The South Florida Water Management District (District) is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources in the southern half of the state, covering 16 counties from Orlando to the Florida Keys and serving a population of 8.1 million residents. It is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts. Created in 1949, the agency is responsible for managing and protecting water resources of South Florida by balancing and improving flood control, water supply, water quality and natural systems.
The District is seeking candidates to fill two Engineering/ Construction Manager positions to managing moderate to complex projects that support the agency's core mission of flood control, restoration and water supply. In addition to the project's overall impact to the District's operational success and financial posture, complexity is defined by a number of other factors such as design requirements and specifications; regulatory compliance issues; and cost and time requirements. Proactively manages projects from conceptual design phase through close-out phase and applies a fiscally conservative direction for managing construction costs, financial resources and human resources. Develops the appropriate metrics and benchmarks to measure the success of each project. Ensures all project budgets are developed in accordance with Budget Bureau standards, and accurately reflect financial requirements to complete the project. Successful applicants must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.
Positions may be filled as either:
Senior Engineering/ Construction Manager: Typically has a Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline such as but not limited to Civil, Construction or Structural Engineering and 6+ years' experience that demonstrates measurable career and technical progression that can be applied to support the Engineering and Construction Bureau's work plan and the District's business plans and strategies.
Engineering/ Construction Manager: Typically has a Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline such as but not limited to Civil, Construction or Structural Engineering and 5+ years' experience that demonstrates measurable career and technical progression that can be applied to support the Engineering and Construction Bureau's work plan and the District's business plans and strategies.
License: Valid State of Florida Driver's License. Valid State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.
As a member of the team at the District, you will play an important role in preserving and restoring the vital natural environment that extends from Central Florida's Upper Chain of Lakes through the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee south, to the Florida Keys.
A comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, medical & dental, and State of Florida Retirement plan. Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!