Manager of Design and Construction II (Mechanical)

April 23, 2021
Charleston, SC
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The candidate will design and manage new construction & renovation projects, and investigate & help resolve mechanical issues on existing sites owned by Charleston County. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of design and project management of assigned projects.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $73,860 - $100,464 (Estimated Annual Salary - Dependent upon experience)

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide oversight on consultant design efforts, perform quality reviews of contract documents, cost estimates and schedules, make mechanical engineering recommendations, and monitor compliance with County requirements
  • Manage professional A/E consultant contracts, prepare RFQ's, RFP's, IFB's, negotiate fees, coordinate and manage work efforts, liaison between County stakeholders and consultants
  • Manage construction contracts, coordinate/review contracts and submittals, interpret contract documents, negotiate/process change orders and requests for information, maintain construction momentum, resolve construction issues and maintain project records
  • Analyze project needs, prepare design calculations, design mechanical systems, develop construction bid packages, including drawings & specifications, review/approve contractor/vendor submittals, ensure code compliance
  • Provide design and construction support to Facilities and County staff, investigate/help resolve Mechanical issues at existing County sites

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in South Carolina
  • 10 years, minimum, of progressively responsible experience in managing single and multi-discipline work
  • Effective oral and written communication skills a must
  • Proficiency with MS Office 365 including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Project
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and use of collaborative technology such as SharePoint and submittal exchange
  • Knowledge of regulations, building codes, and local permitting processes, especially those involving Mechanical systems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be available during County emergencies and serve on the disaster team when required
  • A valid SC driver's license is required

Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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