CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
Manages the design and construction of facilities and maintenance projects.
Oversees entire citywide Facilities Operations. Participates in the development of the five-year Capital
Improvement Program and Maintenance Program. Prepares plans and specifications for building, mechanical
systems and maintenance projects. Develops, prepares, maintains and implements a facilities master plan
and preventive maintenance plan. Provides leadership for all team-based activities, to include project
management teams and task groups. Coordinates engineering-related activities with other Department
divisions, City departments, other governmental agencies, etc. Develops project-related briefings and
presentations for the Governing Body, City Manager, citizen groups and professional organizations.
1. Manages the design of facilities and maintenance projects, including developing the project scope, directing the consultant selection or alternate delivery process, negotiation of the scope and fee for the design or alternate delivery contract, preparing and negotiating interlocal agreements, managing the plan preparation, managing public involvement activities, overseeing environmental permitting process, and supervising project team members. For federally funded projects, manages all coordination and project administration as applicable. Provides leadership and direction through Managers.
2. Analyze, design and document mechanical systems - including HVAC, piping, plumbing and fire suppression systems for a wide variety of projects types and sizes.
3. Manages the construction of facilities and maintenance projects, including developing request for proposals; reviewing contractor bids and making determination of the lowest and responsible bidder; negotiating material contracts; managing the construction contract, schedules, payments and cash flow;
approving change orders; reviewing and approving contractor submittals; conducting weekly progress meetings with contractors; managing media relations and citizen inquiries; and maintaining and updating project status.
4. For federally funded projects, prepares invoices to agencies to request payment; ensures Davis-Bacon provisions are met by the contractor, including wage rate interviews; ensures DBE goals are met; and completes project administration as required.
5. Participates in the development of the five-year Capital Improvement Program and Maintenance Program, by analyzing facility infrastructure needs, establishing priorities and recommendations, developing initial cost estimates and preparing and submitting CIP Facilities Project Additions and Project
6. Manage Citywide energy conservation and renewable programs by reviewing plans, interpreting standards, monitoring relevant applications; providing recommendations to address problems and issues, participating in field inspection visits, and assisting in resolution of program concerns. Manage\Develop utility commodities contracts and rate plans.
7. Manage Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station initiatives to include development of EV charging strategic and renewable programs. Monitor EV and renewable equipment and contract and report program status to City Manager and Governing Body as requested.
8. Prepares plans and specifications for facilities, maintenance and other projects. Coordinates facility management operations and supervises facilities operations. Designs projects to meet or exceed current engineering practices and to fully conform to the Overland Park Municipal Code. Prepares legal documents, specifications, contract documents and supervises construction and post-construction activities in accordance with the City's Project Procedures Manual.
9. Coordinates facilities engineering-related activities with other Department divisions, City departments, other governmental agencies, utilities, contractors, developers, consultants and others, as required.
10. Develops project-related briefings for presentation to the Governing Body and City Manager. Provides updates on project activities on a regular basis to keep the Governing Body and City Manager informed on matters of significant interest. Makes presentations to citizen groups, such as homes associations, neighborhood conservation groups and others.
11. Responds to public inquiries and ensures that their concerns are fully and effectively addressed.
12. The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
13. The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and
scheduled work breaks, where applicable
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related engineering field of study. Professional Engineer registration
in the State of Kansas or in another state with State of Kansas registration within one year of hiring. Must
possess an appropriate, valid driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record.
Eight years of civil engineering design, or an equivalent level of experience required. 8+ years of experience in
the field (performing/supervising). Five+ years project management/engineering design/construction and
facilities management preferred. Energy Management Professional (EMP) certification desired.
1. Project management skills.
2. Basic mathematical skills.
3. Attention to details.
4. Time management skills.
5. Public speaking/presentation skills.
6. Working knowledge of public administration.
7. Leadership skills.
8. Facilitation skills.
9. Computer software skills (database, presentation, word-processing, auto-cad).
10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
1. Ability to read and comprehend city, state and federal regulations.
2. Ability to meet deadlines.
3. Alpha and numeric recognition.
4. Ability to recognize and protect confidential information.
5. Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications.
6. Ability to work independently.
7. Ability to analyze complex problems and recommend possible solutions.
8. Analytical skills.
9. Diplomacy and judgement.
10. Ability to work under distracting conditions.
11. Ability to prioritize work.
12. Mechanical aptitude.
13. Understanding of computer software and hardware.
14. Ability to analyze safety situations.
15. Ability to train and guide others.
1. Ability to reach, stand, crawl, bend, stoop, push, and pull.
2. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
3. Ability to distinguish smells.
4. Ability to operate City vehicle.
5. Ability to traverse rough terrain.
6. Ability to make and receive phone calls.
7. Hand and eye coordination adequate to input computer.
8. Ability to walk for extended periods of time.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
Direct: Manager, Facilities Management
â€¢ Supervisor, Facilities Management
â€¢ Crew Leader, Construction & Improvements
â€¢ Crew Leader, Maintenance & Repair
â€¢ Facilities Maintenance Technicians
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work
performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a
comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees
assigned to this job.