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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Class Code:N0831


This is advanced professional supervisory and administrative work in assisting the contract administration and the operation and maintenance of Port-owned container gantry cranes.
An employee in this class is responsible for reviewing and monitoring the performance, staffing levels and billings for services of the crane maintenance contractor.
Responsibilities include assisting in the development of contracts and amendments; review and response to contract-related issues; provision of technical assistance to the crane maintenance contractor; contract management, and development of reports resulting from the crane maintenance contract monitoring process.
Exercises considerable independent judgment in ensuring the crane maintenance contractor is in compliance with the administrative and financial requirements of the contract.
Supervision is exercised over a staff of subordinates engaged in monitoring the crane maintenance contract; parts and materials inventory; providing technical assistance; and preparing evaluation reports.
Work is reviewed periodically through meetings and written reports.
Plans, assigns and reviews the work of subordinate employees engaged in planning and scheduling inspections of the Port-owned container gantry cranes and ensuring adherence to established policies and procedures, preparing reports, and resolving issues and concerns.
Reviews cases where the crane maintenance contractor is not achieving contract performance goals and measures or not following required procedures and takes corrective actions as necessary.
Supervises the contract development and amendment process including assisting with negotiating programs and budgets, preparing agreements for execution, and implementing approved contracts.
Oversees contract budgets, budget revisions, and contract agreements for the purchase of goods and services; coordinates dissemination of pertinent documents.
Supervises the reporting and documentation of expenditure of funds and provision of technical assistance.
Coordinates training for subordinate staff; ensures communication of policies and procedures.
Makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline and promotion of subordinates; authorizes leave and overtime; evaluates subordinate employee performance.
Performs related work as required
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, operation and maintenance of rail mounted container gantry and mobile harbor cranes at a major seaport facility.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of contract monitoring and administration, including terminology, contract specifications, documents, forms and procedures pertaining to work performed by outside contractors and consultants in the operation and maintenance of rail mounted container gantry and mobile harbor cranes at seaports.
Considerable knowledge of the design, principles, practices and interrelationships of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, structural, mechanical, and machinery systems as related to rail mounted gantry and mobile harbor cranes in a marine environment.
Considerable knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations and rules governing the care and use of rail mounted container gantry and mobile harbor cranes.
Considerable knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
Ability to ensure contract monitoring and development, and performance reporting in accordance with established procedures. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of technical and clerical subordinates in a manner conductive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to be proactive in developing maintenance procedures and schedules with the goal to insure maximum crane uptime availability and long equipment life.
Ability to understand complex engineering descriptions, drawings and schematics.
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects in various phases of completion.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County‚Äôs Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 
Ability to 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.

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college with major course work in engineering or closely related field and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in rail mounted container gantry crane operation and maintenance of which a minimum of one (1) year was in a senior supervisory and administrative position which must have included contract administration or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit:                    Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                         Exempt
Financial Disclosure Required: No
Class Spec.Estab./Revised:    E 2/11

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