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• Join a dedicated high-performing team of County professionals.
• Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!
• Award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.
Technical Manager (Official Job Title: Manager II - Construction): This position oversees assigned infrastructure projects, providing overall direction for completing complex construction programs/projects, leading work teams, and handling multi-disciplinary and technically challenging projects and programs within the CIP. Typical projects involve interagency, inter-jurisdictional or multi-disciplinary coordination and public involvement.
Subject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.
Plans, organizes, supervises, directs and reviews the work of assigned personnel, in the execution of various types of projects/improvements during construction:
Plans, organizes, supervises, directs and reviews the work of assigned construction management group for the Transportation/Stormwater group, including consultants in the construction of various types of projects/improvements and in-house inspection team involved in the CIP
Oversees the coordination of construction activities for inspection and construction administration
Responsible for preparation and administration of adopted project budgets (construction portion)
Provides oversight of the construction group’s assigned projects for contractor compliance with schedule, quality, and budget parameters
Provides oversight and review of correspondence, reports, studies and construction schedules.
Assists with contract development
Reviews work of construction professionals for technical competence and compliance with all current codes and regulations
Provide constructability reviews, bid analysis, and construction specifications as needed
Assists with public inquiries/meetings/public outreach relative to specific projects, policies and procedures
Claim and escalation support
Sign-offs at appropriate times per Business Practice for IFCA’s, Invoices, final Pay Applications
Provides technical consistency for construction services and fees, negotiation support, and QA/QC.
Ensures enforcement of contract documents.
Provides annual reviews, approval of timecards, and authorizations of leave.
Provides technical guidance to Construction PMs for close-out and turnover to Operations for CIP.
Involved in providing Technical Process Improvement support to Transportation/Stormwater Operations Manager.
Serve and support Transportation/Stormwater CIP group as part of PSRC.
Manages construction projects as needed.
Assists with resource planning for construction administration and inspection of CIP projects.
Assists staff with training to acquire technical competence.
Alignment of Business Center Core Services with BCC Strategic Issues:
Assists with the development of the CIP that support the business centers’ core services for alignment with BCC strategic initiatives.
Assists the work unit with technically developing performance measures that improve work processes.
Manages proactive assessments of fraud awareness, prevention, detection and risk mitigation activities in area of responsibility; oversees financial, compliance, operational and performance audits; reviews audit findings and ensures appropriate controls are established and implemented.
Job Competencies: e-Builder, Outlook, Microsoft Office, Adobe
Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application .
Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA
Minimum Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or Construction Management AND six (6) years of related experience - OR - a Master's Degree with four (4) or more years of related experience. Supervisory experience required. May consider substituting years of experience for the four-year degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Professional Engineering (P.E.) certification from the State of Florida and/or advanced professional certification highly desirable.
Additional Salary Information: May exceed depending upon qualifications
Internal Number: 4699
About Sarasota County Government
Sarasota County Government is a progressive government with approximately 2,300 employees providing diverse services to the public. Our benefits include:
• Attractive medical/dental/life insurance
• Generous paid time off and 11 paid holidays
• State retirement programs
About Sarasota: Sarasota County is a past winner of the All American County Award from the National Civic League. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota provides 35 miles of world-famous beaches and is host of the annual Offshore Grand Prix boat race. The county is home of Oscar Scherer and Myakka State Parks, a world-class rowing park and boasts more than 100 challenging golf courses. Sarasota is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. There are a number of colleges and Money magazine ranked the Sarasota County Public Schools one of the top 100 school systems in the United States. Unsurpassed beauty… rich cultural offering…diverse educational opportunities…wide-ranging recreational possibilities…All of this makes Sarasota a great place to live, work, and play!
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