Hardee County BOCC is seeking a Construction Project Manager

Salary Range: $71,358.48 – $109,890.67 Annually

The Construction Project Manager is responsible for administrative and technical work in the Road and Bridge Department as it relates to engineering and project plan design, review, and management. Work is performed with minimal supervision and requires the exercise of independent decision-making, technical discretion, and judgment. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Works Director. Acts as Interim Public Works Director as assigned.

Prepares and reviews engineering drawings, specifications, cost estimates, as built/record drawings and regulatory permit applications for county infrastructure projects including other county facilities, meeting Federal, State, County, and local laws, regulations, and policies. Performs road and bridge inspections, reviews FDOT bridge inspection reports, and develops remedial work plans to correct deficiencies. Provide technical review of permit applications for commercial driveway connections and rights-of-way use, including concurrency and site development permit applications. Oversees the County’s Pavement Management Program and Road and Bridge Asset Management. Assists the Project Coordinator in the County’s Traffic Data Collection. Inspects construction of various public works projects including in-house and county-contracted projects and/or maintenance activities; checks for compliance with construction plans and permits; checks materials to ensure compliance with applicable standards; and provides report of findings and implements corrective actions where needed. Manages the two Road Supervisors assigned on the East and West sides of the County. Develop trade scope of work documents for bid packages and request for proposals/qualifications for acquisition of materials and services in accordance with County Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual. Performs bid analysis as a member of the Technical Review Committee (TRC) and oversees consultant agreements. Assists the Public Works Director and coordinates with various departments in preparing the short- and long-range capital work programs and related budgetary estimates. Manages and coordinates multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines and ensures completion of projects. Reviews development proposals and participates in regulatory agency meetings. Attends and participates in meetings of department heads and the County Commission. Establish and maintain procedures with the design professionals, consultants, owners, for information flow, approvals, meetings, reporting and application for payment, etc.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering, Construction Technology or other related engineering field; and four (4) years of experience in public works; and including two (2) years of in a supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Licenses & Certification:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Possession of Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Certificate within one year of employment.
  • Possession of certifications on ICS 100 and 200; and obtain ICS 700 and 800 within one (1) year of employment.

All Applications with Resume are accepted in the Human Resources Department located at 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL. 33873 or via email @ humanresources@hardeecounty.net. or through the online portal on County website @ www.hardeecounty.net.