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STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$60,527.25-$89,582.61
LOCATION:220 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor
Under administrative direction of a higher classified employee, accountable for coordination and management of all aspects of new construction, re-development and renovation projects from its design phase to completion. Directs the project design and construction team┐s efforts to plan, design, price and construct buildings, manage large, complex construction projects. Provides expert professional assistance to County management staff in areas of responsibility; performs related work as assigned.
Essential Duties:

  • Plans, organizes and directs the work of the project team, key sub-contractors and contract laborers assigned to projects ensuring follow-through and quality of work assigned.
  • Directs the preparation of long-term capital improvement plans for County facilities, as well as short-term alteration and remodeling plans for such facilities; coordinates the construction of such plans and projects.
Oversee the team of external consultants in pursuit of municipal, state and federal approvals and permits on development and re-development projects.
Monitor the development of projects from initial concept and preliminary design to completion. Prepares project estimates and schedules. Provides written and verbal updates on status and cost of projects to management.
Hires and fires contractors/vendors for outsourced project services monitoring for quality and compliance with safety standards.
Ensure construction projects are delivered on-time and within pre-established budgets; ensure timely and accurate payments are made to vendors and are documented for review for management, building authority and auditors.
Represents the County and the department in meetings with representatives of business and professional groups, various governmental agencies, vendors, contractors and others.
Important Duties:

  • Prepares or directs the maintenance of records and the preparation of reports related to construction and project activities; prepares correspondence and other written materials.
  • Uses standard office equipment, including a VDT terminal in the course of the work; drives a County vehicle in the performance of the work.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Knowledge of:

  • Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program and budget development and administration and project supervision.
  • Construction project management and contract administration practices involving structural, mechanical, electrical plans and specifications.
  • Facilities construction, maintenance and operations materials, equipment and techniques.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) applications.
  • Applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Research, data analysis and report preparation techniques.
  • Computer applications related to the work.
  • Basic principles of public administration, including the functions of elected and policy-making Boards and Commissioners.
  • Basic principles of accounting and financial record keeping.
Skill in:

Planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive new construction project.
  • Planning and directing the work of others, either directly or through subordinates.
  • Interpreting, applying and explaining complex policies, laws and regulations.
  • Training others and providing for their professional development.
  • Setting priorities, coordinating multiple activities and meeting critical deadlines.
  • Using sound, independent judgment within established policy guidelines.
  • Reading and interpreting plans, specifications and contracts.
  • Preparing clear, concise and effective written materials.
  • Representing the County effectively in meetings with Boards and Commissions, governmental agencies, business and professional groups and others.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Possession of a valid Michigan driver┐s license is desirable.
Physical Demands:
Duties require sufficient mobility to work in a normal office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation.

Possession of a Bachelor┐s degree or equivalent with major coursework in construction management, engineering, business or public administration or a field related to the work. Possession of an appropriate advanced degree is desirable.

Five (5) years of managerial or administrative experience in administering or managing construction, operations and/or maintenance activities. Experience in a public agency setting is desirable.


CONTROL NUMBER: 2209-1625-3112-0001


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