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Delaware Chief of Engineering & Operations

Organization: State of Delaware; Office of Management and Budget
Date Posted: 7/25/2018
Date Needed: 8/15/2018
City: Dover
Location: Delaware
Country: United States
Primary Category: Architecture & Engineering
Salary: $82,887.00 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details


This incumbent reports to the Director of Facilities Management and is responsible for planning, developing and directing Division's technical programs and projects including public works and architectural accessibility; provide technical assistance to other state agencies and approve and/or negotiate all professional engineering contracts. Concurrently this incumbent assists the Director and Secretary in long range planning/capital improvements, cost estimating and deferred maintenance activities.

  • Develop, guide and direct technical service staff.
  • Review and approve professional contract plans and specs for renovating; all state construction/renovation projects and negotiate bids.
  • Participate and administer the development of the Department's capital budget.
  • Direct specific engineering studies incorporating cost analysis, statistical design and data analysis.
  • Provide technical services to other agencies and departments involving construction and physical operations, space utilization, budgeting and problem analysis.
  • Act as expert witness for the Attorney General's Office on construction/engineering problems when required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Chief of Engineering and Operations
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Professional Engineering License.
  2. Three years experience in construction project management such as planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, controlling, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the status of construction projects.
  3. Three years experience in interpreting national and local building and fire codes.
  4. Six months experience in cost estimating.
  5. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others. 
  6. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

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