The person in this position performs responsible engineering/management work in planning, designing and implementing capital projects for the City. The position also assists with other elements such as energy usage and other special projects as assigned. This position reports to the Assistant City Manager – Development Services.
An employee of this class is responsible for all work activities associated with the following:
Provide project management services for projects across the city's departments as assigned
Provide technical analysis as needed for various facilities/projects/efforts
This classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Assist departments with developing clear project goals for time, cost and scope.
Help develop realistic milestones and budget for total project costs.
Manage process for selection of professional firms with projects including preparing RFP's, qualifying firms, organizing selection team/process, conducting interviews, evaluations, forming recommendation for selection, negotiating pricing and contracts.
Assist/coordinate stakeholder and Council interaction, communication and approvals.
Prepare project programs and design from schematic through working drawing stages.
Develop project design and construction time schedules.
Recommend purchase and procurement of long lead time items to maintain schedule.
Coordinate bid packages
Receive and analyze construction professional proposals, make award recommendation including conducting pre-award conferences and negotiate and prepare construction contracts per Client's direction.
Work as directed in obtaining capital appropriation.
Review/generate general and special conditions, contract formats, specifications, action program guidelines, safety plans, contract supplements, etc. as needed.
Recommend contractor and sub-contractors.
Review and inspect construction work to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications and contract documents.
Coordinate with construction entities on work, systems, schedule control, resource analysis, etc.
Provide construction review status updates .
Establish lines of authority with construction entities.
As appropriate, require on-site record-keeping with detail (logs, progress schedules, manpower, finance reports, quantities, material list, shop drawings, etc.
Coordinate with contractors' subs as needed.
Provide/facilitate and communicate interpretations during construction.
Coordinate compliance with design specifications.
Manage change orders.
Coordinate punch lists, warranties, guarantees, releases of claims, payments.
Expedite as-built drawings.
Assist with new city construction or renovation projects, water resources projects, recreation projects, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including public presentation skills
Ability to effectively coordinate work with other agencies and other City Departments
Project management skills: planning, scope development, scheduling, work plan development, implementation, construction management
Construction background, familiar with commercial and industrial construction techniques
Working knowledge of cad and pc based programs
Outstanding planning and organizational skills
Ability to work efficiently with computers and various software packages
Ability to utilize electronic maintenance tools, adding machine, and telephone
Ability to schedule work in an efficient manner
Ability to coordinate with architects, engineers, vendors, etc. projects
Education and Experience Completion of an engineering or construction management degree and five years of progressive experience involving a number of the illustrative types of work described above; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Inclement Weather Classification: Essential
Please note that it is not sufficient to submit only a resume. The City of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 2019-00017
About City of Burlington
“The City of Burlington is dedicated to providing high quality municipal services within our diverse community in a friendly, professional and efficient manner in order to promote the safety, health, and quality of life of residents and employees
The City of Burlington values and is committed to the delivery of services and interactions with the public that promote fiscal and ethical responsibility with transparency, integrity, accountability, teamwork and respect for all.”
Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, in an area known as the Piedmont, is the City of Burlington: A City of progress and quality, which boasts a population of more than 50,000. Burlington is located only a few hours drive from the picturesque Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the west and the scenic coastal beaches to the east. With a mean annual temperature of 61 degrees, an average rainfall of 51 inches, and four distinct seasons. Burlington residents and visitors are afforded the opportunity to enjoy many different recreational activities and events year round.
Population: Approximately 52,000 residents
Location: Alamance County
Government: Council-Manager format
Size: 25.4 mi
School System: Alamance-Burlington
Elementary Schools: 20
Middle Schools: 7
High Schools: 8