In the Department of Administrative Services, Office of Legal Affairs, Policy and Procurement this class is accountable for acting as the sole specialist in the construction selection and bidding process from receipt of documents to request for qualifications (RFQ), request for proposal (RFP), bid opening, review, and contract signing.
Receives general direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
May lead lower level staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs specialized related duties in the area of selection, bidding and contracting of construction projects;
Reviews plans and specifications to ensure consistency and conformance with documents prior to advertising for competitive bidding for renovation projects;
Prepares selection and bidding documents to comply with local, state, and federal requirements;
Assesses anticipated response to projects;
Oversees receipt and opening of RFQs, RFPs and bids;
Reviews bids for conformance with General Statutes and determines low bidder;
Attends contract signings;
Reviews documents and amendments to contracts such as retainage reduction;
Reviews bonds, surety, and insurance certificates for compliance with contracts;
Forwards executed documents to Attorney General for approval;
Develops and oversees construction services online web maintenance for design and construction;
Assists with researching, developing and implementing section processes, policies and procedures;
Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Provides explanations to bidders regarding rejection of submittal, prepares reports and correspondence;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
policies and procedures involved in advertising for selections and bids, acceptance of proposals and bids, bonds and insurance, and the award of contracts;
and ability to interpret General Statutes related to selections and bidding, bonding, and insurance requirements;
information technology resources;
Knowledge of construction terminology;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to understand, interpret, and analyze complex instructions or documents.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in the field of bidding and contract administration or in the building industry involving the preparation and processing of cost estimates, work drawings, specifications and bids.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Construction Services Selection and Bidding Specialist in Salary Group FS 27 approved effective September 20, 2018. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-252