Construction Management, Contract Administration, Project Management
4 Year Degree
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OPEN UNTIL FILLED; First Review: April 30, 2018
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately!
The City of Dana Point is seeking a highly experienced individual to fill its Senior Construction Manager position in the Public Works & Engineering Services Department. Under general direction the position performs difficult and complex professional construction engineering work requiring full professional competency.
Work involves directing a group of subordinate engineers, construction inspectors and/or sub professional employees.Assists in planning or design approach and program direction; performs design reviews of minor/major engineering projects; manages construction contracts; develops program studies and procedures; conducts and coordinates multi-agency/public/council meetings; and maintains compliance with budgets and federal, state, regional and local professional and regulatory standings.
This position also supports other Public Works Divisions such as, but not limited to; Development, General Engineering, Streets, Traffic, and Water Quality, as well as assists other Departments such as General Services.
This position is at will and exempt under FLSA standards.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in civil engineering, construction management or a related field.
Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in civil engineering and/or construction management work.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:
Construction Management Certification obtained through Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) (Mandatory)
Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California or ability to transfer through reciprocity within six months (Optional)
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license (Mandatory)
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures and operational needs; principles and practices of municipal government administration.
Civil engineering principles and practices and their application to municipal public works, planning design, programming and construction.
Current public works terminology and construction practices including safety, surveying, traffic control, inspection and engineering methods and materials as applicable.
Principles and practices of Capital Improvement Project planning and budgeting.
Methods and techniques for writing and presentations, contract management, business correspondence and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures.
Principles of personnel management including supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Public Works construction contract administration, including the process of contract preparation, contractor selection, administration of contract work, progress payments, construction management paperwork, change order, disputes, claims, equal employment opportunity and closing of contracts.
Use of software programs, including but not limited to, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, databases, e-mail, and other essential programs.
Principles of mathematics, including algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus, as applied to engineering work.
Prevailing Wage Law and Requirements therewith.
Safe work and driving principles and practices.
Work nights, weekends and holidays, if necessary, to complete tasks on time, and to attend meetings and functions.
Prepare accurate, comprehensive and well written plans, specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports.
Perform technical research work and maintain consistency with program objectives and standards.
Analyze and evaluate design drawings and specifications for public works construction.
Effectively, motivate and direct the work of subordinate personnel such as the City’s Construction Inspector.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties, including staff, City Council, commissions, agencies, community groups and individual citizens.
Negotiate with consultants and contractors.
Interpret, apply and ensure compliance with federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
Read and comprehend more complex material such as detailed operating and procedure manuals, contract specifications, specialized and technical reports and studies.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, for differing audiences.
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Provide courteous and responsive communications with the public.
Effectively use a variety of computer software programs.
Write clear, concise and accurate technical and non-technical reports, correspondence and memoranda; prepare reports, agreements and accurate records.
Operate a motor vehicle safely.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and qualification.
Benefits package includes: Comprehensive Annual Leave, 9/80 Work Schedule Option, CalPERS retirement with 2%@55 formula for Classic Members and 2%@62 for New Members (employees pay employee contribution of 7% for Classic Members and 6.25% for New Members); Health Benefits - The City has a cafeteria-style benefit program. This position is currently provided a $1,275 monthly benefit allowance to use toward monthly insurance premiums. The options include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; also a 457 deferred compensation plan, and a Section 125/129 flexible spending account program. Unused benefit allowance monies may be taken as cash under certain circumstances; Education reimbursement of eligible education expenses up to the cost of Full-Time, in-state course work at a California State University.
About City of Dana Point, CA
The City of Dana Point (population 36,500) is located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego in the southern part of Orange County. Dana Point is characterized by nearly seven miles of prominent coastal bluffs, beaches and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean. The City’s business sector is comprised of recreation amenities located within the harbor region; resident and tourist serving businesses; hotels and five-star resort facilities such as the Ritz Carlton and Monarch Beach Resort.
Incorporated in 1989, the City operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City operates with a hybrid in-house/contract model for providing services such as planning building, administration, finance, emergency services, police, public works and parks/recreation and has an annual General Fund operating budget of approximately $36 million.
The City’s primary mission is to provide high quality services, and to maintain and enhance the community’s environment and quality of life. This is accomplished through the efforts of employees and contractors who demonstrate a strong customer service orientation and high levels of professional excellence.