Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status. Within the Department of Public Works and Development, we are seeking a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Manager to join our leadership team. We are seeking an experienced engineer with a commitment to excellence and a strong desire to serve the needs of Arapahoe County through this key managerial position.
Responsible for personnel issues including managing, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, conflict resolution, work assignment, scheduling and performance evaluations. In conjunction with the Division Manager makes decisions regarding staff performance improvement plans, disciplinary actions up to and including termination.
Assists the Division Manager in setting priorities, goals, objectives, planning and administrative functions for Division.
Develops, monitors and determines staff workload responsibilities and resource allocations. Acquires necessary resources for staff to perform functions.
Establishes employee work schedules and prepares and reviews work assignments with employees.
Ensures that staff are following adopted policies and guidelines and completing assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
Provides leadership through formal and informal actions to ensure the implementation of Division objectives by assigned staff.
Acts as the Capital Improvement Program personnel liaison.
In conjunction with staff, other Divisions, Transportation Division Manager, and others develop the 5 and 10-year capital improvement plan.
In coordination with Division Manager develops budget for the Program including tracking and management of such once approved.
Supervises and participates in the development of capital and annual maintenance planning functions.
Plans, coordinates and monitors the planning and implementation of capital improvement projects.
Studies, recommends, and implements policies, schedules, and standards for Capital Improvement Program functions.
Develops work standards throughout the Capital Improvement Program.
Provides the Capital Improvement Program with quality control services.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations of the Program, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
Develops annual work program for the CIP for presentation to Division Manager.
Coordinates Standard Operating Procedures with SEMSWA for County CIP projects as they relate to programs 4 (construction-GESC) and 5 (Permanent BMP's) of the County's MS4 permit.
Conducts construction administration services for assigned projects; prepares, reviews and makes recommendations on the design and preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for various CIPs including requests for consultant services, new construction and coordinates the work of staff involved in CIP support activities.
Coordinates consultant selection and bidding process for the Division with the County's Purchasing Section.
Works with Road and Bridge (R&B) management in the oversight/coordination R&B Divisions annual maintenance program development for roadways, concrete, bridges, and right of way.
Writes Program progress work reports, recommendations, policies and procedures, and correspondence.
Performs project management of assigned projects, ensuring correct resource allocation, supervises and directs work of capital improvement staff.
Facilitates and provides guidance and leadership for any special research, evaluations, or study projects requested by department management.
Coordinates with outside entities for joint project development and implementation including other counties, cities, DRCOG, CDOT, SEMSWA, etc.
Ensures that capital projects are in compliance with County, State, and Federal requirements, as applicable. Coordinates with Open Spaces and other Departments for staff to perform work for such and then coordinate any associated billing and accounting.
Occupationally, works directly with the Board of County Commissioners and Planning Commission to develop and implement policies. Responsible for and participates in the coordination between other County and City agencies, developers, and citizens.
Reviews and/or prepare operational reports and other informational items.
Attends and participates in various committees as assigned including TRC, ad-hoc, Align Arapahoe, etc.
Conducts other professional activities as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge in the areas of Civil Engineering, construction of public works infrastructure, and planning of annual and long range capital improvement programs.
Knowledge and ability relating to project oriented verbal and graphic presentations.
Ability to plan and organize research studies, analyses problems, prepare and analyze technical reports, and formulate recommendations.
Ability to speak effectively before large public gatherings.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow workers, professionals, elected officials, and the public.
Ability to design and draft proposals and recommendations related to short and long term capital improvement projects.
Ability to manage and direct the work of staff in the execution of the capital improvement program.
Ability to assign, direct, and review the work of others.
Ability to provide technical advice and policy recommendations to the Board, Planning Commission, and the public.
Ability to represent the County at variety of professional meetings and/or committees.
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES(required for all positions in AGC): Service First Innovation Integrity Excellent Quality Caring Leadership Respect for Others Responsive Government Effective Communication Safety Visionary Thinking Fiscal Responsibility Teamwork
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Six (6) years of experience in managing Capital Programs in civil engineering, architecture, or public works, which has included two years of lead analytical, managerial, or supervisory responsibilities.
Work experience in project design and construction management in a public sector environment is desirable.
An equivalent combination of education and work experience that satisfy the requirements of the job may be sufficient.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires successful completion of pre-employment background and motor vehicle checks.
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado is required.
Possession of a valid Colorado Class "R" driver's license or the ability to obtain same within two (2) weeks of appointment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally confined to a standard office environment, although occasional exposure to construction projects, and/or hazardous road conditions and weather elements is required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
No unusual physical demands are associated with this position.
Spends 70% of the time sitting and 30% of the time either standing or walking.
Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
Uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 25 lbs.
Occasionally climbs, stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches while performing office or work duties.
Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, etc.
Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery or equipment.
Visual capacity enabling constant use of computer or other work related equipment.
Please list any special physical demands associated with this position. For instance, exposure to hazardous environments, blood borne pathogens, extreme heat/cold, use of power equipment or machinery, wearing of PPE (personal protective equipment).
Definitions: Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time. Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time. Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on education and experience.
About Arapahoe County
Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status.