NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced professional and administrative work with supervisory responsibilities in the preparation and maintenance of a master project schedule for the Office of Environmental Services with emphasis on automated project scheduling and MIS responsibilities.
Work involves responsibility for developing schedule policies and requirements, enforcing procedures for schedule preparation and maintenance and establishing procedures regarding document imaging database and system management. Work includes analyzing and auditing change order requests to avoid costly claims from contractors and consultants, maintaining schedules that document responsibility for delays, providing an electronic filing and retrieval system to ensure best possible documentation, analyzing special conditions and circumstances which arise on the projects, and assisting subordinates and Project Managers with solving difficult or unusual problems. Incumbent exercises considerable independent judgement in developing and completing projects. Supervision is exercised over professional and administrative assistants. Assignments are received in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Work is reviewed for general adherence to established guidelines and procedures.
Builds, maintains and documents the master project schedule system.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures prior to execution of change orders.
Reviews contract documents and construction contractor submittals; produces baseline schedule; monitors, updates and makes recommendations regarding scheduled activities.
Develops administrative and technical reports; maintains and manages data bases.
Coordinates work of numerous Project Managers, agencies, consultants and contractors.
Tracks contract administration and resource scheduling for Capital Projects Management projects; emphasizes proper scheduling to coordinate annual budgetary constraints with program goals.
Meets with consultants, contractors, utility organizations, city, state and federal agencies, civic associations, business and community leaders, property owners and attorneys.
Assists with the preparation of the budget for capital expenditures.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering, construction management and project management as applied to building, maintaining and updating a master project schedule.
Considerable knowledge of information management policies, practices and techniques.
Considerable knowledge of literature, trends and developments in the field of construction management and project scheduling.
Considerable knowledge of building materials, methods and construction systems.
Considerable knowledge of established policies, procedures and regulations.
Considerable knowledge of construction management methods, standard construction practices and construction contracts and agreements.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of management, public and business administration and their application to the administration of government activities.
Knowledge of accounting principles relative to budget and costing adherence.
Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of a staff of subordinate professional employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in devising and installing policies and procedures for the administration and oversight of a master schedule.
Ability to analyze and make recommendations regarding schedule overruns, change orders and the coordination of multiple large-scale public works projects.
Ability to understand complex architectural and engineering specifications related to complex construction projects.
Ability to conduct meetings with consultants, contractors and representatives of other agencies.
Ability to express and maintain effective working relationships with consultants, contractors, supervisors and departmental officials.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally 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's 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, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
Skill in the use of a personal computer and related software for scheduling activities, MIS responsibilities and report preparation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in engineering, construction management, project management or related field; four (4) years experience in automated project scheduling including two (2) years experience in the administrative and supervisory aspects of the work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association - (Professional Unit)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Environmental Engineering
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E11/96 R5/00