Capital Project Manager at Government Services Group in Longwood, FL
Government Services GroupLongwood, FL
Capital Project Manager
DescriptionManages a wide variety of water and wastewater utility Capital Improvement Projects in support of the Capital Program Manager for the Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA). The FGUA is a governmental utility authority that owns and operates water and wastewater utility systems throughout the State of Florida. This position will be responsible for planning, managing and coordinating many capital improvement and renewal/replacement projects from conceptual stage through construction and project close-out. Work requires independent judgement and decision making which directly affects all aspects of Capital Improvement Projects and related funding. The job description herein provides for the range of duties to be performed for this position. It is not intended to reflect all duties that are required within this position. Essential Job Functions Manages, coordinates and supervises the activities of outside engineering consultants and contractors for utility capital improvement projects, including potable water production, transmission and distribution; wastewater collection, treatment and disposal; and reclaimed water transmission and distribution to ensure project objectives are met and that contract requirements are adhered to.
Works with engineering consultants to establish engineering scopes of work, to include such items as technical reports, design, permitting, preparation of bid documents, and construction administration.
Coordinates with outside engineering consultants regarding the preparation/execution of site surveys, environmental studies and engineering reports.
Reviews invoices for services from consulting engineers and contractors to determine that services have been performed and approved for payment.
Oversees capital expenditure and construction project budgets.
Read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate design and bid documents, cost estimates, shop drawings, and project schedules.
Monitors project progress and expedites project team activities to ensure schedules are met.
Coordinates with Real Property Manager on matters such as acquisition of easements necessary for utility projects.
Ensures all essential project information is filed appropriately in a timely manner.
Facilitates, with the assistance of outside consultants, project meetings, to include design review, pre-bid, pre-construction, and progress meetings.
Work with utility operations staff on capital improvement projects to ensure project objectives are met and coordinate activities during construction Works with utility operations staff to ensure capital improvement projects adequately address operational needs proper coordination of projects.
Conducts periodic site visits and work with construction inspectors to ensure compliance with contract documents.
Assists engineering consultants with the review and negotiation of pricing for change requests.
Mitigates and resolves project disputes arising from the performance of work as described in the contract documents.
Ensures proper closeout of projects, including oversight of accurate record drawings and verifying required deliverables are met.
Provides technical, project management and administrative support to the Capital Program Manager.
Assists in the preparation of project-specific and continuing engineering Request for Qualifications.
RequirementsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of the principles and practices of project engineering and contract administration applied to water and wastewater facilities, collection systems, and distribution systems, including reclaimed water systems. Ability to plan and direct the work of consulting engineers, contractors, technicians, and clerical personnel from project implementation to completion. Ability to give technical and professional review to a wide variety and large volume of engineering plans and reports. Strong understanding of construction contracts and knowledge of contract administration. Knowledge of project cost estimating experience in negotiating pricing with contractors. Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, permits, and construction related documents. Ability to make decisions based upon analysis of data and prepare clear and concise reports, both orally and in writing. Excellent verbal and written communication is a must. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, contractors, operations personnel, consulting engineers, developers, and local and State of Florida regulatory agencies (e.g., FDOT, Water Management Districts, FDEP). Proficient with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project or similar software for tracking of project status. Minimum
RequirementsBachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field, or equivalent job experience.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project management in the field of water and wastewater utility engineering, construction management or related field. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Must possess a valid drivers license and be able to travel extensively via automobile throughout the State of Florida with periodic overnight stays. Must be able to demonstrate skills in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
BenefitsHealth Insurance Dental Insurance Life, Long Term Disability and Long Term Care Insurance 401k Plan with company match Paid Medical and Vacation Leave
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