Public Works Manager

City of Dallas | Dallas/Various, TX

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Posted Date 5/04/2022
Description

Salary: $77,264.03 - $96,580.04 Annually

The Manager-Public Works performs highly advanced and complex management or oversight activities for daily operations of the Public Works Maintenance Crews. Coordinates, administers, and manages department, operations, personnel activities, and budget.

Essential Functions

Manages activities of staff and daily operations of the Public Works Street Maintenance and related activities; delegates authority and responsibility for assigned tasks to subordinates; identifies needed areas of change or development and institutes changes to improve operations; plans, implements, coordinates, monitors compliance, and evaluates policies and procedures; reviews and oversees work schedules of others all subordinate levels.

2 Works with Superintendent to establish short-, mid- and long-term goals and objectives; develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; performs evaluation activities, oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports and studies, and participates in special investigations, internal audits, and research studies.

3 Inspects, evaluates, and reviews work completed by crews and employees for quality and safety standards; provides training to new employees or crew leaders and ensures all permits are pulled and materials and equipment used professionally.

4 Analyzes, evaluates, and ensures production goals are met in a timely manner and works to increase productivity; oversees the preparation of and evaluates, implements, and administers the department budget; oversees the planning, development, and operation of special projects or facilities.

5 Assists and supports the hiring process for employees and maintenance workers; attends and participates in job fairs and interview panels for new workers; evaluates staff and enforces disciplinary measures for field employees.

6 Provides quality customer service by communicating effectively with customers and responding to issues or concerns timely and professionally.

7 Represents the program area at meetings, hearings, trials, conferences, and seminars or on boards, panels, and committees; testifies at hearings, trials, and legislative meetings as appropriate.

8 Performs any and all other work as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering, or construction management field.

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Four (4) years of experience in the construction, maintenance and/or repair of street, roadway, bridge, or storm drainage structures.

AND

  • Two (2) years of supervisory/management responsibilities. (This experience may be included in the required experience listed above.)

EQUIVALENCIES: 

  • High school diploma or GED plus eight (8) years of the required experience including two (2) years of supervisory/management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements.

  • An associate degree in any field plus six (6) yeas of the required experience including two (2) years of supervisory/management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements.

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a non-specified field plus six (6) years of the required experience including two (2) years of supervisory/management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements.

  • A master’s degree or higher in a specified field plus two (2) years of the required experience including two (2) years of supervisory/management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements. 

LICENSE:

  • Valid and current driver’s license with good driving record.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Availability for nights, weekends and holidays.

  • May be subject to twenty-four/seven (24/7) emergency call-out, inclement weather conditions and high-traffic areas.

PREFERENCES:

  • Knowledge of equipment, tools, and methods used in various construction repairs.

  • Knowledge of environmental and safety standards and regulations.

  • Knowledge of City of Dallas construction standard appurtenance details and NCTCOG specifications

  • Ability to manage unit/program activities through the supervision of subordinate supervisors

  • Ability to supervise and manage subordinate staff.

  • Ability to inspect work and monitor quality.

  • Ability to devise solutions to administrative problems and to plan, assign, delegate responsibility.

  • Ability to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures.

  • Ability to develop and implement budget, perform cost analysis, and expense tracking.

  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships.

Public Works – Street Repair Division (SRD):  Hands-on experience in Concrete pavement maintenance and Construction.  Experience with construction surveying, project scheduling, planning, estimating, and budgeting for maintenance and work plan projects is required for the successful execution of the duties of this position.  Strong leadership and management skills are also required.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of equipment, tools, and methods used in various construction repairs.

2 Knowledge of environmental and safety standards and regulations.

3 Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the operational unit or functional program and the principles and practices of public administration and management.

Ability to manage unit/program activities through the supervision of subordinate supervisors

5 Ability to establish and obtain operating long-range goals and objectives for unit.

6 Ability to supervise and manage subordinate staff.

7 Ability to inspect work and monitor quality.

8 Ability to devise solutions to administrative problems and to plan, assign, delegate responsibility.

9 Knowledge of standard colors, configuration, and placement of lane markings and traffic signs

10 Ability to develop and evaluate administrative polices and procedures.

11 Ability to develop and implement budget, perform cost analysis, and expense tracking.

12 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

13 Establishing and maintaining strong relationships.



The salary listed on the job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.

For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.

Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed.  A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.  

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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