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Expansion Project Administrator - Water/Wastewater Engineering

SALARY: $76,855.79 - $122,662.18 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/10/20
CLOSING DATE: Open until a sufficient number of applications has been received.


The Broward County Water and Wastewater Services Engineering Division is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of EXPANSION PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR - WATER/WASTEWATER ENGINEERING.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field.

Requires four (4) years' experience overseeing contracts in Architecture,  Engineering, and/or Construction Management which involved design/construction projects or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

This position involves field work and requires a valid Florida Class E Driver's License.

Prefer one or more of the following:

  • Master's Degree or higher in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business/Public Administration, or a closely related field.
  • Florida Professional Engineer (PE) License.
  • Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) Certification.
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Public Manager (CPM) Certification.
  • Florida Contractor's License.
  • At least two (2) or more years' governmental contract and procurement experience.
  • At least two (2) or more years' experience in water/wastewater project management, and/or design.
  • At least two (2) or more years' experience supervising engineering and/or other technical personnel.



This job announcement will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are received.


The Expansion Project Administrator for the Planning and Development Section of the Broward County Water and Wastewater Services, Engineering Division, manages capital and developer water and wastewater expansion projects from inception to completion. This position is responsible for professional and highly complex administrative and supervisory work in the coordination, control, and processing of documents related to a significant expansion program involving County facilities and infrastructure.

This work involves responsibility for ensuring that all required documentation and procedures are followed, coordinating all activities required for the issuance of Utility Connection Permits for developer projects, managing all water and wastewater hydraulic modeling efforts, overseeing the Septic Tank Elimination Program and other capital projects assigned to the section, assisting the Planning and Developer Manager with planning activities, and the supervision of at least five (5) professional and technical personnel.

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

  • Coordinates with multi-agencies' staff the scoping, preparation, permitting, and expeditious execution of construction and design consultant contracts; performs quality review of engineering plans, designs, specifications, pay requisitions, work authorizations, and other construction contract documents.
  • Manages, develops, mentors, and advises subordinate project managers to ensure their professional growth, adherence to policies/procedures, and timely work completion; prepares and administers the Regional Capital Program Budget and Regional Capital Program Management Section operating budget.
  • Provides technical process information and regulatory compliance recommendations to management and operations staff; prepares initial cost estimates for each project; prepares, enters, and monitors agenda items for award of contracts.
  • Prepares and secures all prerequisites from Consultant or Contractor for the issuance of a Purchase Order to begin work (completed and signed agreements insurance documents, bonds).
  • Reviews and approves pay applications, change orders, amendments to contracts and agreements; reviews and approves design and construction schedules for the duration of the project; plans, coordinates and directs the work of subordinates as required by work assignment.
  • Reviews staff work; performs analysis and prepares reports to senior management.
  • Develops contracts and grants policies, procedures, and schedules; performs Contract Management/Administration for absent staff; develops analysis of timeline schedules of common work activities.
  • Reviews data on the agencies existing work order system and reports discrepancies, makes recommendations for collecting and entering data; evaluates and reviews reports and documents for correctness, completeness and timeliness; counsels Consultants/Contractors regarding the various County requirements and procedures; aids and assists County and Consultant staff as needed.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.