CLASSIFICATION: PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT MANAGER VI
Class Code: 7255-34 Date Established: 03-21-96
Occupational Code: 7-5-9 Date of Last Revision: 8-8-11
BASIC PURPOSE: To administer and direct the state's capital budgets and contractual maintenance programs for all state agencies.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Administers the state's capital improvement and contractual maintenance programs, including oversight responsibility for engineering, architectural design, construction supervision, and business support activities.
· Directs personnel actions within the bureau, including responsibility for hiring, terminations, promotions, discipline, recognition, and organizational planning.
· Expands and develops the Governor's proposed Capital Improvement Program for presentations to the Legislature.
· Attends legislative hearings and renders expert testimony relative to cost, necessity, need, and priority on both capital and maintenance projects.
· Develops and implements architectural and engineering policy for the design and construction of Public Works projects.
· Develops and controls annual expense budget.
· Receives, evaluates, and negotiates contracts, approves payments to consultants and contractors, and recommends and approves changes and alterations to contracts.
· Advises department and institution officials on new construction or alterations to existing facilities.
Skill: Requires skill in evaluating, planning or integrating analysis of data to formulate current and long-range solutions, strategies or policies of a specialized or technical nature.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific expertise to resolve problems of a specialized or professional nature in a wide range of applications.
Impact: Requires overall administrative responsibility for achieving agency objectives by directing all aspects of operations management. Errors at this level result in disruption of systemwide programs or services as well as long-term adverse impact on agency image and the future success of organizational operations.
Supervision: Requires delegating supervisory or program responsibilities to subordinate managers, with overall accountability for hiring employees and approving program policies. The supervisor in this position assumes responsibility for an organizational unit, including developing long-range plans, analyzing staffing requirements, and formulating systemwide policies and procedures.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires acting as the official representative of the agency, including explaining and defending current and long-range goals or objectives which directly affect public policy decisions regarding major state programs and services.
Complexity: Requires formulating the combination of overall job functions in order to address highly diverse or novel situations requiring new concepts and imaginative approaches to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Independent Action: Requires administrative decision-making in authorizing and monitoring the implementation of major departmental policies and procedures.
Education: Possession of a Master of Science degree from a recognized college or university with a major concentration in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or architecture.
Experience: Eight years' post baccalaureate experience in the practice of engineering or architecture with at least five years' experience in managing the more difficult phases of engineering or architectural work.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or architecture.
Experience: Ten years' post baccalaureate experience in the practice of engineering or architecture with at least five years' experience in managing the more difficult phases of engineering or architectural work.
Education: Possession of an Associate's degree from a recognized college or technical school with a major study in civil, mechanical, electrical or architectural technology.
Experience: Ten years' experience in the practice of engineering at a level equivalent to Public Works Project Manager I (or higher), plus two additional years' experience in a position comparable to an Engineering Technician, with at least five years' experience in managing the more difficult phases of engineering work. Thirteen years' experience in a position comparable to an Architectural Technician under the direct supervision of a Licensed Professional Architect, plus five additional years of experience involving special responsibilities in the more difficult aspects of architectural work.
License/Certification: Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer or Architect in the State of New Hampshire.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the engineering or architectural principles and practices applied in the construction of engineering and architectural projects in the appropriate option. Knowledge of the principles of effective supervision and administration. Knowledge of authoritative reference works in the general field of engineering or architecture. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to the application of engineering option. Knowledge of construction materials. Ability to plan and administer the work of a large staff of professional, technical, clerical and trades employees. Ability to speak effectively in public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, consultants, public officials and contractors' employees. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.