County involving those areas of assigned responsibility. Such areas may include, but are not necessarily limited to, design and construction inspection of drainage, storm water, flood control, utilities, traffic, transportation, and roads projects.
The following statements describe the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the work load.
- Performs field review and inspection of assigned projects and improvement plans submitted to the County for approval.
- Coordinates and assists in the preparation of contract documents, permitting, agreements, and related documentation.
- Assists, participates, and coordinates public meetings, contractor meeting, consultant meetings, and other meetings related to functional area and projects under charge.
- Supervises the construction of assigned projects and assists engineering staff in the overall design and planning of County engineering projects.
- Receives and evaluates citizen and business complaints; coordinates the correction of such problems when within assigned area or forwards to appropriate staff.
- Conducts field reviews of complaints and inquiries to analyze areas in question and provide information related to necessary corrective measures.
- Conducts field reviews of completed projects to ensure adherence to established standards, plans, specifications, and related requirements.
- Prepares regular status reports on progress of projects. Maintains documentation related to other aspects of the work, such as citizen and business inquiries and complaints.
- Conducts research and investigation related to assigned projects and functional area of responsibility. Documents findings and forwards reports/recommendations to proper staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This is a front-line position for providing customer service to members of the general public and other County employees. Personal contact occurs with other employees of the unit, employees of other departments in the County, citizens, and customers of the department. Service is provided in person or by phone contact.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibility, but is required to manage construction projects and/or design projects performed by in-house staff or consultant.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a two-year degree and two years of experience in engineering or construction management preferred; or a combination of education and experience.
Licenses and/or Registrations:
- Valid Florida Driver License for required travel.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
- Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
- Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Problem Solving Ability
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Ability to interpret complex and detailed technical data.
- May assist in development of policy, programs, plans, or procedures.
Specialized Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of urban and rural engineering standards and specifications for design and construction.
- Ability to supervise and/or manage construction of engineering projects, systems and related facilities. Ability to conduct inspection of construction activities.
- Knowledge of permitting requirements of other regulatory agencies; knowledge of overall planning for county-wide engineering requirements.
- Organizational skills. Ability to analyze and prioritize data. Ability to meet multiple deadlines.
- Ability to evaluate engineering problems in the field, determine whether or not there are feasible solutions and, if so, then select and implement the most cost effective solution.
- Thorough knowledge of Marion County codes.
- Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public.
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
- Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and considering larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.
Machines and Equipment.
This employee will be required to operate a computer, blueprint machine, calculator, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, and other general office equipment, as well as various field equipment such as basic survey instruments, hand augers, and other tools of the trade in the completion of the tasks of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and lift up to fifty pounds; will regularly be required to stand, sit and lift up to twenty-five pounds; and will frequently be required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, sit, talk or hear, and taste or smell. Vision requirements are close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, and vibration. The employee will be regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level for this environment is moderate.
Work Schedule: Full-time; hours not specified
Salary: $21.07 - $32.55 per hour