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POSITION SUMMARY Plans, coordinates, budgets, and supervises complex projects from development to completion.
Successful candidate will manage complex design and construction projects in facilities managed by AFM. They will provide turn-key project management including fiscal management, planning, team coordination, public outreach, design and construction management, and planning of maintenance activities. Management will include both architectural/engineering design consultants and general contractors.
Applicants should be able to work independently within a complex team environment and be capable of open collaboration between design consultant teams, county personnel, general contractors, the public, and other stakeholders.
Applicants should be well versed in commercial design, construction and possess a strong working knowledge of structural mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, fire protection, telecom data and audio-visual systems
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, design professionals or the public to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems. • Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines. • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports. • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, or other regulations. • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with environmental regulations. • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems. • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods. • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites to ensure that proper construction procedures are being followed. • Prepare contracts or negotiate revisions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, or subcontractors. • Develop or implement quality control programs. • Develop or implement environmental protection programs. • Implement new or modified plans in response to delays, bad weather, or construction site emergencies. • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to representatives of the owner or developer, including administrative staff, workers, or clients. • Perform or contract others to perform prebuilding assessments, such as conceptual cost estimating, rough order of magnitude estimating, feasibility, or energy efficiency, environmental, and sustainability assessments. • Apply for and obtain all necessary permits or licenses. • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans, using computer models. • Contract or oversee craft work, such as painting or plumbing. • Direct and supervise construction or related workers. • Determine labor requirements for dispatching workers to construction sites. • Requisition supplies or materials to complete construction projects.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: • Project management and research principles and resources. • Business English, spelling and arithmetic. • Overall function and responsibilities and services in assigned area. • Microsoft Office products. • Budgetary principles. • Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings or other structures. • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. • Practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. • Design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Skilled in: • Active listening by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. • Critical thinking by using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. • Talking to others to convey information effectively. • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Abilities: • Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. • Building Partnerships – Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units or organizations to help achieve business goals. • Collaboration – Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships. • Driving for Results – Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement. • Initiating Action – Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. • Follow Up – Monitoring the results of delegations, assignments, or projects, considering the skills, knowledge and experience of the assigned individual and the characteristics of the assignment or project. • Negotiation – Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties. • Managing Conflict – Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
WORK ENVIRONMENT Moderate noise is typical for the work environment for this job.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Experience: Four years of progressively responsible project management experience • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. • Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted? Yes • Licenses and Certifications: Valid NC or SC driver’s license and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator Permit. Positions require one of the following; Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE), Licensure as an Architect, Professional Geologist (PG), Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), or Certified Code Official with four Level III Inspector Trade Certificates.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field and six years’ experience post licensure of progressively responsible project management experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licensing Requirements: Positions require one of the following; NC licensure as an Architect, Professional Engineer (PE). Position requires a valid NC or SC driver's license
Internal Number: 110916
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County is home to over a million residents and the City of Charlotte. With 6.9 million residents within 100 miles, Mecklenburg County and Charlotte lie in the heart of a region that is the sixth largest urban area in the United
States. Mecklenburg County has the largest population of any county in the State of North Carolina. The County includes the City of Charlotte; the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville (north of Charlotte); and the towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, and Pineville (south and southeast of Charlotte).