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CONSTRUCTION MANAGER job in Fort Lauderdale

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Job Ref:  516-01
Organization:  City of Fort Lauderdale
Job Category:  Construction Management
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Fort Lauderdale
Post Code:  33301
Salary and Benefits:  $75,504.00 - $119,537.60 Annually
03/18/2014

THE POSITION:

The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today’s greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now.

This is advanced professional, supervisory and administrative engineering work of considerable difficulty managing the engineering construction projects division for the City.

Through subordinate engineers, architects, engineering inspectors and administrative personnel, the employee plans, directs, supervises and coordinates the construction of municipal engineering projects. A major emphasis is on developing and implementing policies and procedures to assure success in monitoring the work of engineering and architectural consultants and contractors engaged in the design and construction of a wide variety of City buildings, infrastructure, and related facilities. Work requires a high level of project management skills and the ability to effectively negotiate with outside consultants and contractors. Responsibilities include the management, via construction teams, of numerous projects simultaneously in various stages of development including planning, consultant selection, design, selection of contractor, construction management, inspection and warranty administration. The employee advises higher level City officials and committees regarding engineering construction project needs and project recommendations, establishes goals and objectives, and ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.

Under direction of the Public Works Director, the employee performs complex assignments requiring the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment in assuring that activities meet high standards of service, are performed with the maximum effective use of resources, and that work is accomplished in accordance with accepted technical standards and in compliance with applicable rules, regulations and laws. Work is reviewed by the department head via conferences with the employee, through study of reports submitted, by direct observation, and by the degree of achievement of established goals, objectives, timeliness of project completion, and work plans.

 

THE REQUIREMENTS:

1.    Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, project management, architecture or other appropriate technical field.

2.   Have at least five (5) years responsible post-graduate experience in the planning, design and construction of engineering projects, architectural projects or in the construction management of such projects.

3.    Possess a current License as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida or as a General Contractor by the State of Florida or Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred.

 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AS WELL AS THE STANDARD EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.

 

Apply online at: http://fortlauderdale.gov/jobs/jobs.htm



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