This is a Project Manager position with Facilities Construction and Management. This position is primarily responsible for the management of Major Maintenance (MM) and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects as assigned by the Supervisor. The Project Manager is responsible for the on-time and on-budget delivery of his/her assigned projects, project leadership from the conceptual phase through final acceptance of construction, and the supervision and evaluation of staff who assist on his/her projects. The position entails a wide degree of creativity and latitude in technical matters. Incumbent may exercise considerable independent decision making. Coordination of projects with local and state agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage projects through development of scope of work, consultant selection, review of design and construction plans, permitting and final construction completion.
Leads consultant selection process in coordination with the Procurement Department.
Review bids and qualifications.
Interview short list vendors for final selection.
Negotiates scope and fee for professional services related to assigned projects.
Performs detailed technical research and seeks practical solutions to solve project problems.
Coordinates with County Departments or any other stakeholders in fulfillment of assigned projects.
Liaison with local municipalities and third party stakeholders on topics relevant to assigned projects.
Review pay applications of consultants and contractors.
Site visits during design, permitting and construction stages to ensure successful completion of project.
Display excellent customer service skills while interacting with the public.
Education, Experience, Licensing:
Requires any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing or Structural Engineering, Architecture or a closely related field, and two (2) years of experience.
Possession of current professional engineering or architectural license or the ability to obtain a professional license in the State of Florida within one year of employment.
Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required.
Will be required to pass an NCIC background check and must be able to obtain a Fingerprint Based security clearance from the Lee County Sheriff's Office and State Attorney's Office.
Knowledgeable with FBC (Florida Building Code), Life Safety and ADA rules and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in written form.
Demonstrate skills in project management related to building remodeling and construction is highly recommended.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices related to engineering, architectural, capital improvement projects and construction management.
Ability to prepare, review and interpret contract documents, plans and specifications.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products is recommended.
Work hours and days are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment.
About Lee County Board of County Commissioners
Our mission is to construct, maintain, and improve on Lee County's infrastructure by providing services such as efficient heating & cooling, building construction, building renovation, housekeeping, parking management, project management and building trades services. We ensure that Lee County facilities are constructed, renovated and maintained for an energy efficient, safe and functional environment, in a cost effective manner, for its occupants.