Motivated professional Leader in the Public Service industry skilled at achieving proven results through goal oriented working relationships with team members, public officials and community involvement. Focusing on detail, open communication and Public relations
Direct the Town's Public Works operation which involves managing all phases of the city public works Capital Projects, including stormwater, fleet, parks and recreation, facilities, road maintenance and permitting. Prepare annual bid qualifications (RFP/RFQ) for Consultant(s) Master Service Agreements and vendor/construction services as well as the associated contracts. Prepare department 3M budget, control expenditures and approves requisitions; advises the Town Manager of all Public Works activities. Prepares request, agenda request, executive summaries and presentations to the Town Council. Oversight of the budget, maintenance, operation, planning, engineering and construction activities designed to provide water quality, storm drainage, safe (vehicle/pedestrian) roadways and other related services to the Town. Direct and advise consultant services. Research and write Town policy, department standard operating procedures, as well as guidelines and ordinances pertaining to private development and work within the public rights-of-way. Mentor, lead and direct supervision of the Town's 6 Public Works employees. Most services are outsourced.
Plan, organize and direct the operations of the North Area Road & Bridge team. Prepare and monitor annual 20-25M operating budget for efficient use and reporting of expenditures through revenue generated MSTU, LOGT, COGT, Franchise fees and communication taxes. Supervise, train and conduct annual evaluations for staff. Direct and monitor team in the
preparation of reports and studies as necessary. Review plans and approve construction projects for acceptance. Establish a positive and effective working relationship within a broad range and diverse team, elected officials, departmental offices, governmental agencies as well as internal and external customers. Set and follow-through with short and long term goals and action plans. Key member in the Emergency Operations Center and FEMA related declared disasters for pre and post disaster planning and preparation as well as post disaster response and clean-up/removals. Lead direct daily team of 70, and indirect of 240 employees with strong moral and ethic values and character, thought mentorship, team building and on-going training.
Intricate team member in the research, purchase and implementation of the current Brevard County Public Works Department cloud-based work management software, which has increased productivity and customer satisfaction by providing quick report features and communication tools. Trainer to the department for the effective and efficient use of the application.
Lead the engineering review, permitting and inspection office in the construction of roads, bridges, public officials, staff, departmental offices, governmental agencies and the general public on public and private construction projects. Develop and coordinate proposed modifications to the County Code as they pertain to roads,
drainage and public utility construction within the rights-of-way.
Key member and facilitator in the design build team of the $44.8 million A. Max Brewer Bridge project - nationally awarded the People's Choice Award sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The class-five high-rise was a replacement project to the existing swing span bridge over the
Florida Intracoastal Waterway.
Effectively implemented modifications of the County Code pertaining to development permitting and inspection for construction of roads and drainage infrastructure, as well as public utilities and work in the rights-of-way and/or completed projects prior to the acceptance by the County. The success of the approval from the Board of County Commissioners I contribute mainly by building a valued working relationship with the building and construction community through
proper education of practices and materials that help them obtain a better product.
Coordinate the National Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems program through multiple departments.
American Public Works Association, Central Florida Branch - President.
The APWA's Central Florida Branch encompasses Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia Counties, and is made up of civil servants and industry leaders. APWA's public policy objectives, as found on their website, are as follows:
*Support for adequate investment in public infrastructure
*Respect for local authority
*Reasonable regulations and protection from unfunded mandates
*Support for streamlining government oversight
*Support for sustainability and environmental stewardship
Boy Scouts of America - Lodge Adviser.
Adviser for the Central Florida Council Boy Scouts of America National Honor Society - the Order of the Arrow. Adult leader in the program for the youth that builds character through strong moral values with the goal of building tomorrows leaders.
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