Assistant Director, Public Works – Capital Projects
Contributes to managing and guiding to successful completion, in a timely manner and within budget, multiple complex engineering and construction projects that are part of the County Capital Improvements Program.
Contributes to managing the design and construction of CIP projects, both internal and by consulting engineering firms who perform planning, design and construction administration of capital projects;
Processes plans through local, State and Federal regulatory agencies;
Tracks project budgets and ensures timely acquisition and formulation of financial reporting data; Assists in coordinating and assigning the work of professional and sub-professional engineering staff engaged in the review, design, and construction of public infrastructure;
Assists in the preparation of the department budget and CIP;
Manages timeliness and completeness of annual department budget and annual Utilities/Transportation CIP’s,
Manages the overall procurement needs of the department with the Central Procurement Office;
Assists with tracking and administering contracts including the award of contracts, payments under the contracts, and change orders;
Manages personnel and human resource needs for the department;
Assists with reviewing and evaluating bids, RFQs, and RFPs received;
Tracks and manages all necessary property acquisitions and easements needed for capital projects;
Participates in the short-, mid-, and long-term planning for public infrastructure;
Participates in the review and updating of a variety of engineering and construction standards;
Participates in meetings with the general public, landowners, engineers, developers, other County staff and Board members to provide information related to….;
Prepares and maintains files and records.
Assists with training and oversees supportive personnel;
Performs related tasks as required.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and at least five years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience in the design and construction of public infrastructure. Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred, but not required.