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FACILITIES PROJECT PLANNER

VIERA, FL 32955

Posted: 10/23/2023 Industry: CLERICAL Job Number: 15999 Pay Rate: $31.56

Job Description

Are you passionate about managing projects and ensuring efficient facility operations? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and enjoy solving complex challenges? If so, we have an exciting opening for a Facilities Project Manager that might be your next career adventure!

BREVARD COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FACILITIES PROJECT PLANNER
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under general direction, performs experienced professional work planning, programming, and advocating County facility requirements for current and future years across a variety of funding sources, in accordance with applicable County guidelines, criteria, and policies. Work involves preparing cost and materials estimates for various County projects; planning, estimating, and programming of Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Facility sustainment, restoration, and modernization projects for future year execution; preparing scope of work documents; assisting with project management; and serving as a liaison between Facilities Program customers and other key stakeholders relating to project requirements.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
Responsible for planning, estimating, and programming of Capital Improvement Project (CIP( Facility sustainment, restoration, and modernization projects for future year execution and for developing County facility requirements in accordance with applicable County guidelines, criteria, and policies.
Provides technical support to assist with determining feasibility and/or capability of existing facilities to support new County requirements or long-range programs and defines requirements for new or additional facilities.
Understands and applies appropriate facility planning criteria to projects, including Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electric Code (NEC), and other construction-related standards.
Reviews preventative maintenance, building condition assessment, and service call data and works with the appropriate staff members to develop, prioritize, and execute projects based on this information.
Defines and develops initial engineering project requirements and translates them into the scope of work specifications and works closely with customers to define project requirements, prepare cost estimates, draft anticipated budget documents, and advise the Program Manager on recommended priorities and procurement strategies.
Develops and/or prepares statements of work and oversees Architect/Engineering (A/E)-led concept level planning to approximately 30% design, where needed.
Review and recommends revisions to various County agencies planning documents related to future construction prior to Capital Improvement Project (CIP) submission.
Assists in the development of project scoring and alternative analysis and providing conceptual reports.
Assists in the development of the Facility Condition Index project scoring, including reviews, approvals, and submissions and enters, extracts, and maintains project data into various department and County databases.
Prepares parametric and unit price construction project cost estimates using estimating tools, including RSMeans Cost Books, E4Clicks, or other similar applications.
Provides technical expertise and project management advice and guidance to internal customers, as needed.
Assists with various project management phases, including source selection plans, acquisition strategies, engineering studies, and economic analysis.
Prepares reports and recommendations for project sponsors and stakeholders.
Performs other work as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree in Building Construction, Architecture, Facilities Management, Mechanical
Engineering, Structural Engineering, or a closely related field PLUS four (4) years of professional
experience relating to the degree field.

Additional qualifying education and/or experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.

Experience as a Construction Project Manager or Commercial Construction Estimator is preferred.
Life-Cycle cost estimating experience is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid Florida Driver s license and maintain said license during the term of employment.

In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee will be required to perform emergency duties as directed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may be applicable for individual positions.)
Thorough knowledge of preparing cost estimates and analysis.
Good knowledge of the laws, codes, and regulations relating to building construction and renovation.
Good knowledge of the most current Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electric Code (NEC), and other constructed-related standards.
Good knowledge of project, budget, and fiscal management principles and practices, including project estimating and budget development.
Good knowledge of the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or other similar software.
Good knowledge in the use of project estimating tools, including RSMeans Cost Books, E4Clicks, or other similar software applications.
Some knowledge of construction-related disciplines, including landscape architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, and structural engineering.
Some knowledge of the ordinances, laws, and regulations relating to public facilities.
Some knowledge of Life-Cycle cost estimating.
Ability to learn and utilize SAP, or other similar work order processing and billing system software.
Ability to read and interpret drawings, plans, and work specifications.
Ability to prepare and analyze construction and design schedules.
Ability to use logic to analyze and/or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts and use this data to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
Ability to coordinate and manage building construction projects and to interpret contracts and prepare associated scope of work specifications.
Ability to create and maintain complete and accurate records and reports.
Ability to multi-task and organize and prioritize assigned work.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees from other departments and outside agencies, contractors, vendors, public officials, and members of the general public.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This is mainly sedentary work.

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