|TRANSPORTATION CIP MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|This position performs advanced professional work responsible for management of the City's transportation capital improvement projects. Assigns, supervises and coordinates tasks and work program activities; provides policy direction and manages work processes and schedules; develops program goals and objectives; develops and administers operating budget within the program. Work is performed under general direction of the Division Manager, and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of results achieved. This position plays a key role in the planning, funding, and implementation of transportation capital projects.|
|Assists the City Transportation Engineer in the development and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program, operating program objectives, and other strategic initiatives of the Transportation Department.
Prioritizes projects, identifies necessary resources, captures funding from outside sources such as State and Federal agencies, and ensures projects are completed within a prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Supervises and coordinates the activities of professional and technical employees engaged in the planning and implementation of transportation and school safety projects.
Serves as special project manager regarding strategic Capital Improvement Program initiatives of the Transportation Department.
Prepares administrative and technical reports, prepares and makes presentations to citizen groups, neighborhood and civic organizations, City Council and other governmental bodies.
Represents the City at the Metropolitan Planning Organizations, MetroPlan, technical committees and serves on Project Advisory Groups for transportation projects being completed by other agencies.
Analyzes, defines, and coordinates the development of a comprehensive work plan for Capital Improvement Projects within the Transportation Department.
Analyzes and defines the scope and budget of projects.
Writes City Council Agenda items to obtain authorization for entering into contract agreements with consultants, external agencies, and developers..
Meets with consultants to negotiate terms and conditions of contracts.
Reviews plans, specifications and construction cost estimates.
Conducts the bidding process for construction firms.
Monitors and approves construction activities such as change orders and pay estimates.
Oversees the development of schedules for projects as a whole and in relation to specific job tasks.
Manages consultant contracts to ensure adherence to scope, timely responses on assignments, and resolution of conflicts.
Reviews qualifications of firms submitting proposals.
Formulates administrative and technical policies, procedures, and programs related to transportation activities.
Performs other duties as needed to facilitate the accomplishment of departmental goals and objectives.
|Knowledge of transportation engineering and planning principles, methods and procedures.
Knowledge of project management, statistical and research procedures as they relate to transportation engineering and planning activities.
Knowledge of Federal, State and local traffic laws and regulations as they apply to traffic control work on Municipal roadways.
Knowledge of materials, methods and practices utilized in the installation of traffic control signals, signs and pavement markings.
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Knowledge of local ordinances, and the permitting requirements of regulatory agencies.
Knowledge of principles of accounting, public administration, and personnel management.
Knowledge of budget control and accounting procedures.
Knowledge of surveying techniques.
Skilled in the operation of personal computers and software such as computer aided drafting, Excel, Word, MSProject, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint, and Lotus Notes.
Skilled in the use of the Internet to communicate with consultants and contractors.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to negotiate, direct, consult and resolve conflicts among people, schedules and tasks.
Ability to analyze problems and initiate corrections.
Ability to evaluate technical traffic engineering data and statistics, arrive at valid conclusions and prepare recommendations.
Ability to effectively plan and direct the work of assigned employees.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other governmental agencies and the public as necessitated by the work.
Ability to manage multiple personnel, projects and develop task oriented schedules.
Ability to present projects in a public forum. Ability to develop and manage project scheduling and budgets from inception to completion.
Ability to effectively conduct negotiations with other agencies, developers, current and prospective consultants.
Ability to conduct research and analyze management studies, plans, specifications, and other technical materials.
|Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Master's desired and four (4) or more years of professional experience in transportation engineering in managing projects and traffic operations, to include roadway design and development, design and analyses of traffic flow and control with at least one (1) year in an administrative or managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida Professional Engineering (P.E.) License and valid Florida Driver's License required.|