Job Summary: This is professional engineering work in the Bureau of District Projects and Construction.
Job duties include:
Professional Engineer and project manager for regional construction projects - Serves as project development manager and project manager for large and complex water resources construction projects. Coordinates project issues with consultants, contractors, construction management staff, external agencies, local governments and other District staff. Reviews design plans and specifications for constructability prior to start of construction. Reviews cost estimates and scheduling for construction projects. Works with District contract staff on bids, contracts, and work orders. Prepares and negotiates scopes of work for individual work orders; reviews and comments on work orders prepared by others; tracks and coordinates work orders with contractor, including staffing, invoices, and change order requests. Provides construction progress reports; establishes and maintains construction project schedules and budgets during construction; and schedules and coordinates completion of tasks with construction contractors. Maintains communication with supervisors on progress, budget, and problems experienced during construction.
Works in the field as a professional engineer and project manager on large and complex water resources construction projects. Directs contractors and District construction inspections in the field to facilitate completion of construction projects. Directs the District’s site construction inspector and District’s annual construction contractor on construction work plans, efficiency of construction operations, and design plans and specifications. Resolves problems experienced during construction.
General administration and participation in District/Division/Bureau project planning and budgeting. Includes training, staff meetings, etc. May also include a minor amount of contract administration duties such as developing scopes of work, evaluating proposals and review of invoices. Evaluates need for construction and related work. Develops projects in conjunction with the other work units in accordance with the project delivery process.
Base Salary: $57,678.40
Starting salary commensurate with selected candidate's competencies and qualifications.
Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development and wellness program.
Your application will receive careful consideration and, if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the Unites States.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Closing Date: Open until filled
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering, and registration by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.
Internal Number: 1258
About St. Johns River Water Management District
Florida is divided into five water management districts to preserve and manage Florida’s precious water resources. The St. Johns River Water Management District is responsible for managing groundwater and surface water resources in all or part of 18 counties in northeast and east?central Florida. Counties entirely in the district are Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Nassau, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia. Counties partially in the district are Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Lake, Marion, Okeechobee, Orange and Osceola. District staff work from service centers in Palatka, Jacksonville, Maitland and Palm Bay.