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CID Grant Funded Programs Director

El Paso, TX

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Job Description
Candidate must have aBachelor's degree in civil, structural or construction engineering, and eight (8) years of experience as a Registered Professional Engineer including four (4) years in a managerial capacity.
Licenses and Certificates : Valid Texas Professional Engineer License by time of application, or equivalent transferable from another state which must be converted to Texas Registration within one (1) year following appointment. Some positions may require a Texas Class C Driver's License or equivalent issued by another state by time of appointment.
General Purpose
Under administrative direction, direct and oversee third party administrator contracted to initiate and manage to completion City public works and transportation infrastructure construction projects funded by federal, state and regional planning agencies.
Typical Duties
Direct, plan, administer and oversee and review a citywide CIP budget of federally/state funded projects for systematic construction, maintenance, upgrading and replacement of public buildings, transportation facilities and other City infrastructure. Involves: Management of and direct oversight of third party administrator contracted to manage and execute Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded programs and projects awarded and assigned to the City to include project identification, call for projects project execution, and project completion/close-out. Monitor progress of construction projects for compliance with design specifications, and cost and schedule stipulations. Review plans and specifications for construction projects, streets and drainage structures. Monitor and oversee additions, deletions and modifications to project proposals and work in progress. Inspect project completion to assure that all services performed comply with local, state, and federal rules and regulation. Oversee authorizations to initiate projects, release projects funds according to annual and multi-year schedules. Resolve conflicts and issues as related to construction scope of work and specifications. Assure quality control. Analyze financial and legal issues affecting public works programs, urban and regional land use and transportation planning. Serve as the primary contact and liaison between third party administrator, TxDOT, FHWA, and MPO officials, City departments, contractors and regulatory agencies on federally/state funded construction projects. Serve as the Responsible Person in Charge (RPIC) for all TxDOT projects. Review financial processes, transactions and documents to ensure safeguards are in place to minimize fraud, waste and abuse. Review reimbursement pay applications to ensure packages are complete, accurate and on time.
Supervise and direct construction management staff, assigned division units, and multi-discipline consulting engineers. Involves: Plan activities between contractors, consulting engineers and City personnel during the construction phases. Meet with consultants and contractors in regularly scheduled meetings to resolve construction issues. Oversee and coordinate construction activities, monitor project schedules, construction quality control, and project resources to assure third party administrator compiles with TxDOT, MPO and other state/federal funding agencies' regulations. Appraise performance of construction managers, resident project representatives, and contractors' field supervision. Make request for changes in construction personnel based on performance as allowed in the contract documents. Plan activities between contractors, consulting engineers, and City personnel throughout construction project to completion. Review and respond to weekly reports showing status or indicating threats to project completion date, delays, and items requiring immediate attention.
Prepare and administer division annual operating budget, administer and review contracts. Involves: Monitor fiscal expenditures of funds for personnel and materials. Oversee multi-million dollar projects. Set technical specifications and design contract agreements, construction contract agreements, sign off on recommended approval of plans and technical specifications. Monitor adherence to contract technical provisions and deadlines. Administer design agreements for compliance with scope, budget and contract terms. Discuss and resolve issues related to project management and funding. Participate in committee, board and Council meetings to increase project awareness. Participate in department strategic planning initiatives.
Supervise assigned professional, supervisory, and administrative support personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance and review evaluations by subordinates. Provide for training and development; enforce personnel rules and regulations, and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes. Enforce safety rules and regulations.
General Information
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Salary Range: $103,025.36 - $161,749.81/Annually
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.
Test Information: This is an unclassified contract position.
Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior
to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.
Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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