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Project Management Specialist 2 - Building Design and Construction Project Management Specialist (2 positions)
ID 3986
Pay Range Hiring Range: $56,180.80 - $80,000.00
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Working Title: Building Design and Construction Project Management Specialist (2 positions)

Location: 509 East Avenue South, Clearwater, FL 33756

Open Until Filled

Pinellas County is re-thinking future building and design construction projects. As a Project Management Specialist, you will have the opportunity to be involved with projects that are diverse and wide ranging in scope as we build new state of the art facilities and maintain hundreds of buildings with over three million square feet of space providing built environments for staff and public customers.

As a part of the Building Design and Construction division, you will work with multiple stakeholders throughout the County, including, but not limited to, the Courts and Judiciary, Jails and Detention, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Clerk of the Courts, Public Works, Utilities, Animal Services, Parks and Conservation, St. Pete Clearwater Airport, Emergency Management, Supervisor of Elections, Fleet Management, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, as well as other Facility Operations and Real Property stakeholders. 

Additionally, the Pinellas County’s Capital Improvement Plan affords the opportunity to work on a varied and interesting portfolio of projects in one of the most beautiful and diverse areas in the state of Florida!  Yet unlike most Project Management roles, this opportunity offers a M-F schedule (no weekends) within normal business hours (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)! For more information regarding the benefits offered, please click the following link:http://www.pinellascounty.org/hr/benefits/pdf/Your-County-Benefits-short.pdf

This is highly professional project management work coordinating and participating in planning, design and construction of new facilities and the alteration/renovation of existing facilities of the Administrative Services Department. The incumbent will be responsible for coordination of programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction, project oversight, and invoicing reviews and other contract documents. In addition, will serve as a departmental coordinator and liaison in the implementation of various projects. Work requires the exercise of independent judgment coordinating the efforts of consultants, contractors and intra/inter departmental personnel involved in all phases of assigned projects.

Position Specific Requirements

Experience - combined experience in the design and construction administration of public and institutional building projects.

Education – degree in engineering, architecture or related field.

  • 7 years of experience as described above; or
  • Associate degree as described above and 5 years of experience as described above; or
  • Bachelor’s degree as described above and 3 years of experience as described above; or
  • Master’s or higher-level degree and 1 year of as described above.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid State of Florida Driver's License upon hire with eligibility based upon evaluation of a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) driving report.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

Highly Desirable

  • PMP Certification with focus on architectural design and building construction.
  • Experience and knowledge in facility asset management.
  • Experience in contract management and administration.

Illustrative Tasks

  • Provides project management and coordination with County departments, user groups, and consultants in matters relating to programming and design work for proposed major and minor new construction and renovation projects.
  • Prepares graphical presentation of conceptual plans.
  • Develops, plans, and drafts various departmental documents, reports and project related material.
  • Reviews monthly invoices for consultant services and assists in project construction invoicing.
  • Prepares research material and field information for building projects.
  • Responsible for day-to- day project management tasks.
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of architectural methods, practices and procedures as they apply to the planning, design and construction of new facilities and the alteration/renovation of existing facilities.
  • Knowledge of construction and design codes, County ordinances, State and Federal regulations governing building construction, and the preparation and interpretation of construction plans and specifications.
  • Knowledge of project costs and estimating procedures.
  • Knowledge of project construction invoicing, materials and labor analysis and delivery and payment procedures.
  • Knowledge of architectural drafting and design methods, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of interior design and space planning.
  • Knowledge and skill in use of Computer Aided Drafting and Design system (CADD).
  • Ability to apply computer applications and software.
  • Ability to plan, supervise, coordinate and instruct technical personnel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
  • Ability to present ideas and findings clearly and concisely in written, oral and graphic form.
  • Ability to give technical and professional review to a wide variety and large volume of architectural plans, specifications and related documents.
     

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Below is a preview of the supplemental questions you will have to answer during the application process.

What is your minimum starting salary requirement?

Of the following, which statement matches your education and work experience?

Experience - combined experience in the design or construction administration of public and institutional building projects.

Education – degree in engineering, architecture or related field.

1 = I possess at least 7 years of experience as described above.

2 = I possess an Associate degree as described above and at least 5 years of experience as described above.

3 = I possess a Bachelor’s degree as described above and 3 years of experience as described above.

4 = I possess a Master’s or higher-level degree and 1 year of as described above.

5 = None of the above.

The selected candidate will be required to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations. Are you willing and able to fulfill this requirement?
No
Yes

Are you certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional?
No
Yes

This role requires possession and maintenance of a State of Florida Driver’s License upon hire. Are you willing and able to fulfill this requirement?
No
Yes

How many months or years of professional work experience do you possess providing project management and coordination with departments, user groups, consultants and contractors in matters relating to project evaluation, scope of work development, design coordination and review, construction administration, and project close-out for major and minor government new construction and renovation projects?

No experience    
1-11 months    
1-2 years    
2-3 years    
3-4 years
4-5 years    
5-6 years    
6-7 years    
7-8 years    
8-9 years    
9+ years    

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

How many months or years of professional work experience do you possess in the development and review of construction documents (plans and specifications)?

No experience    
1-11 months    
1-2 years    
2-3 years    
3-4 years
4-5 years    
5-6 years    
6-7 years    
7-8 years    
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Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

How many months or years of professional work experience do you possess developing architectural/construction reports, cost estimates, and schedules?

No experience    
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1-2 years    
2-3 years    
3-4 years
4-5 years    
5-6 years    
6-7 years    
7-8 years    
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Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

How many months or years of professional experience do you possess in construction administration processes, such as field reports, reviewing pay applications and changes orders?

No experience    
1-11 months    
1-2 years    
2-3 years    
3-4 years
4-5 years    
5-6 years    
6-7 years    
7-8 years    
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9+ years    

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

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