Under the direction of the Construction Programs Division manager, the candidate will be responsible for administering/managing the construction of building projects in support of the Harris County Engineering Department's (HCED) capital improvement and maintenance programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manages a staff of professional, technical, administrative, and field personnel with the support of professional consulting services
- Provides Field Managers (FM) with leadership and motivation to ensure timely delivery and execution of building construction projects
- Evaluates and determines appropriate construction delivery systems and the most cost-effective plan and schedule for completing projects
- Assesses the need of professional services (i.e.: consulting support services, material engineering and testing services, construction management services, environmental testing, etc.) and coordinates/ administers service contracts
- Ensures that quality assurance, risk management, regulation compliance and permitting is properly executed during the project design phase.
- Monitors and interacts with FMs and project teams to balance the workload between available resources, identify deficiencies and initiate solutions
- Meets regularly with internal management and client representatives to discuss project status, schedules, and project plans.
- Prepares budget estimates based on past expenditures and proposed projects
- Performs periodic personnel review and recommend adjustment of salaries, classifications, etc.
- Participates in the review of proposed construction projects including pre-bid meetings.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Construction Management, Construction Science, Civil Engineering or related field.
- A minimum of 8 years of experience in project management with multi-disciplined projects and leadership experience including administration of finances associated with project management and management of personnel.
- Knowledge of:
- Engineering, procurement, construction terminology, concepts and relationships in the public sector.
- Methods, materials, equipment and desired results for a wide variety of work situations.
- Proven leadership, communication, mentoring and client liaison skills
- Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills
- Strong computer skills including operating knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access)