CITY OF MIAMI
is accepting applications for the position of: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $71,385.60 Annually
JOB CODE: 2021-20220221-ORIG
FLSA CODE: Exempt position
OPENING DATE: 02/28/22 CLOSING DATE: 04/08/22 05:00 PM
NATURE OF WORK:
This is professional and administrative work managing building, roadway infrastructure, or drainage
construction projects for the city. Employees in this class are responsible for authorizing and
monitoring the work of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors engaged in the
planning, design and construction of a variety of city buildings, roadway infrastructure, or drainage
and related facilities. Emphasis of the work involves managing various projects through all phases
of development including planning, consultant selection, design management, selection of
contractor, permitting, construction management, inspection and warranty administration.
Incumbents exercise independent judgment in the application of the principles and practices of
architectural/engineering planning, design, construction, and related engineering knowledge.
Supervision is received from a professional and administrative superior who reviews work through
personal conferences and reports for satisfactory attainment of goals and objectives during all
phases of the roadway and building construction process.
Coordinate with consultants and city agency officials in the development of building, roadway
infrastructure, or drainage construction projects.
Issues work orders to consultants, surveyors, and testing labs.
Verifies consultants’ invoices and recommends payment.
Reviews consultants’ plans and specifications at various stages of development for conformance to
program requirements, design standards, contract compliance, and for completeness and
Suggests and implements changes, additions, and corrections.
Monitors consultants’ cost estimates.
Schedules, attends, and writes reports of meetings with consultants, city agency
representatives, major stakeholders, and/or general public.
Coordinates and bid advertisements, printings, and distributions plans and specifications to
Arranges direct purchases and oversees the goods and services needs for capital projects.
Assists in the evaluation of bids and making recommendations for award of contract and
coordinates execution of contracts.
Schedules and assists in conducting pre-construction and pre-bid meetings with consultants,
contractors, and sub-contractors.
Originates “Notices to Proceed” to contractors and work orders to consultants and testing labs.
Reviews and recommends approval of periodic requisitions, invoices, and supporting data from
contractors, consultants, and testing labs.
Prepares and reviews field inspection reports, as required.
Prepares schedules and conducts site visits to monitor construction progress. Keeps user agencies
Prepares change orders to contract.
Keeps records of contingency allowance and consultants’ payments.
Inspects and coordinates projects for substantial completion and prepares list of any deficiencies.
Prepares performance reports on contractors and consultants and provides timely project updates
progress and status reports.
Arranges for correction of defects by contractor during warranty period.
Schedules and conducts site inspections at end of warranty period and assuring correction of
Qualifies the department as general contractor and obtaining building permits, as necessary.
Maintains project administrative records and files.
Performing related work as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Building Construction, Business or Public
Administration or a closely related field
Considerable three (3) years experience in the design, construction, or management of
building, roadway infrastructure, or drainage construction projects.
A license in any of the following is highly desirable: State of Florida Professional Engineer,
State of Florida Registered Architect, Miami-Dade County or State of Florida General
Contractor’s, Miami-Dade County or State of Florida General Building or Engineering
A Valid Driver’s License from any state (Equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be
utilized upon application, (See “Documentation Section” below).
Must be able to work a permanent or rotating shift schedule to include nights, weekends,
An equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma or its
equivalent and two (2) years of the required experience.
An active or inactive license in any of the following may substitute for the required
education: State of Florida Professional Engineer, State of Florida Registered Architect,
Miami-Dade County or State of Florida General Contractor’s, Miami-Dade County, State of
Florida General Building, or Engineering Contractor.
Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must upload and submit attached copies of
the following documents with the employment application. Please be sure to attach all
required documents to your employment application each time you apply. Uploaded
documents remain in your online profile but they will not attach automatically and you will
be deemed ineligible without the proper documentation.
ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE CLEAR, LEGIBLE, AND IN PROPER FORMAT.
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND ARE
ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF:
1. Proof education in the form of Bachelor’s degree (or transcripts) in Architecture, Engineering,
Building Construction, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field or higher
from an accredited college or university. Foreign diplomas/degrees must be submitted with
a credential evaluation report from an approved credential evaluation agency*. Translations
of diploma/degrees are not accepted. If degree/diploma does not reflect the academic
major on its face, transcripts indicating degree completion must be submitted.
Audit/Academic reports are not accepted as substitutions for college transcripts.
