Assistant Director of Seaport Engineering & Facilities Maintenance
Broward County Board of County Commissioners
January 10, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
92696.91 - 147944.05
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Applications must be received by Friday, 1/26/18 at 5:00 PM EST
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Enterprise Assistant Director of Capital Projects (working title: Assistant Director of Seaport Engineering & Facilities Maintenance) at Port Everglades:
The purpose of this class is to manage: enterprise-level budgeting, design, permitting, construction and close-out of large construction, capital improvement projects and maintenance of large facilities, amenities, infrastructure and grounds depending on area of assignment.
At Port Everglades, this position manages building and site maintenance, repair and remodeling of facilities; coordinates and directs the operations of the facilities/maintenance section for trades including but not limited to: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, lighting, mechanical, utilities, drainage, roadways, fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and PA systems.
This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Depending on area of assignment, manages building and site maintenance, repair and remodeling of assigned facilities; coordinates and directs the operations of a facilities/maintenance section with regards to budgets and facilities maintenance for trades including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, lighting, mechanical, utilities, drainage, roadways, fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and PA systems.
Manages the construction of major building improvements; manages design work to ensure scope, schedule and budget are adhered to; provides advice and direction to division staff as it relates to other projects, including the coordination of efforts to maximize results.
Prepares documentation, graphic presentations, budgetary estimates and analysis for potential and upcoming projects within the division; provides direction and options analysis in the area of construction and development.
Assists the Agency Director with technical documentation and analysis on a variety of issues relating to the division's business.
Coordinates with other Divisions and County agencies with respect to assigned duties.
Manages cost, analysis and cost-effective programs for section activities, which includes budget, personnel actions, purchasing and recordkeeping activities.
Depending on are of assignment, makes budgetary and policy/procedural recommendations to management relating to maintenance functions.
Performs daily site visits to projects in construction; meets with contractors and consultants on projects currently in construction; updates project reports and schedules; attends project coordination meetings.
Performs administrative work, prepares change orders and work authorizations, approves invoices (consultants and contractors); projects closeout and final payment to contractor and consultant; meets with consultants and contractors to discuss open items and have them resolved to keep the project moving forward.
Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of specifications and bidding documents for assigned projects.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.
It is important that applicants thoroughly answer all supplemental questions in order to receive appropriate credit. Applications may not be processed if incomplete.
Applicants interested in working at Port Everglades must be able to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) as required by the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA).
Successful candidates must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License for duration of their appointment to this job.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Emergency Management Responsibilities:
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities: All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES
Applications must be received by Friday, 1/26/18 at 5:00 PM EST
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT http://www.broward.org/careers
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field. Master's Degree preferred.
Requires six (6) years of experience in facilities and maintenance operations, capital project management, and/or design and engineering, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses: - Possess and maintain a Professional Engineer's license (PE) in the State of Florida for the duration of the assignment. (Depending upon area of assignment) - Ability to secure and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment. - Ability to secure and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification card (TWIC) within 60 days of employment and for the duration of employment. - Ability to secure and maintain a valid Port Security Identification Badge for the duration of employment.
Preferences: - M.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field - Project Management Professional (PMP) certification - Current State of Florida General or Building Contractor's License - LEED certification - Working knowledge of AutoCad - Ten (10) years of experience utilizing governmental accounting and procurement processes - Ten(10) years of experience in public sector construction project management
About Broward County Board of County Commissioners
As one of South Florida’s leading economic powerhouses, Broward County’s Port Everglades is the gateway for international trade and cruise vacations. Consistently ranked among the three busiest cruise ports in the world, Port Everglades is also one of the nation’s leading container ports and South Florida’s main seaport for receiving petroleum products including gasoline, jet fuel and alternative ...fuels. The Port Everglades Department is a self-supporting Enterprise Fund of Broward County, Florida government with operating revenues of approximately $153 million in Fiscal Year 2014 (October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014). It does not rely on local tax dollars for operations. The total value of economic activity at Port Everglades is more than $28 billion. More than 224,054 Florida jobs are impacted by the Port, including 13,322 people who work for companies that provide direct services to Port Everglades.