Engineer (Design Project Management)

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Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

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Full Time

Overview: Review, coordinate, and manage the work of transportation design consultants for Capital Improvement Projects from implementation through design &ndash; including but not limited to monitoring the progress of design consultants for adherence to scope, schedule, and budget; reviewing and approving progress reports and invoices; and obtaining applicable permits and documents needed to construct the project. Position requires experience in the management of public works transportation projects, consultant negotiation and management, and public outreach and communication. Work assignments are performed independently with oversight by the team leader.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Develops large and complex projects goals, objectives, strategies, policies, procedures, and budgets.</li> <li>Manages Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, including development and procurement, and engineering and construction contracts.</li> <li>Evaluate contract amendments and work order revisions for sufficiency.</li> <li>Serves as a technical specialist in the application of advanced concepts, principles, and methods in assigned area; remains informed of new techniques, technology, and requirements for the purposes of recommending changes in programs or applications; interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates assignments.</li> <li>Applies thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the variety of aspects affecting the County; applies expertise acquired through progressive experience to resolve crucial issues and unique conditions; remains informed of new methods and practices impacting the Department and County, and recommends new practices or changes in emphasis of projects.</li> <li>Plans, schedules, coordinates the preparation of documents and activities for multiple major projects; reviews operational procedures to ensure compliance with applicable policies and performance measures.</li> <li>Interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others; leads project meetings and makes presentations; represents the County and maintains productive relationships with individuals and related organizations.</li> <li>Receives administrative supervision with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.</li> <li>Other related duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div><strong>Minimum Qualifications</strong></div> <div> <ul> <li>Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer (active status) in the applicable discipline as required by the Florida Statutes Chapter 471.&nbsp; (An applicant who holds a valid license to practice engineering in another state, must meet the current criteria/requirements to be licensed in the state of Florida as a professional engineer, and obtain the license within 6 months of employment.)</li> </ul> <br /> <div> <div><strong>Job Specifications</strong></div> </div> <div> <ul> <li>Knowledge of the principles and practices for assigned functional area.</li> <li>Knowledge of large and complex construction project management methods and practices.</li> <li>Knowledge of computer modeling and computer-aided drafting and mapping software and applications.</li> <li>Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances, and other professional sources of information pertaining to public infrastructure, building and zoning codes, environmental permitting, and real estate.</li> <li>Knowledge of the principles and practices of land surveying.</li> <li>Knowledge of County&rsquo;s comprehensive planning, capital improvement projects, and growth projections.</li> <li>Knowledge of field testing, sampling and investigative techniques and procedures.</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of public works engineering, project development, design, land acquisition and construction, and capital project schedule and budget management.</li> <li>Ability to work as an effective program supervisor; ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.</li> <li>Ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.</li> <li><strong>Critical Thinking</strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;Ability to identify, analyze, and solve complex technical issues associated with the design and implementation of capital improvement projects.</li> <li><strong>Decision Making</strong>&nbsp;- Exercise independent judgement in assessing the recommendations of Staff/Consultants with regards to technical and economical aspects of project.</li> <li><strong>Communication</strong>&nbsp;- Ability to develop and maintain relationships with the local and professional communities; ability to convey complex concepts and initiatives.</li> <li><strong>Strategic Planning</strong>&nbsp;- Ability to foresee unique complications (short and long term) that will impact the budget and schedule of any given project.</li> <li><strong>Managerial/Operational Skills</strong>&nbsp;- Manage distribution of work to design professional.</li> <li><strong>Leadership</strong>&nbsp;- Ability to utilize all available resources to maintain project schedule.</li> <li><strong>Analytical Ability</strong>&nbsp;- Ability to conceptualize solutions to complex technical issues.</li> <li><strong>Managing Complexity</strong>&nbsp;- Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, while understanding the varying needs of all stakeholders.</li> <li><strong>Other</strong>&nbsp;- Extensive knowledge of civil/transportation&nbsp; engineering project principles and practices.</li> </ul> </div> </div>