Job Summary Mohave County Public Works Department is currently recruiting for a Registered Civil Engineer for the Facilities Management Division.
Performs advanced level professional work within the Civil Engineer series. Work is involved in the delivery of construction, operation, maintenance, custodial services, preventive maintenance programs, improvements, alterations and repairs to County buildings and grounds. Appointment to this level requires that the incumbent be performing the full range of duties and meet the qualification standards for the class. Incumbent should possess or the ability to obtain certification as a Registered Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineer in the State of Arizona, or equivalent job experience in the design and construction of buildings and their related systems.
Work is performed under direction of a higher level of authority.
Exercises technical supervision of subordinates and may exercise functional supervision of subordinates as required. Essential Job Functions
- Performs varied professional engineering duties to assist the Division Manager with planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the Facilities Maintenance and Grounds Division in building installation, maintenance, repair and modification activities including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, cement finishing, locksmithing, roofing, glazing, insulating, tile setting, carpet laying, masonry, custodial duties, preventative maintenance program, and coordinates and monitors these activities with other divisions, departments, agencies, and vendors to meet budgets and work plans..
- Prepares work schedules, assigns work orders, and supervises assigned personnel activities.
- Develops facilities and custodial operation and maintenance programs for efficiency and cost savings, budgets, and supporting policies and procedures.
- Provides technical expertise on troubleshooting, repairs, and process optimization.
- Conducts building and grounds inspections, analysis, and planning to evaluate maintenance and improvement needs, both for immediate correction and for scheduled maintenance, repair, and replacement planning.
- Coordinates development, implementation, and monitoring of preventative maintenance schedules for all County facilities to include identifying, and utilizing computer scheduling and maintenance software.
- Supports development of Facilities capital improvement and replacement program and plan including short, medium and long-range planning, cost estimating budgeting for current fiscal year and long range strategic planning.
- Supports preparation of annual operating and capital budgets and programs for the Facilities Division.
- Supports retention of essential records depicting the design, operation, maintenance, and construction of County facilities.
- Prepares plans and specifications for construction and improvement of County facilities and other public infrastructure.
- Prepares and maintains accurate records, correspondence, technical and narrative reports on operations, maintenance, and improvement work performed.
- Prepares Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids, analyzes and evaluates the scope and cost of contractor and consultant submittals, interviews, recommends selection, assists in negotiating contractual agreements and prepares final contract and award recommendations for maintenance, construction and consultant services.
- Performs contract administration for the delivery of planning, design, maintenance, and construction services by outside vendors and contractors.
- Reviews and interprets detailed architectural, engineering plans, specifications, construction documents, shop drawings, cost estimates, contractor requests, reports and other submittals and performs critical inspections during project construction and of the completed improvement to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, contract provisions, building codes and regulations.
- Assists in reviewing service comments and coordinating necessary activities to solve problems.
- Aids in the preparation of County standards and specifications.
- Supervises, with assistance of the Division Manager, over a staff of skilled and semi-skilled labor/trades.
- Monitors federal, state, County and local laws, regulations, standards, ordinances, and codes and makes recommendations and technical and procedural modifications to comply with future updates.
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS
- May review work of peers and subordinates in the Facilities Management Division and Public Works Department for accuracy and completeness.
- May perform standard tests on building and other construction materials.
- May respond to inquiries of the general public, other departments and jurisdictions by phone and in the office or field.
- May assist in the recruitment, selection and hiring process for subordinates as requested.
- Performs special assignments as appropriate to assigned area.
- Attends meetings and conferences.
- Performs related work as required.
- A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a College or University accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc. or closely related field.
- An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered in meeting the minimum qualifications.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENT
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Must possess a valid State of Arizona Driver's License at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
- Must provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.
- Federal, state and local regulations, codes and engineering standards pertaining to the design, construction, and operation of Public Works and other infrastructure projects including but not limited to applicable building codes, fire codes, and ADA standards.
- Principles and practices of engineering as applied to design, construction, operation and maintenance of utilities, building facilities, and other public infrastructure.
- Public buildings and facility maintenance and modification procedures, methods, work processes and standards.
- Financial management as required for economic analysis, budget and capital project preparation, budget execution, and resource allocation.
- Effective research, data collection, analysis, evaluation and reporting techniques.
- Principles, methods and practices for preparing, coordinating and administering contracts, agreements and Request for Proposals and Requests for Bids.
- Computer operations for engineering analysis, design, and project management.
- Geographic Information Systems development, implementation, and operation.
- Building construction methods and practices.
- Public Works infrastructure construction and maintenance.
- Project schedules and the relationships of stakeholders.
- Mohave County Merit Rules, Administrative Procedures, and Code of Ethics, and departmental policies and regulations.
- Utilizing computer systems and applications in the performance of work assignments and responsible functions, such as MS Office applications, project management and scheduling applications, and engineering/architectural analysis, evaluation, and drawing applications.
- Principles of customer service and public relations and of effective office and public communications both orally and in writing.
- Managing difficult interpersonal relationships and other personnel issues.
- Understand, interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, county, city, and departmental laws, rules, regulations, codes, standards, policies, and procedures encountered in the performance of assignments.
- Apply technology to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy overall facilities engineering, maintenance, and operational functions.
- Apply independent judgment in the analysis of assigned engineering projects and formulate and write recommendations, plans and specifications.
- Compile technical data and calculations and convert them to plans.
- Analyze and solve complex engineering problems.
- Estimate construction and material costs.
- Plan and organize work to meet daily and periodic objectives.
- Read, interpret, explain, and apply technical materials encountered as a result of work assignments.
- Communicate complex, technical concepts effectively both orally and in writing.
- Work independently in completing assigned tasks and in maintaining records and other documentation accurately and legibly.
- Coordinate and supervise the work efforts of all assigned personnel to ensure optimum productivity and efficiency.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, vendors, and personnel contacted in the course of business.
- Perform the essential functions of the class with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Understand and comply with Mohave County Merit Rules, Administrative Procedures, Code of Ethics, and departmental policies and regulations.