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Project Manager - Design & Construction Management

Company: City of Hollywood, FL
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Position


This is a responsible managerial position and includes work in the planning, design, and construction of capital projects as well as oversight of a wide variety of projects. Employees in this class participate in the design and construction of City facilities and infrastructure and public utilities improvements. Duties require the application of skills and knowledge, and exercise of considerable independent judgment in developing and completing projects. Assignments are normally received in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Supervision may be exercised over both in-house employees as well as consultants engaged in various design, construction, inspection, maintenance, or clerical operations. Work is reviewed for general adherence to established norms. Supervision is received from a professional superior who reviews work in progress and upon completion to insure achievement of objectives.


* Schedules, assigns, performs, and supervises engineering design projects; directs and coordinates plan design and preparation, cost estimate development, and specification preparation; participates in the development and design of projects.* Performs, supervises, and participates in the analysis and review of design studies prepared by both in-house staff as well as professional consultants; prepares recommendations for the consideration of professional and administrative superiors and committees.* Conducts special studies and projects relating to technical and administrative aspects of the public utilities function; prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by municipal administration.* Serves as first technical/engineering support resource for operation and maintenance discussions.* Conducts analysis of problems encountered in City facilities and infrastructure and the utility system. Provides suggestions and procedures to resolve the problem.* Oversees the development and preparation of designs and plans for City projects; oversees preparation of specifications, assesses project costs; generally responsible for overall design and construction management of projects.* Interprets plans and specifications; approves design changes in the course of construction; reviews contractor's change orders and payment requests, and generally responsible for overall construction administration of projects.* Prepares operation/construction permit application for Public Utilities.* Reviews plans, specifications and cost estimates prepared by professional and sub-professional personnel.* Prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by various City, county and state regulatory and administrative boards.* Conducts and supervises instructional programs for subordinates as required.* Participates in the selection of design consultants and construction managers, including contract negotiations, as required.* Must effectively and positively represent the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.* Must establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.* Performs other job duties as assigned.

The Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, architecture and construction management.* Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the area of design and construction management.


* Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, architecture and construction management.* Seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in the area of design and construction management.* Florida Registration in one of the following disciplines: Professional Engineer, Professional Architect or General Contractor.

Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements.


* Certification as aProfessional Engineer, Professional Architect or General Contractor in the State of Florida is preferred.* Valid Driver's License: With proof of automobile insurance* Background Check: Must have an acceptable background record* Driving Abstract: Must have an acceptable driving record


* Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of design and construction management as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of public utilities facilities in the area of specialization.* Knowledge of the current literature, trends, products, technology and developments in the field of civil engineering.* Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration.* Knowledge of the laws, regulations and codes applicable to the design and construction of public utilities projects.* Demonstrated skill in theoversight, planning, and implementation of major programs and services for an organization.* Skilled in theuse of complex technical, scientific, or mathematical concepts that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.* Ability to adapt approved methods and standards to the design, construction, and inspection of a variety of public utilities projects.* Ability to use and learn new software packages to complete civil engineering drawings and designs.* Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.* Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relations with fellow employees, contractors, consultants, supervisors, managers and the public.* Ability to supervise a group of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

The Examination

Required Education and Background Information: Look over the announcement carefully to determine your eligibility. Please note minimum education and experience requirements. Closed competitive positions are open only to employees while open competitive positions are open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications for the position. Evidence of a GED test score is required if submitted for high school diploma. Applicants are responsible for clearly documenting work experience and/or providing all relevant information at the time of application. Additional information will not be accepted after the announcement closing date.

Examination: Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: written examination, performance examination, education and experience evaluation, oral examination and/or other job related examinations.

You will be notified of the time and place of your examination when you file or later by mail. A passing grade is required on each part of the process. Repeated participation in any examination for which the same test is used is limited to once every 6 months. Your examination results will be sent by email as soon as possible after the grading is completed.

Final passing grades are used to determine a candidate's position on the eligibility list of successful candidates. Departments fill vacancies from this list. The top three names are considered for each vacancy unless otherwise modified. Those not appointed are returned to the eligibility list for further consideration in accordance with the Civil Service Ordinance. Your name will remain on a register for one year for open competitive examinations and two years for closed competitive except where labor contract conflicts.

Your name may be removed from an eligibility list prior to one year according to Hollywood's Civil Service Ordinance or labor contracts. Your eligibility may be canceled if you refuse a position or if you are not available for work. You are responsible for notifying the Employment Office, in writing, of any change in your address or telephone number.

Special Accommodation and Communication Needs: The City of Hollywood provides necessary reasonable accommodation in the examination process upon request to persons with disabilities. Such requests must be made PRIOR to any scheduled examination.

Veteran's Preference:The City values the service that veterans and their family members have given to our country, and as such, proactively recruits and hires veterans and qualified spouses to the greatest extent possible. Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers (DD214) and meet eligibility requirements as stipulated by the Florida Statutes. For additional information, please refer to theFlorida Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Additional Information

All successful applicants will be required to pass an extensive background which may include criminal history searches, driving history checks..... click apply for full job details

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