Florida Structural Engineers Association

January 2021

Job Description:  FSEA Executive Director

General Summary:    

·         Responsible for performing all duties associated with the requests of the Florida Structural Engineers Association (FSEA) Board of Directors and membership.  Responsible for membership database/renewals, meetings, newsletters, seminars, conferences and other duties as directed.

·         This is a part-time, non-employee (1099-NEC) position.  Based on recent-year experience, the estimated average monthly time commitment is approximately 30 hours.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Specific Job Duties:

·         Coordinate and attend quarterly board meetings and teleconferences:  Create agendas with input from president; coordinate attendees; arrange food; take minutes, type and disseminate minutes using Microsoft Word; disseminate other information needed for meetings.

·         Membership Dues/Invoicing:  In November Wild Apricot database will automatically send out renewal invoices to members email address.   Enter payment information into membership database; copy/scan checks; deposit checks into bank account, reconcile PayPal account; send state treasurer spreadsheet of payments made by Pay Pal and by checks.

·         Maintain Membership Database:  Input membership data into Wild Apricot database.

·         Create newsletters:   Create four newsletters per year using Wild Apricot database.   Newsletter should contain articles (and photos) written by chapter presidents, state president and other members; email newsletter to membership.

·         Coordinate state-sponsored seminars (local chapter:  meetings and seminars when requested):  Working with continuing education committee members, plan and schedule seminars; marketing materials using Wild Apricot; create registration page using Wild Apricot; keep track of registrations from Pay Pal and checks; deposit checks into state bank account, work with state treasurer to keep track of monies; create registration lists, sign-in sheets and certificates using Wild Apricot and Word; send confirmation notices to registrants; answer all seminar inquiries via email and telephone; be available for on-site help, if requested.

·         Create and disseminate state and chapter ballots:  Notify the board of start of nomination process; ensure the nominating committee has been formed; initiate and coordinate the nomination process; create ballots using Survey Monkey for the state board and chapter boards, email ballots to membership; notify boards of ballot results.

  • ·         Update web site:  Enter updates to calendar page, create registration page for seminars; update board members info; add logos for sponsors; upload current newsletters.
  • ·         Financial management:                                                                                                        
  • o   Make bank deposits – Collect checks from postal mailbox; input payment information into master database; scan checks, fill out deposit slip; deposit checks into bank, scan deposit slip; send Excel spreadsheet to state treasurer.
  • o   Reconcile Pay Pal account:  Keep track of monies in on-line account; transfer money to on-line bank account; send Excel spreadsheet of money allocations to state treasurer.
  • ·         Coordinate Annual Conference:  Working with continuing education committee, select a conference venue, date, food/beverage selection, transportation; create marketing materials; create on-line registration; provide on-site assistance including but not limited to registration help; speaker set-up, attendee assistance, etc.
  • ·         Interact with NCSEA (National Council Structural Engineers Association):  Includes attending and coordinating national Executive Director meetings at NCSEA Conferences, participating in committees, and Executive Director teleconferences, as directed.
  • ·         Structural Engineering issues: 
  • ·         o   Learn about issues affecting structural engineering and be familiar with the associations that impact structural engineering (FBPE, FES, FICE, BOAF, ASCE, SEI, AIA).
  • o   Monitor issues related to structural engineering nationally.
  • ·         Become knowledgeable and be able to speak on subject of structural licensure.

Job Knowledge Required:

  • ·         Working knowledge of:  Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Excel, Word, Survey Monkey. Wild Apricot.
  • ·         Basic office procedures: filing, copying, faxing, scanning.
  • ·         Ability to organize, negotiate and set up conferences and meetings
  • ·         Some exposure to fundraising.
  • ·         Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • ·         Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • ·         Ability to positively motivate board, volunteers and build consensus.
  • ·         Ability to work collaboratively with the board of directors and association members (local and national).

Education Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent.  Minimum two-year AA or AS degree, Bachelor’s degree (BA or BA) preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of 5 years of strong administrative experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization.  Experience in association management and event planning is desired.  Prior experience as an Executive Director or Executive Assistant is preferred.

Travel Requirements:  Ability to travel to state-sponsored seminars, quarterly board meetings and the NCSEA Annual Conference, and other sites as required.

