US News & World Reported that Sarasota, Florida is the number 1 place in Florida and Number 18 in the country for best places to live. We need your help to create wonderful experiences for residents and vacationing guests navigating Sarasota. Capital Projects manages the county’s approximately 1 billion dollar capital projects program – overseeing projects from design through construction completion in the areas of Utilities, Facilities, and Transportation. We have an opening and you can join this dedicated high-performing team of County professionals. Enjoy great benefits including the Florida Retirement System (FRS), Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System and many, many more such as optional insurance options for Accident, Cancer, Long Term Care and Identity Theft and award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at 7 Sarasota County Government locations.
Transportation/Stormwater and Construction Project Manager and/or Engineer (Official Job Title: Project Manager / Administrator I, II or III):This position is responsible for managing the construction of minor and intermediate Transportation and Stormwater CIP (Capital Improvement Program) projects and may assist on major projects. The work and technical functions are under the assistance and support of the Transportation/Stormwater Construction Manager (CM) and other Level III and IV Project Managers(PM). Manages single or multiple projects with similar size and scope parameters and budgets. Projects may also include other areas such as site work, utilities and landscaping. May also work as needed to assist in the design phase of projects.
Note:Responsibility/Level of Position will be determined based on qualifications/competencies of selected candidate.
Manages capital and operational type projects within the Transportation/Stormwater Construction group. Responsible through the CM for the oversight of construction contracts and projects as assigned by the County's administrative agent and capital projects management team. Responds as County representative throughout construction in regard to issues and is responsible for implementing County direction through contractual procedures. Manages construction and design contracts to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations by engineers, architects, construction contractors, and consultants.
With assistance from the CM and Level III and IV PM's, participates in teams consisting of internal stakeholders, engineers, inspectors, operational groups, and provides input to project team.to resolve disputes. Develops and maintains effective working, relationships with inter-departmental agencies. Confers and coordinates with contractors, engineers, architects, inspectors and other parties to ensure County design/construction standards are adhered to. Assists in providing resolution of construction or design problems and coordinates with other agencies for permitting and project certifications as needed.
Assists the design PMs and works with Procurement to prepare solicitation for Professional Services: reviews proposals. Participates in the Professional Solicitation Review Committee (PSRC) as needed to select professional consultants. Helps to negotiate contract scope, budget, and schedule with selected consultant. Ensures contracts include all necessary work scope to complete project. Prepares project related correspondence. Coordinate construction notice-to-proceed with stakeholders, contractor, and consultants. Reviews construction proposals and approved contracts and coordinates consultant recommendations.
Tier 1: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management or related field -OR - 4 years of related project management experience. A valid Driver’s License is required.
Tier 2: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management or related field and 3 years experience in project management or capital improvement project (CIP) management -OR- A Master’s Degree in Engineering or Project Management, Construction Management and two years of related experience -OR- 7 years of related project management experience. A valid Driver’s License is required.
Tier 3: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management or related field and 5 years experience in project management or capital improvement project (CIP) management -OR- A Master’s Degree in Engineering or Project Management, Construction Management and four years of related experience -OR- 9 years of related project management experience. A valid Driver’s License is required.
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Preferred Qualifications:CTQP Qualifications in Concrete, Asphalt, Earthworks, Pile Driving, Drilled Shafts, or Final Estimates is preferred. Intermediate or Advanced Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) is preferred. FDEP Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector certification is preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.
Job Based Competencies:Comprehensive experience in construction, contract administration, project management, and supervision of transportation projects. Sound judgment and decision making.
Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.