This position performs professional work in the planning and administration of transportation asset management programs including roadway pavement, bridge, and sidewalk systems. The position will supervise and administer asset management programs, identify annual and projected asset preservation and renewal capital improvement needs, and support CIP and annual funding decisions. The position will supervise two teams and will have significant community interaction through the asset renewal and replacement project development process. Work assignments are performed independently requiring skill and experience in municipal engineering and are reviewed by the Section Manager.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Advanced knowledge of Public Works engineering, asset management, and asset preservation practices and procedures for transportation infrastructure.
Thorough knowledge of asset management, business analytics, and geographic information system software.
Knowledge of Federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to public infrastructure engineering and construction.
Knowledge of computer modeling and computer aided drafting and mapping software and applications.
Knowledge of County’s comprehensive planning, capital improvement projects, and growth projections.
Ability to develop major capital improvement projects and asset preservation plans, and perform complex engineering data analysis calculations using spreadsheet and database programs.
Skill in coordinating engineering programs and projects including infrastructure condition assessment, data management and analysis, risk assessments and life cycle cost analyses.
Ability to work as an effective program supervisor; ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
Ability to manage, train, schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate assigned staff.
Ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast paced work environment.
Knowledge of field testing, sampling and investigative techniques and procedures.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Develops large and complex project goals, objectives, strategies, policies, procedures and budgets.
Manages and is responsible for one or more phases of large public infrastructure or development projects. Independently reviews and approves development activities and conditions with engineers and developers.
Manages and is responsible for one or more phases of large public infrastructure or development projects. Manages projects for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including development and procurement, and engineering and construction contracts.
Applies expertise and a thorough knowledge of current engineering principles and practices to resolve crucial issues and unique conditions; recommends new practices or changes in emphasis of projects.
Supervises a staff of professional and technical employees; 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.
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.
Signs and seals engineering documents.
Manages public works closeout activities.
Provides expert testimony in the environmental permitting appeal process.
Conducts pre-bid/preconstruction conferences and other meetings as required.
Recommends staffing requirements and budgets.
Evaluates bids for consultant performance.
Independently approves and negotiates development activities and conditions with engineers and developers.
Serves as expert advisor on construction projects to technicians and engineers on complex design/construction problems.
Performs other related duties as required.
Ten years of post-registration experience as a Professional Engineer.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain a Professional Engineer's license in the State of Florida within six months of employment