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Job Class Description

Class Code:PA003


General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to perform advanced professional and administrative work in the design and management of construction projects for the County.

This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Develops and prepares engineering plans and designs for a variety of construction projects; estimates quantities and costs of such projects.

Assists consultants in the development of construction projects; issues work orders to consultants, surveyors and testing labs; reviews consultants’ plans and specifications at various stages of development for conformance to design standards, completeness and accuracy; monitors consultants’ cost estimates and verifies consultant's invoices and recommends payment.

Coordinates bid advertisements; schedules and assists in conducting pre-bid conferences; assists in evaluating bids and making recommendations for award of contract.

Schedules and assists in conducting pre-bid construction meetings with consultants, contractors and subcontractors; issues Notice to Proceed to contractors; reviews field inspection reports.

Assists in the preparation of schedules and monitors construction progress; assists in the preparation of change orders; maintains records of consultant's payments.

Assists in the inspection of projects for substantial completion and prepares punch list of any deficiencies; arranges for correction of defects by contractor during warranty period and conducts inspection at end of warranty period to ensure correction of defects.

Prepares required paperwork for capitalizing and closing the project; performs special investigations, sites analyses and feasibility studies as required and submits technical and management reports.

Meets with consultants, contractors, utility organizations, city, state, federal agencies, civic associations, business and community leaders, property owners and attorneys; assists with the preparation of the budget for capital expenditures.

Makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline and promotions of subordinates; authorizes leave; evaluates employee performance.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in architecture, civil engineering, construction management or closely related field.

Requires four (4) years of professional engineering and/or construction management experience relevant to the area of assignment or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.