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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS CONSULTANT II - 80059875

Date:  May 24, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32301


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Requisition No: 625644 

Agency: Juvenile Justice

Working Title: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS CONSULTANT II - 80059875

Position Number: 80059875 

Salary:  $1,923.08 bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 07/13/2022 

The Department of Juvenile Justice salutes our heroes. 

We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation’s veterans and their families. 

We value the service given to our country and support the hiring of service members and military spouses.

LOCATION, CONTACT AND SALARY INFORMATION:

Location: Alexander Building, 2020 Capital Circle SE, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Starting Salary:  $1,923.08 Bi-Weekly. (In accordance with current spending restrictions, an internal promotion into the position will be filled at the minimum of the pay grade or up to 5% of the employee’s current rate, whichever is higher.)

Contact Person: Beverly Fierro (850) 717-2744

DESCRIPTION:

The Bureau of General Services is seeking a Construction Projects Consultant II for the Facility Services Section. This position reports to the Construction and Renovation Manager. This position manages construction projects for DJJ facilities from the bidding phase through completion and occupancy. This position will have extensive travel to DJJ locations statewide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of the principles, techniques, materials, and equipment used in building construction and design.

Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings.

Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools, and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations.

Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate building construction program activities.

Ability to design and implement engineering contracts.

Ability to analyze and interpret data.

Ability to monitor and inspect building projects.

Ability to communicate information effectively, verbally, and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to solve problems relating to construction.

Ability to determine priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignment.

Ability to coordinate architects, contractors, and subcontractors.

Ability to inspect construction projects for compliance with specifications and/or building.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in construction, construction management, mechanical, architectural, or civil engineering or a minimum of four years’ experience in the field of building construction or construction management.

Experience in the field of building construction can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Additional preference will be given to candidates with the following:

A minimum of three years of experience working as a construction manager for site development and building construction projects.

A minimum of three years of experience working with architects, engineers, and building officials on site development and building construction projects. 

Working knowledge of the Florida Building Code and NFPA/Life Safety Code. 

Must be agreeable to travel regularly (statewide) for periods of two to five days at a time.

SPECIAL NOTES

All prospective candidates will be subject to a sex offender check, criminal background checks (state, local and national) and pre-employment drug screening for direct care positions. 

DJJ participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility).

When identified on a position description, a valid driver’s license is required. If initially hired with an out-of-state license, the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida state driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Licenses suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/education only licenses) and some types of restricted licenses are not acceptable.  Licenses that have Corrective Lenses Restriction are acceptable, provided the driver wears corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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: Tallahassee