Deputy Director, Chief Harbor Engineer
$180,362 - $208,754
Application Deadline: 3/3/2017 5:00 PM
The Chief Harbor Engineer is responsible for developing, planning and directing the work of the Port’s Engineering Division, which oversees several major functions including building/encroachment permits, engineering and architectural design, facilities assessment, construction management, and project management. This position is also responsible for developing regulatory procedures, overseeing Port plan checking and inspection, consistency with ADA regulations, and providing building code interpretations.
Typical duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Managing the activities of the Port’s Engineering section by overseeing a staff of engineers, architects, project managers, surveyors, building and construction inspectors, and drafts people to insure that Division plans are implemented and harbor related construction and other engineering projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
- Advising Port staff on technical engineering and administrative issues; reviews programs for conformance with policies, codes, contracts and laws pertaining to port or marine engineering projects.
- Interfacing with other City staff, contractors, Port tenants, Port developers, and other agencies to provide harbor related and other technical input or ensure that Port policies, procedures, and codes are correctly followed.
- Acting as final authority on approval of all consultant and construction contract payments and contract change orders. Providing final approval for all construction contract plans.
- Reviewing, supervising the reviews, and/or approving permits submitted by contractors who request permission to perform construction within the Port jurisdiction.
- Preparing and monitoring the Engineering Division’s annual operating budget.
- Representing the Port at conferences and other meetings.
- Participating in policy making activities initiated by the City Engineer, Director of Public Works, City Administrator, or Mayor.
- Working with the City Engineer to seek value engineering and/or input on major or complex Port public works projects; coordinating engineering standards, procedures, and practices; and seeking independent project review and supplemental staff resources; and
- Serving as Acting Port Executive Director as needed.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering is required; AND
Experience: Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience including three (3) years supervisory experience with responsibility for the direction and evaluation of staff is required. Port or marine experience at an equivalent level as a project manager directing large scale port or marine facilities engineering projects is a definite plus combined with strong knowledge and familiarity with operating budgets of similar scope and magnitude, funding sources, and strategic planning/initiatives; AND
Professional Engineer: Valid certificate of registration as a professional engineer issued by the California State Board of Professional Engineers is required. Possession of a valid structural engineering license is highly desirable.
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