This is technical and managerial work coordinating the activities of the Facilities Division within Public Works & Utilities. The position oversees construction projects from funding authorization through completion both directly and through supervision of other Facilities Division construction project managers. Projects typically require extensive contract 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:
Manages capital projects for construction of new buildings, remodels, moves and demolition.
Controls and reports on project status, schedules and budgets.
Executes projects for abatement of hazardous materials, such as asbestos, and ADA compliance.
Assists in developing and following City facility standards for construction, safety and space use.
Meets with various consultants and City staff to coordinate work.
Plans, organizes, supervises and collaborates with City staff and on-call consultants to complete job duties.
Advises management regarding legal cases, contractors, and consultants.
Reviews work done by contractors and consultants.
Determines most cost effective means to accomplish objectives.
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.
REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
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, organize, supervise and direct the work of others.
Ability to develop replacement and/or repair specifications for specialized equipment and building systems.
Advises on statements of work for professional architects and engineers.
Advises on and executes projects under 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 & 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.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on education, experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: PO 4736
About City of Wichita
• The City of Wichita is a leading-edge organization serving a dynamic and inclusive community.
As an exceptionally well-run city, we will keep Wichita safe, grow our economy, build dependable infrastructure and provide conditions for living well.
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, Empowe...rment, 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.