2. Translations of diploma/degrees are not accepted. If degree/diploma does not reflect
the academic major on its face, transcripts indicating degree completion must be
submitted. Audit/Academic reports are not accepted as substitutions for college
3. To qualify under the equivalency clause, applicant must provide proof of education in one or
more of the following applicable forms: copy of high school diploma, or equivalent, OR any
higher accredited degree such as an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or higher.
4. A valid Driver’s License from any state (Equivalent to a State of Florida (Class E) may be
utilized upon application, however prior to appointment a State of Florida Driver’s License
(Class E or higher) must be presented to the Department of Human Resources and must be
maintained valid throughout employment.
*Approved Credential Evaluation Agencies:
Credential evaluation reports showing the United States equivalency for academic
credentials earned in other countries may be provided by:
An accredited four-year college or university in the United States, OR
A current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
A current member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE), OR
A recognized Professional Organization
For additional list of approved credential evaluation agencies visit the Florida Department of
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required documents submitted with the
employment application are in a format that is acceptable, clear and legible for eligibility
determination or risk being disqualified.
Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must completely detail their work
experience on the employment application or risk being disqualified. Resumes are not
required and will not be reviewed in place of the employment application.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to update their online profile with personal data, work
experience, education, and certifications, when submitting application(s), failure to do so
may result in disqualification.
Applicants must provide a valid email address in order to receive notification of eligibility.
Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State
Statute 295.07. If veteran’s preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the
application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (Member 4) and the
applicable FDVA- Veteran’s Preference Certification Form(s) in accordance with rule 55A-
7.013 – Documentation of Preference Claim, must be submitted with the employment
FDVA Certification Forms: Please complete the applicable Veterans’ Preference Certification
Form(s). Form(s) must be uploaded with your employment application along with acceptable proof
of veterans’ preference.
Form VP1: VETERANS’ PREFERENCE CERTIFICATE
Form VP2: CURRENT MEMBER OF THE RESERVE CERTIFICATION
FORM VP3: UNREMARRIED WIDOW or WIDOWER CERTIFICATE
Selection Preference: Selection preference within the same ranking band resulting from an
interview process will be granted in the following order: 1) preference eligible veterans, 2) active
City of Miami employees, 3) City of Miami residents, 4) all others.
NOTE: Submit a new application each time you apply for a city job. Proof of education (diplomas, degrees, certifications, if
required) and other documentation required to meet minimum requirements must be submitted at time of application unless
otherwise indicated in the job announcement. Foreign degrees, certificates or diplomas require transcript evaluations by
American colleges, universities, or a NACES approved transcript evaluation service, which determine reciprocity to education in
the United States.
Veteran’s preference is awarded in accordance with Florida state statute 295. All Forms DD-214 must be submitted with the
application, and must be legible. In addition to the DD-214, applicants who have been awarded combat campaign/expeditionary
medals that are not reflected on the Form DD-214 must submit supplemental documents from the U. S. Department of Defense
that demonstrate possession of a combat campaign/expeditionary medal by the closing date. If veteran’s preference is being
claimed, questions related to military service must be answered on the application form. To receive disabled veteran’s
preference, proof of a permanent service-connected disability or a current (less than 1 year old) letter of disability from the
Department of Defense or Veteran’s Affairs that indicates the percentage of disability must be submitted with application. City
employees and City of Miami residents may also receive preference during the hiring process. For more details, please visit the
Prior to employment, successful completion of a background investigation will be required, and depending upon the type of
position a medical examination may be required. Appointment (including promotions or transfers) to certain positions may
require a drug screen, and be contingent upon submission of official transcripts. The City of Miami is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
444 SW 2nd Avenue, 7th floor
Miami, FL 33130
TTY: 711 or 800-955-8771 (Florida Relay Service)
FAXES NOT ACCEPTED
An Equal Opportunity Employer
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Have you attached and uploaded proof of education in form of official/unofficial transcripts,
college diploma or foreign education evaluations, (if applicable) by American colleges,
universities, or a NACES approved transcript evaluation service, which determine reciprocity
to education in the United States which verifies your graduation as specified in the job
announcement? Your diploma or transcripts MUST be uploaded with your application before
the closing date. If not, please be aware that your application will be deemed ineligible.
* 2. Have you attached a copy of a valid driver license, (Equivalent to a State of Florida Class E,
may be utilized upon application) as required in the posting? If not, please be aware that
your application will be deemed in eligible.
* Required Question