SALARY: $79,161.47 - $126,342.11 AnnuallyOPENING DATE: 02/25/21CLOSING DATE: Open until a sufficient number of applications have been received.
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Expansion Project Administrator (Broward County Landfill).
This position oversees landfill operations, construction/rehabilitation projects, consultant agreements, permitting, engineering inspection activities, regulatory compliance, and related planning activities at County-operated solid waste facilities. The position oversees the process of contract/agreement development, provides direction and oversight for consultant bid specifications for construction projects, chairs negotiation meetings with consultants and contractors involving negotiating/approving the scopes of work and associated costs, provides oversight and approval authority of bid specifications for construction projects, prepares evaluation criteria and scope of work for RFP's, reviews/approves consultant and contractor invoices, evaluates and monitors permit/environmental compliance matters, responds to regulatory agencies regarding solid waste operational and environmental matters, prepares facility permit applications, prepares technical/general correspondence and reports, provides oversight of field work, provides overall direction, oversight and management services to landfill and related solid waste operations, and provides recommendations to the agency director on policy/decision making processes. Further, this position prepares evaluation criteria and scope of work for disaster debris management services and other RFP’s, and supervises professional, technical and support staff as assigned.
Manages expansion projects for Broward County from the inception to the final construction and occupancy of those projects.
Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
• Coordinates with multi-agencies' staff the scoping, preparation, permitting, and expeditious execution of construction and design consultant contracts; performs quality review of engineering plans, designs, specifications, pay requisitions, work authorizations, and other construction contract documents.• Manages, develops, mentors, and advises subordinate project managers to ensure their professional growth, adherence to policies/procedures, and timely work completion; prepares and administers the Regional Capital Program Budget and Regional Capital Program Management Section operating budget.• Provides technical process information and regulatory compliance recommendations to management and operations staff; prepares initial cost estimates for each project; prepares, enters, and monitors agenda items for award of contracts.• Prepares and secures all prerequisites from Consultant or Contractor for the issuance of a Purchase Order to begin work (completed and signed agreements insurance documents, bonds).• Reviews and approves pay applications, change orders, amendments to contracts and agreements; reviews and approves design and construction schedules for the duration of the project; plans, coordinates and directs the work of subordinates as required by work assignment.• Performs analysis and prepares reports to senior management.• Develops contracts and grants policies, procedures, and schedules; performs Contract Management/Administration for absent staff; develops analysis of timeline schedules of common work activities.• Reviews data on the agencies existing work order system and reports discrepancies, makes recommendations for collecting and entering data; evaluates and reviews reports and documents for correctness, completeness and timeliness; counsels Consultants/Contractors regarding the various County requirements and procedures; aids and assists County and Consultant staff as needed.• Provides technical input and review of solid waste studies/plans, debris management plans, and solid waste disposal/recycling contracts and/or interlocal agreements.• Prepares budgets, manages expenditures, and reviews/approves field requisitions and invoices.• Supervises and provides direction/oversight.• Responsible for overseeing inspection/maintenance activities of wetland mitigation sites.• Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs light to moderate work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Work requires accessing different areas of a site/facility that need to be inspected which can include uneven surfaces.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery. Involves working in active and inactive landfill areas, working around heavy equipment and customer traffic, working in wetland environments, working around landfill gas collection and conveyance systems, and working around leachate collection and conveyance systems. Must be able to perform outdoor work in varying weather conditions at different sites.
Work may involve safely maneuvering around moving objects at the site, working in humid, hot and dusty environments, and exposure to loud conditions.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in architecture, engineering, construction management or closely related field.
Requires four (4) years overseeing contracts in architecture, engineering, and/or construction management which involved design/construction projects or closely related experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses
• Master's Degree or higher in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Business/Public Administration, or a closely related field.• Florida Professional Engineer (PE) License.• Management Professional or Environmental Professional Certification.• Manager of Landfill Operations (SWANA) Certification.• Landfill Operator (UF TREEO) Certification.• Five (5) years of experience with regulatory permitting of landfill operations.• Five (5) years of experience in preparing and submitting compliance reports in accordance with landfill operating permits or other industrial facilities.• Five (5) years of governmental experience securing contracts for construction, consulting and service related needs.• Five (5) years of experience with disaster debris planning and operations.• Five (5) years of governmental experience with budgeting and administrative functions.