Department of Administrative Services

Construction Services Selection and Bidding Specialist (6685FS)

$39.05-$53.44 Hourly / $3,123.80-$4,274.87 BiWeekly /
$81,531.18-$111,574.11 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

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; assembles documents; 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; considerable knowledge of information technology resources; knowledge of construction terminology; considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret General Statutes related to selections and bidding, bonding, and insurance requirements; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal 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

Classified/Competitive

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(02)-Architecture

BARGAINING UNIT

(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

FS 27

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Public Works Bidding and Contracts Manager in Salary Group MP 62 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to re-title, change job code/pay plan, bargaining unit designation and modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

9/20/2018


CLASS: 6685FS; EST: ; REV: 9/20/2018;