Please send resume to fseadirector@flsea.com

Florida Structural Engineers Association, PO Box 440422, Jacksonville, FL  3224


Position Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

Job Title:           Engineering Project Manager

Department:              Engineering

Reports To:               City Engineer and Assistant City Engineer

Pay Grade:                 126

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt


The incumbent performs responsible supervisory project management, engineering design and development plan review work. This position requires knowledge and expertise in stormwater and general civil engineering. The incumbent’s design work involves the production of engineering plans and specifications for capital improvement projects. Review work involves the review of engineering plans for development projects including subdivisions, commercial, and industrial site plans. Work assignments are received both orally and in writing. Work is performed with considerable latitude and independence in judgement and decision-making within established policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, periodic inspection, and for results obtained.


·         Designs City capital improvement projects associated with utilities, stormwater, roadways, and sitework.

·         Coordinates the review of development projects.

·         Develops and communicates capital improvement project scopes based on the City's capital improvement plan.

·         Coordinates directly with City departments during project design phase to address continual function, operations, and maintenance-related aspects of design.

·         Serves as project manager for capital improvement projects by overseeing outside consultants’ design efforts.

·         Prepares quantity and cost estimates for capital improvement projects.

·         Performs primary construction engineering and construction administration functions on capital improvement projects.

·         Supervises the activities of engineering construction inspection.

·         Prepares or assists in preparing permit applications to the St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Florida East Coast Railway.

·         Prepares or assists in preparing project contract documents.

·         Develops or refines City design and construction technical specifications.

·         Responds to resident/property owner complaints and concerns.

·         Coordinates directly with the public regarding information on capital improvement projects and development projects.

·         Coordinates directly with property owners to obtain necessary easements needed for capital improvement projects.

·         Plans, assigns, directs, and evaluates the work of subordinates.

·         Performs other assigned duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a civil engineering or related engineering curriculum and certification as Engineer Intern.

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver's license must obtain a Florida license within ten (10) days of employment. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.

·         Knowledge of City organization and functions, and the relationships with other levels of government.

·         Knowledge of technical drafting practices and techniques and Ability to draft using AutoCAD.

·         Knowledge of legal statutes and ordinances pertaining to engineering and public works projects.

·         Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of municipal public works projects.

·         Skill in using highly technical computer applications, such as GIS or CAD.

·         Ability to prepare and interpret engineering plans and specifications.

·         Ability to perform technical research and calculations and to present findings and recommendations clearly.

·         Ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of municipal public works projects.

·         Ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of municipal public works projects.

·         Ability to plan, assign, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors, developers, and the public.

·         Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with others.

·         Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities on a daily basis in order to changing construction schedules and to meet the needs of grant funded project deadlines.

·         Ability to develop and maintain accurate and detailed files.

·         Ability to track complex processes, systems and regulatory requirements.

·         Ability to learn simple and complex tasks.

·         Ability to complete tasks unassisted once trained.

·         Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

·         Ability to work regularly scheduled hours.

·         Ability to use a computer.

·         Ability to hear and understand conversation spoken in a normal, low and high pitched, whisper and loud tone of voice, as well as accents and fastly spoken.

·         Ability to work in small, enclosed, or partially enclosed areas.

·         Ability to work in areas that may be considered cool or warm for periods of time from ten minutes to eight hours.


The work is light and requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: balancing, climbing, crouching, feeling, manual dexterity, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


Work is typically performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity and responsiveness to changes that include goals, priorities, and needs of the organization and position.

The City of Melbourne has the right to revise this position description at any time, and does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

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  • Investigates the origin and cause of failures, damages or defects in the civil/structural fields within residential, commercial, and industrial sites.
  • Analyzes the failure of building systems, determines the cause of failures, evaluates the quality of construction or reviews design or maintenance procedures.
  • Performs field investigations, leads multi-party examinations and documentation of damaged property.
  • Research failure modes and code requirements as needed, prepare recommendations for repair and/or remediation as appropriate.
  • Prepares reports and letters outlining the origin and cause of the damages to our clients.
  • Manages/works with multi-disciplinary teams on large and complex assignments.
  • Establishes trusted working relationship with clients and interacts socially at mixed engagements with clients
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related discipline is required.
  • Active PE is required (in the state of employment is preferred)
  • 10 years’ experience in design in combination of residential, commercial and industrial setting preferred
  • 25 - 30%+ travel
  • Ability to work in inclement weather and various environmental conditions
  • Ability to work in high areas such as roofs or scaffolding, requiring physical agility, balance, and resistance to acrophobia.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and contact information to Anna Klostermann, Executive Recruiter@  anna.klostermann@envistaforensics.com

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