Civil Engineer - Job Code #3010

Sarasota County Government
Job Description
Civil Engineer (Official Job Title: Project Manager II / Administrator): Project Management directing the planning, design, review and /or construction of transportation projects in the Capital Improvement Program as assigned.  The progressively responsible advanced multi-project work and technical functions are under the general direction of a Technical Manager or Operational Manager. Manage Professional Services Contracts. 

Capital Project Planning and Support Tasks
  • Support CIP Planning
  • Performs constructability reviews as necessary on CIP projects through design phase starting 60%
  • Provide technical support/consultation throughout the design activity
  • Board presentation preparation
  • Participate in audits as required
  • Participate in construction management process improvement activities
  • Prepare requests for proposals for construction-related projects
  • Assists and provides grant support as applicable
  • Prepare scope or review scope of services for proposed consultants
  • Arrange for plan and specification production for the Engineer of Record, consultant, and internal staff and circulate
  • Serve on and /or as lead for Professional Services Review Committee
  • Identify, apply for, and manage contracts related to Procurement of external construction management support
Design Project Management
  • Provide assistance to owner as directed
  • Day-to-day interface with owner/owner’s rep
  • Prepare solicitation for Professional Services – work with owner and procurement
  • Review proposals, prepare and present selection matrix to PSRC
  • Negotiate contract scope, budget and schedule with selected consultant
  • Ensure contracts include all necessary work scope to complete project
  • Ensure schedules are realistic and meets required deadlines
  • Review acquisition requirements and coordinate early with Real Property the obtaining of easements/right-of-way
  • Review permitting requirements and coordinate permitting activities with agencies and consultants
  • Prepare agenda documents and obtain necessary approvals
  • Monitors design contract budget and schedule
  • Primary point of contact for consultant team
  • Support internal team design and permitting related activities
  • Prepare and present Board presentations for design contracts and project updates (as directed)
  • Review design reports and 30, 60, 90% design documents and other design submittals and coordinate with other stakeholders and consultant comments back to EOR/AOR
  • Coordination with all applicable utilities
  • Prepare Project related correspondence and conduct misc. contracts administration activities
  • General meetings with consultant
  • Develop Communication Plan with internal management and owner approval
  • Prepare response to Board and citizen inquiries
  • Review contract change requests, negotiate pricing & obtain necessary approvals
Support During Construction
  • Timely review and process consultant invoices
  • Coordinate the preparation of construction bid documents, including technical specifications
  • Coordinate construction Bid advertising with Procurement
  • Review Construction Proposals and coordinate consultant recommendations
  • Recommend qualified low bidder
  • Support selection of Services During Construction (including Engineer of Record)
  • Ensure necessary project files are maintained
  • Assist/provide grant support and project management (as applicable) in accordance with policy
  • Turn over package to Construction Project Manager 
  • Provide project support through construction as needed for “cradle-to-grave” approach Prepare survey request; environmental, subsurface, boundary (TOPO)
  • T urn over package to Construction Project Manager OR continue project through construction (cradle to grave)
  • Serve on PSRC
Environmental and Mitigation Consulting and Implementation
  • Responsible for coordinating the review or consultant submittals for compliance with local regulations, land development regulations and other pertinent County policies, State, and/or Federal policies. Review traffic, stormwater, and environmental impacts
  • Support teams by coordinating with outside agencies to resolve permit consistency issues dealing with habitat and wildlife protection
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering and obtained an EIT, Project Management or related field.  A minimum of three (3) years related Civil Engineering / roadway design experience.  A Master’s Degree may substitute for one year of the required experience. Project experience may substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis. A valid Driver’s License is required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in AutoCad and roadway design.
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