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.