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Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: CLERMONT, FL, US, 33826

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Requisition No: 323361 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC- CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS CONSULTANT II (Electronics) - 70009602- Region III

Position Number: 70009602 

Salary:  $40,948.18- $87,550.02 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2021 

**Internal Advertisement**

Construction Projects Consultant II #70009602

Please call (352) 989-9368 for questions about this advertisement.

****INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY ONLY – Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections to be considered for this position.

Salary Range: $40,948.18- $87,550.02 annually

Salary will be determined in accordance with current pay policy.  Employees are normally hired at the minimum of the salary range.


This is a highly advanced position requiring a minimum of eight (8) years of professional work experience in the commercial construction field. The position is responsible for managing all phases of fixed capital outlay projects, maintenance, preventive maintenance, and new projects performed by Contract and Force Accountant procedures. This position serves as a team leader and advisor to other staff as well as a manager of maintenance, preventive maintenance, and construction projects wherein he/she maintains complete responsibilities and administrative control. 

The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Administers construction projects accomplished by a Construction Manager or General Contractor.
  • Administers and supervises construction projects accomplished by agency personnel and inmate labor.
  • Develops work plans, project budgets, and project schedules.
  • Oversees the establishment of work crews.
  • Prepares materials and cost estimates.
  • Prepares schedules of values.
  • Establishes specifications, prepares bid packages, analyzes bids and recommends awards, reviews and approves shop drawings.
  • Makes periodic visits to job sites to review the progress and reviews and resolves construction problems.
  • Reviews and approves invoices.
  • Briefs supervisors on the progress of projects, conducts substantial and final inspections and certifies completions, assures compliance by staff with contract documents and specifications, and provides coordination between all parties involved. 


  • Knowledge of research/date collection techniques.
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of effective communication.
  • Ability to utilize databases.
  • Ability to organize and work independently.
  • Ability to form strong working relationships with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. 


  • Minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in the commercial construction field.
  • Minimum of three (3) or more years of project management
  • Minimum of three (3) or more years of experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • Preference will be given to applicants with Electronics experience.
  • A Florida commercial contractor's license in one or more trades of general building.
  • Formal training and/or education on construction management or trades, architecture, or engineering.
  • Training and/or experience in the issues related to the Security of inmates and tools on a construction site inside the secure perimeter of an institution.


Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

Successful applicant must pass a background screening and fingerprinting.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Central Florida
Nearest Secondary Market: Sebring