Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the construction programs and contract management of roads, infrastructure, buildings, airports, parks, bridges, storm water facilities and other public works projects.
- Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and oversees large and complex public works construction programs;
- Manages materials testing;
- Interviews, selects, hires, trains, supervises, assigns work to, provides guidance to, evaluates and disciplines staff;
- Negotiates, approves, and monitors contractual agreements with other County agencies, governmental agencies, private consultants, and private contractors;
- Prepares reports;
- Supervises the inspection and approval of the completion of construction;
- Resolves disputes between private contractors and the County;
- Coordinates with Federal, State, and local funding sources during construction, and ensures compliance with their administrative guidelines;
- Represents the County in construction related legal and financial issues, contractual matters, public safety, and related issues;
- Provides and manages construction support services to outside governmental agencies;
- Authorizes all contract payments;
- Develops, monitors, and manages the construction section budget;
- Prepares and reviews correspondence and reports;
- Provides for pre-project constructability review of construction documents;
- May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
- Performs related work as required.
Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities: Training and Experience Note:
The knowledge and abilities are obtained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Management, Industrial Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field
Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in construction inspection, contract administration, and construction management, including one (1) year of supervision.
Experience as a project manager for facilities construction projects and experience in managing public sector facilities projects in desirable.
Registration as a licensed General Contractor through the State of California or certification in a construction inspection-related discipline is desirable.
Possession of a Qualified Stormwater Practitioner (QSP) certification is desirable.
Possession of a valid California Driver's license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County driver's authorization. Knowledge of:
- Principles and practices of organization, administration, and fiscal and personnel management;
- Principles and practices of contract administration;
- Principles and methods of construction inspection and materials testing;
- Safety practices in the construction industry;
- Methods, practices and techniques of public works and building construction;
- Use of standards for construction materials such as steel, concrete, asphalt, heavy timbers and aggregates;
- Personal computers and common office software;
- Laws, ordinances, and standards for public works construction.
- Plan, organize, and direct the work of staff;
- Direct inspections and achieve compliance with contracts, construction plans, and specifications;
- Negotiate contractual agreements;
- Interpret and enforce laws and agreements;
- Train and evaluate subordinate personnel;
- Prepare and manage a budget;
- Review and prepare correspondence and complete reports;
- Effectively communicate orally and in writing;
- Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff, contractors, government agencies, committees, community organizations, the general public, and others.
Closing Date/Time: 9/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
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