Construction Management, Facilities Management, Project Management
4 Year Degree
This is professional and managerial work coordinating the activities of the Facilities Construction group of the Fleet & Facilities Division. The position oversees facility construction projects from design through project close-out, demolition projects, and is responsible for the City's energy management program. Projects typically require extensive contact and close coordination with a variety of stakeholders both within and outside the organization. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.
Examples of Work Performed:
Prepares project budgets and controls expenditures.
Manages major building renovation projects.
Manages projects for abatement of hazardous materials, such as asbestos.
Manages capital projects for construction of new buildings.
Manages building demolition projects.
Ensures ADA compliance within City facilities.
Meets with various consultants and City staff to determine scope of work to be done on major projects.
Reviews work done by contractors and consultants.
Advises management regarding legal cases, contractors, and consultants.
Determines most cost effective means to accomplish project objectives.
Manages the facility condition assessment and the facilities CIP program.
Manages the energy management program.
Manages building projects designed to achieve energy improvements.
Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle.
The examples of work performed are not intended to be all inclusive.
The City of Wichita reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.
Knowledge of the City's practices and procedures related to the use of public funds, its personnel policies, purchasing procedures, accounting methods and budgeting procedures.
Ability to analyze and make sound recommendations to resolve facility problems.
Ability to effectively plan and direct the work of others.
Ability to develop replacement and/or repair specifications for specialized equipment and building systems.
Develops statements of work for professional architects and engineers.
Develops contracts for professional services of architects, engineers, and consultants.
Ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications from a print that may be as large as 36 by 48 inches with information printed as small as twenty characters per inch.
Knowledge of standard computer keyboard configurations and ability to access, interpret, and record information using a video display terminal and electronic keyboard.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other departments, representatives of other organizations, and the public.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
May require ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license.
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Required Experience and Training:
Graduation from a four year college with a degree in architecture or construction management, plus five years of administrative work including supervision in building maintenance or construction management. Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in construction methods and techniques. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
Internal Number: PO4640
About City of Wichita
The City of Wichita is a large and dynamic organization, providing many services to residents and visitors. Despite the diversity of services and the organizational complexity, fundamentally every activity, strategy, and outcome is guided by a clear vision, a simple mission, and values.
The 2019-2020 Adopted Budget is a plan to provide services to residents, based on our vision, our mission and our values.
The City vision is to be a leading–edge organization serving a dynamic and inclusive community. Based on this vision, the City Council adopted a clear and simple mission statement:
As an exceptionally well-run city, we will:
• Keep Wichita safe,
• Grow our economy,
• Build dependable infrastructure and
• Provide conditions for living well
To accomplish its mission, the City anchors its work in its core values of trust and service. Trust means: Respect, Empowerment, Ethics, Stewardship, Integrity, Engagement, and Family. Service means: Professionalism, Innovation, Excellence and Equity. To summarize, everything the City does, including developing and proposing annual budget recommendations, is based on the City’s mission, which is guided by the City’s values.