This is a responsible managerial position and includes work in the planning, design, and construction of capital projects as well as oversight of a wide variety of projects. Employees in this class participate in the design and construction of facilities and public utilities improvements. Duties require the application of skills and knowledge, and exercise of considerable independent judgment in developing and completing projects. Assignments are normally received in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Supervision may be exercised over both in-house employees as well as consultants engaged in various design, construction, inspection, maintenance, or clerical operations. Work is reviewed for general adherence to established norms. Supervision is received from a professional superior who reviews work in progress and upon completion to insure achievement of objectives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Schedules, assigns, performs, and supervises engineering design projects; directs and coordinates plan design and preparation, cost estimate development, and specification preparation; participates in the development and design of projects.
Performs, supervises, and participates in the analysis and review of design studies prepared by both in-house staff as well as professional consultants; prepares recommendations for the consideration of professional and administrative superiors and committees.
Conducts special studies and projects relating to technical and administrative aspects of the public utilities function; prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by municipal administration.
Serves as first technical/engineering support resource for operation and maintenance discussions.
Conducts analysis of problems encountered in the utility system. Provides suggestions and procedures to resolve the problem.
Oversees the development and preparation of designs and plans for City projects; oversees preparation of specifications, assesses project costs,; generally responsible for overall design and construction management of projects.
Interprets plans and specifications; approves design changes in the course of construction; reviews contractor's change orders and payment requests, and generally responsible for overall construction administration of projects.
Prepares operation/construction permit application for Public Utilities.
Reviews plans, specifications and cost estimates prepared by professional and sub-professional personnel.
Prepares reports and recommendations for consideration and action by various City, county and state regulatory and administrative boards.
Conducts and supervises instructional programs for subordinates as required.
Participates in the selection of design consultants and construction managers, including contract negotiations, as required.
Must effectively and positively represent the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.
Must establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering.
Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the area of design and construction management.
Florida Registration as an Engineer
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering.
Seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in the area of design and construction management.
Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida
Valid Driver's License: With proof of automobile insurance
Background Check: Must have an acceptable background record
Driving Abstract: Must have an acceptable driving record
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of design and construction management as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of public utilities facilities in the area of specialization.
Knowledge of the current literature, trends, products, technology and developments in the field of civil engineering.
Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration.
Knowledge of the laws, regulations and codes applicable to the design and construction of public utilities projects.
Demonstrated skill in the oversight, planning, and implementation of major programs and services for an organization.
Skilled in the use of complex technical, scientific, or mathematical concepts that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
Ability to adapt approved methods and standards to the design, construction, and inspection of a variety of public utilities projects.
Ability to use and learn new software packages to complete civil engineering drawings and designs.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relations with fellow employees, contractors, consultants, supervisors, managers and the public.
Ability to supervise a group of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
About City of Hollywood, FL
The City of Hollywood is a beachfront community located in southeastern Broward County midway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Founded by Joseph Young in 1925, Hollywood is approximately 30 square miles in size and is Broward’s third-largest municipality with a population of roughly 143,000 residents. Hollywood has an average annual high temperature of 83 degrees and low temperature of 68 degrees.