CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS MANAGER
Manages, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision, new construction, and facility maintenance and repair projects, within the Facilities and Housing Departments of the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (Agency). Projects are for properties owned and managed by the Agency, or for privately-owned, housing units. Efforts include:
Coordinates assigned activities with other Housing Authority (Agency) departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among Agency departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Assistant Director of Development and Inter-Agency Relations and the Assistant Director of Asset Management in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives administrative direction from the Deputy Executive Director. Exercises general direction and supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and administrative support staff, through subordinate levels of supervision.
This is a mid-management classification that oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the work, including short- and long-term planning and development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services. Although directly reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, this position also assists the Assistant Director of Development and Inter-Agency Relations, the Assistant Director of Information Technology and Facilities and the Assistant Director of Housing: Asset Management in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public procurement process, Agency functions and activities
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Education and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in community development, business, economics, urban planning, or a related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in Project/Construction Management of Commercial or Public Facility Construction / Rehabilitation / Building Retrofit with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects, including three (3) years in a supervisory or management capacity.
Possession of or the ability to obtain and retain a valid California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency.
Work is performed in an office environment and in the field. The office environment requires the mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. The field environment requires the mobility to walk long distances, traverse uneven, hilly terrain, climb ladders, and stairs. The field work requires the agility to inspect temporary, unfinished, construction sites and access points, which may include entry into confining spaces and inspecting sites of significant height. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle to visit various Agency development and meeting sites.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees also work in the field and may be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, rough terrains, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.