Posting expires: 12/02/18
Salary range: $54,700 - $72,900
General Description and Classification Standards
Manages the construction capital infrastructure projects for the City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management Facilities and Conveyances. Facility construction includes water and wastewater treatment plants, CSO’s, and pump stations. Conveyance construction includes sewage collection piping, potable water distribution piping, storm water piping, combined sewer storage tunnels and green infrastructure. Manages capital transportation, roadway, and trail projects for the City. This is a team lead or "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties. Lead assignments made on a job-by-job basis would be more appropriately at the Senior level.
Direction received is very general and focuses on end results and is typically collaborative in nature. Makes decisions on technical issues, diagnoses, or procedures in collaboration with supervisors or managers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Coordinates design, plans, and the scheduling of capital infrastructure projects; assists in the development of scopes of work, reviews cost estimates for projects while maintaining compliance with state, and local regulations. Performs constructability reviews as required. Manages capital transportation, roadway, and trail projects for the City. Directs project field inspection and field engineering staff, ensuring that project deadlines are met.
Reviews permit applications for appropriate erosion control measures, proper sewer connections to the public sewer, and proper grading and drainage of proposed work.
Works closely with the Capital Improvement Project Team including representatives from Capital Project Division, Engineering Support Services, Strategic Asset Management, Office of Linear Infrastructure Operation, Office of Water and Wastewater Treatment, and other City of Atlanta Departments.
Meet the need of Project Users (DWM), Internal Clients, and Customers by understanding the user’s needs and expectations for the Project.
Establish project goals based on what the project will accomplish according to the internal and external client’s expectations.
Develop and implement a project management plan that includes the project scope and budget, project team organization, roles and responsibilities, lines of communication, correspondence, procedures, project schedule and deliverables, quality control/quality assurance procedures, use of DWM guide specifications, drawing standards, and involving team members in the development and endorsement of the work plan.
Establish and maintain partnering or a formal management process in which all parties to a project voluntarily agree at the outset to adopt a cooperative, team-based approach to project development and problem resolution to eliminate - or at least reduce - conflicts, litigation, and claims.
Manage resources by effectively monitoring project schedule and expenditures to ensure that budget and schedule objectives are achieved.
Ensure quality so that project objectives and requirements are achieved by developing a quality management plan outlining the quality processes that should be followed throughout the project.
Monitor and verify delivery of services and costs to ensure that the User’s project desired objectives and requirements are met on budget and on schedule.
Represents the City of Atlanta as the owner's representative Field Project Engineer for watershed project construction. Responds to emails and phone calls from citizens concerning stream buffer rules and regulations and assist them with the process of a buffer application.
Mitigates potential risks by incorporating clear and verifiable safety and quality requirements and procedures and enforcing the contract requirements for work plans, accurate specifications and safety.
Attends project status meetings, prepare bimonthly, monthly & quarterly program and project cost reports.
Formats and maintains bi-monthly project status reports utilized by the Director to determine existing progress and resources requirements.
May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.
Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees and/or a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees with multiple intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction; knowledge of surveying, engineering, and construction methods; knowledge of Planning, Engineering Design, and Project Management. Skill in Word, Oracle, Primavera, Excel, e-Builder, and other technical software in order to create well-structured documents, reports, spreadsheets, presentations, proposals and other documents; skill in preparing effective and strong oral and written communication; skill in reading, interpreting, and producing legal documents such as legal descriptions of property.
Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult or sensitive situations; ability to work effectively, as part of a team to ensure team and business goals are met effectively and efficiently; ability to work independently when required, working effectively without supervision; ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Building Science, Architecture or Civil engineering or related area.
2 years of Construction or Project Management related experience.
A combination of professional experience and education will be considered for the required degree on an exception basis.
Preferred Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Building Science, Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering or related area
7 years of Construction or Project Management related experience
including 2 years of managerial and/or supervisory experience.
Licensures and Certifications
CCM, PMP, and OSHA 30 Certification preferred.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.
City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.