The purpose of this job is to direct and participate in the planning and delivery of public works projects including infrastructure, streets, bridges, and other public facilities. Manages and oversees construction engineering, inspection, and project management of the City's capital improvement projects. Supervises and directs professional and technical staff supporting all activities in the public right of way.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Supervises the work of assigned personnel; participates in hiring, training, and disciplinary actions; delegates work assignments; conducts performance evaluations
Designs, bids, and manages infrastructure and street projects
Represents the City and Department on various committees and for projects with potential and current developers
Assists with seeking grants; provides technical information and estimates for grant proposals; provides delivery of grant-funded projects
Reviews and makes recommendations for design and construction plans and specifications on facility plans, private development plans, road reconstruction/utility replacement plans, and bridge plans
Gathers information and responds to City Commission, Executive Office, Director, other Public Agency and Public (resident and business) inquiries, questions, and issues via phone, email, and at public meetings
Reviews engineering studies and investigations made for various engineering projects
Reviews departmental policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revisions as appropriate
Supervises the preparation of grant applications for state and federal assistance for various public works projects; meets with various state and federal officials to review grant applications and projects concepts, including financing and scheduling.
Supervises the preparation of the departmental budget