Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) is currently seeking a dynamic professional to join the Channel & Dredge Material Placement Area (DMPA) Development team. This position under the general supervision of the Director of Channel & DMPA Development will support the planning, design and administration of capital and maintenance construction projects related to PCCA’s coastal waterways, facilities and dredge material placement areas.
Supports planning, design, construction, and maintenance activities related to PCCA ship channels, barge canal waterways, facilities, and dredge material placement areas
Serves as a project manager for assigned projects
Negotiates contracts with consultants and coordinates the preparation of plans and specifications
Administers construction contracts for assigned projects
Reviews and validates consultant and contractor invoices and controls scope, schedule and costs
Supports management of PCCA's dredge material placement areas, including interactions with customers
Processes 3rd party dredge material placement area licenses, tracks dredging schedules and verifies quantities placed in dredge material placement areas
Performs annual facility inspections as required and assists in formulating, compiling projects for inclusion into the annual budget
Supports business development of PCCA dredging and DMPA services
Assists with initiating, monitoring or performing tasks associated with Department goals and objectives of PCCA's Strategic Plan
Assists with development of the annual Department capital and maintenance budget
Assists with Department financial statements to track and evaluate revenues and expenses
Prepares and maintains financial projections associated with the Channel Improvement Project
Prepares presentations, correspondence and exhibits for PCCA Commission, staff, PCCA customers, working groups and committee meetings as needed
Collects technical data, analyzes findings and makes recommendations
Coordinates with other PCCA staff and departments, as required
Provides updates to PCCA website
Maintains records and reports as required
Attends and participates in meetings and enters and works in secure areas requiring Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) credentials
Follows PCCA security, environmental and safety requirements and procedures, and sees they are properly implemented and maintained on assigned projects
Adheres to PCCA policy and maintains good employee relations; works with other PCC staff to achieve work goals and initiatives
Functions in pre or post-disaster preparedness as a Tier 2 employee
Performs other duties as required
The preferred candidate for this position should be a detail-oriented, organized, and disciplined individual with a demonstrated track record in managing complicated projects working with a variety of stakeholders.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
Valid driver’s license
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
Port experience and knowledge of port infrastructure, particularly in relation to dredging and management of dredge material preferred
Knowledge of project management methods and practices for planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring project performance and evaluating results
Knowledge of analytical processes and procedures and recordkeeping practices and procedures
Knowledge of engineering, construction, inspection and surveying terminology preferred
Knowledge of local, state and federal codes and requirements preferred
Knowledge of budgets and cost containment controls preferred
Ability to plan, organize, manage and integrate project delivery activities including the ability to coordinate and evaluate the work progress of engineers, technical personnel, construction contractors and consultants
Strong problem-solver with a collaborative style of effective project management
Strong analytical and detail orientation skills, with a solid customer service orientation
Ability to write and create reports/presentations and give formal presentations
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Outlook, and other related applications
Ability to operate standard office equipment and drive a lightweight highway vehicle to meetings and work-related events
Effective business communication skills
Ability to define issues, perform research, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations
Ability to work well within a fast-paced environment, tight deadlines, and a multitude of projects and changing priorities
Proven organizational and planning skills; ability to set priorities, be proactive, take initiative and exercise sound independent judgment
Strong collaborative interpersonal skills
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, typing and occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting worksites
Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment and to work the requisite hours to fulfill position objectives, including evenings and/or weekends, as needed
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before January 31st, 2021, 11:59 PM CST.
If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.
About Port Corpus Christi Authority
People Move Our Port!
Port Corpus Christi (PCC) is currently seeking an energetic individual to assist with the long term strategic mission and succession planning efforts of the PCC relative to engineering & construction. The qualified individual will join a team of engineers dedicated to leading and managing PCC’s construction initiatives.
It is the mission of Port Corpus Christi to leverage commerce to drive prosperity. The Port’s vision is “To be the energy Port of the Americas.” As the 4th largest Port in the United States in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi, handles the goods of the world, from petrochemical to agriculture, and from wind components to iron. PCC is protected by a state-of-the-art security department, with a full police force and PCC operations are guided by the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001, providing environmental awareness and protection of assets. PCC is governed by a seven member board with appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County.
Who We Are
• Over 100,000,000 tons of Cargo in 2014 & 2015
• 66,000 Port related jobs with 200 + Employees
• $319 Million State and Local Tax Revenue
• ...22,000 acres
• Public Corporation and Texas Political Subdivision
• 10-Year $1 Billion Capital Investment Project
In the Last Decade
• Diversification of Cargo
• Operating Revenues of Nearly $90 Million
• Total Assets $435 Million
• Capital Expenditures in Port Infrastructure
• Environmental Investments $20 Million
The Corpus Christi Region
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas with a temperate climate and friendly people. The region, affectionately referred to as the Coastal Bend, features miles of shoreline and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Cultural and culinary delights abound with numerous festivals, entertainment venues and fresh seafood! The Corpus Christi area hosts millions of visitors annually. A strong local workforce is bolstered by exceptional higher education opportunities at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and through the Del Mar College System. With a metropolitan area of nearly half a million people, Corpus Christi is a city packed with modern amenities and traditional comfort.