Join the Park Authority and our nationally recognized team of professionals! The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is seeking a Construction/Maintenance Project Manager (Constr/Mnt Project Manager II) to be a part of one of the most highly regarded park systems in the country. With over 425 parks and 23,000 acres of parkland including RECenters, nature centers, historic sites, golf courses, lakefront parks, and more, FCPA is an exciting organization to be a part of and there are many opportunities for staff to make a difference at every level. Under General Supervision of the Branch Manager, the selected candidate will receive and handle land management projects from conception through acquisition and construction closeout. The position performs engineering and project management work related to the land management of Park Authority owned property.
Duties include reviewing land rights requests on a daily basis, reviewing engineering plan submissions, writing permits, licenses, easement documents, agreements, and conditions for contract documents. Candidate must be able to perform technical review, determine and write applicable real estate documents, and write routine correspondence. Candidate will be expected to attend meetings and perform site inspections for projects taking place on parkland when the Applicants are major utility companies, developers, other county agencies, state and federal agencies. Candidate will also perform site visits on Park Authority owned facilities, assesses facility or maintenance needs, write rental property leases, and coordinate with tenants. Familiarity with Fairfax County and/or local government processes and procurement procedures is preferred.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal staff and outside parties. Must be able to handle site meetings and inspections with little advanced notice.
Easements and right-of-way acquisition is required
Construction practices is required
Topographic and construction surveying
Common methods and equipment used in building, maintenance and facility construction and of inspection methods used in reviewing such work
Real property descriptions
Public Facilities Manual, the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the codes and ordinances which apply to building construction and land disturbing activities in Fairfax County
Principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration
Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution and agency-specific A/E contracting requirements.
Negotiate contracts and amendments
Enforce contractual specifications
Plan, monitor, direct and coordinate the work of a multi-disciplinary team(s) and/or subordinates
Review construction documents and proposals for cost evaluation and compatibility with county standards, guides and operational needs
Work effectively with construction contractors, design professionals, engineers, code enforcement and zoning personnel
Prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format
communicate and interact effectively with the public, senior county and state officials and citizen groups
Coordinate, conduct and facilitate meetings with public groups, citizens and other project stakeholders
Use a computer for word processing, preparation of spreadsheets, e-mail, and presentation materials.
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
Coordinates and manages multi-discipline architectural and engineering (A/E) projects of ranging complexity, type and scope for facilities renovation, maintenance, stormwater facilities, transportation facilities, and other County projects from inception, design, award, construction, and through the warranty period;
Prepares solicitations for services and directs the consultant selection process;
Functions as project team leader and coordinates completion schedules with multiple contractors and/or vendors;
Plans, monitors, and coordinates work performed by construction or maintenance contractors;
Supervises professional, paraprofessional technical and administrative personnel assigned to the project;
Ensures that all contracts and on-site processes and work are in compliance with Federal, State and County codes;
Develops requests for proposals, scopes of services, bid packages, contracts, amendments and other documents for the selection and contracting of consultant services;
Provides quality control to ensure construction process achieves the required goals and meet project specifications;
Reviews work in progress for cost and compatibility with County standards, operational needs, and regulatory/permit compliance;
Ensures that necessary field inspections are conducted to verify compliance with applicable code requirements of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, with the Public Facilities Manual, Erosion and Sediment Control Standards, as well as other Commonwealth laws and regulations relating to construction projects;
Facilitates and conducts meetings with public groups, citizens, and other stakeholders to gain support for projects, explain issues and resolve conflicts;
Ensures clear and thorough communication with public and/or involved parties on all aspects of projects;
Prepares and presents reports to citizen groups, boards, and commissions;
Attends meetings and conferences.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Knowledge of topographic and construction surveying;
Knowledge of common methods and equipment used in building, maintenance, and facility construction and of inspection methods used in reviewing such work;
Knowledge of real property descriptions;
Knowledge of the Public Facilities Manual, the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the codes and ordinances which apply to building construction and land disturbing activities in Fairfax County;
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration;
Knowledge of Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution and agency-specific A/E contracting requirements;
Ability to negotiate contracts and amendments;
Ability to enforce contractual specifications;
Ability to plan, monitor, direct and coordinate the work of a multi-disciplinary team(s) and/or subordinates;
Ability to review construction documents and proposals for cost evaluation and compatibility with County standards, guides, and operational needs;
Ability to work effectively with construction contractors, design professionals, engineers, code enforcement and zoning personnel;
Ability to prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format;
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with the public, senior County and State officials and citizen groups;
Ability to coordinate, conduct and facilitate meetings with public groups, citizens, and other project stakeholders;
Ability to use a computer for word processing, preparation of spreadsheets, e-mail, and presentation materials.
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Environmental or Life Sciences, Construction Management, Business Administration, Facilities Management or related; PLUS
Five years of experience in the management of large and complex construction or maintenance projects to include two years managing multi-disciplinary teams with multiple contractors.
Four or more years of demonstrated ability in the field of land management.
Six plus years of progressively responsible experience in engineering and/or administration of real estate documents.
Knowledge of Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance and Virginia Department of Transportation code preferred.
Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification is preferred but not required.
Must be able to shift priorities quickly and work through unknowns while remaining on task with minimum supervision.
Ability to perform in-depth research for unknowns and reach a cohesive conclusion within a given timeline.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Driver's license (required)
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to walk over and inspect rough and undeveloped terrain; communicate to individuals and groups receiving information auditorily; operate motor vehicle. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview; may include exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov. EEO/AA/TTY.
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