The Construction Project Manager is responsible for planning, designing, and contracting various maintenance and repair projects under to the guidance of a Construction Project Management Supervisor (CPMS). Must posses excellent communication and advanced computer skills, and the ability to draft construction plans in AutoCAD or MicroStation. Duties include: drafting construction specifications for use in bidding, performing field reviews and construction site inspections; gathering the necessary project documentation in support of contractor invoicing and as-built records; following through on project schedule commitments and milestones; and prioritizing maintenance and repair projects. A valid Class E Florida Driver's License is required for duration of this appointment.The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Develops and prepares engineering plans and designs for a variety of construction projects; estimates quantities and costs of such projects.
Assists consultants in the development of construction projects; issues work orders to consultants, surveyors and testing labs; reviews consultants' plans and specifications at various stages of development for conformance to design standards, completeness and accuracy; monitors consultants' cost estimates and verifies consultant's invoices and recommends payment.
Coordinates bid advertisements; schedules and assists in conducting pre-bid conferences; assists in evaluating bids and making recommendations for award of contract.
Schedules and assists in conducting pre-bid construction meetings with consultants, contractors and subcontractors; issues Notice to Proceed to contractors; reviews field inspection reports.
Assists in the preparation of schedules and monitors construction progress; assists in the preparation of change orders; maintains records of consultant's payments.
Assists in the inspection of projects for substantial completion and prepares punch list of any deficiencies; arranges for correction of defects by contractor during warranty period and conducts inspection at end of warranty period to ensure correction of defects.
Prepares required paperwork for capitalizing and closing the project; performs special investigations, sites analyses and feasibility studies as required and submits technical and management reports.
Meets with consultants, contractors, utility organizations, city, state, federal agencies, civic associations, business and community leaders, property owners and attorneys; assists with the preparation of the budget for capital expenditures.
Makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline and promotions of subordinates; authorizes leave; evaluates employee performance.
Performs related work as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in architecture, civil engineering, construction management or closely related field. Requires four (4) years of professional engineering and/or construction management experience relevant to the area of assignment or closely related experience.