The purpose of the class is to serve as the Deputy Director of Transportation for the County Penny Transportation Program. Responsibilities include fulfilling the duties of the Director of Transportation in his or her absence and providing oversight and management of all phases of the Penny Transportation Program. This class shall also work with the Director of Transportation to negotiate, execute, and manage Consultant contracts. This class will also work with staff to approve construction bid documents, review bids submitted, and assist in management of construction Contractors. This class shall serve as the Contract Manager on multiple contracts. This class has expertise and knowledge of transportation planning, engineering and design, and contract and project / program management, scheduling, cost estimating, right-of-way acquisitions, surveying, plan review and inspection; and performs related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required in support of all Transportation Penny items. This class provides in house project management from design to completion, and performs and/or supervises design work as necessary. This class plans, organizes and implements the aforementioned project types within major organizational policies.
This position reports directly to the County Director of Transportation.
Requires Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, project management or a related field. Registered Professional Engineer in the State of South Carolina preferred. Requires a minimum of six years of relevant experience. SCDOT experience preferred. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
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A job with Richland County provides abundant opportunities, excellent benefits, and an enjoyable work environment. Potential new employees must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check, including but not limited to a SLED and driver's license check.