PROJECT MANAGER - 40009425 1

Date: Aug 16, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

County Engineering

DATE POSTED:         

   

July 20, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

September 30, 2022

SALARY MIN:  

 

$64,395.00

SALARY MAX:

 

$115,911.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40009425

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The purpose of this job is to perform professional work managing complex construction and renovation projects for Durham County through the various phases of planning, design, construction, occupancy and warranty.

Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager and the Deputy Director of Engineering and Environmental Services. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Manages the Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) and other construction or renovation projects; prepares bid packages/documents; develops construction contracts, specifications and bid forms; prepares scope of work statements for design engineers and inspecting engineers.

 

  • Evaluates and monitors the selection process for design consultants and contractors; reviews bids and recommendations for contract awards; prepares Agenda Action Forms for BOCC approval; attends meetings to obtain approval of budget amendments.

 

  • Acts as liaison between County departments, developers, contractors and the public relating to engineering and construction projects; determines nature and extent of work; coordinates petition process involving property owners as part of project approval.

 

  • Monitors contractors and consultants to ensure that contract terms and conditions are met; inspects construction sites for compliance with specifications and tracks change orders.

 

  • Reviews, justifies and recommends change orders; reviews and approves pay requests to ensure that values are correct, and schedules are reasonable; monitors expenditures and revenues and provides information to officials.

 

  • Determines date of substantial completion and performs final inspection to assure project completion according to contract requirements.

 

  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in engineering design and construction
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal ordinances and regulations and environmental mandates
  • Knowledge of computers and software programs for job costing, drafting, spreadsheets, word processing, scheduling, and estimating
  • Ability to prepare designs, bid documents, specifications, work schedules, plans, maps and reports
  • Ability to conduct engineering research work and write technical reports
  • Ability to use engineering and drafting instruments and tables
  • Ability to provide supervision and guidance to technically and professionally trained subordinates
  • Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to organize work and work independently
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors and the general public

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from an appropriately accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a related field, and three years experience in engineering, architecture or construction project management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Professional Engineer and/or AIA registration preferred but not required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license is required.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:

Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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