Assistant Construction/ Maintenance Project Manager

Chantilly, Virginia
$57,384.29 - $95,640.27 Annually
May 28, 2022
Jun 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Join the Park Authority and our nationally recognized team of professionals! Works as a part of one of the most highly regarded park systems in the country. With more than 25,000 acres of parkland, nine RECenters, eight golf courses, three 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.

Manages, plans, monitors, schedules, coordinates, directs, and leads the overall operation, services, maintenance, and personnel of the Park Operations Division’s specialized heavy equipment Mobile Crew. Completes renovation, repair, construction, and maintenance projects specializing in the utilization of heavy construction equipment, staff, and contractors. Projects to include, but not limited to, work in site grading, demolition, asphalt, concrete, and various heavy equipment tasks on parkland. Under general direction, assists or performs construction or maintenance project management duties on various small projects on county parkland. Assists Construction/Maintenance Project Manager and/or Branch Manager in all project management duties for the division.

Illustrative Duties

(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.)
  • Interprets construction plans and specifications, researches and recommends actions to correct deviations or violations;
  • Monitors, schedules and coordinates work performed by construction or maintenance
  • contractors;
  • Reviews work for compliance with Federal, State and County codes;
  • Reviews and inspects work in progress for cost and operational needs;
  • Ensures that required field inspections are conducted to verify compliance with 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;
  • Develops estimates and verifies invoices for payment;
  • Participates in contract administration and negotiations;
  • Researches and coordinates utility conflicts;
  • Maintains project files and documentation;
  • Prepares reports, studies and evaluations on contracts, and bid documents;
  • Meets with public groups, citizens and other stakeholders to explain and support projects;
  • 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 the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project
  • management and contract administration;
  • Ability to learn Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the codes and ordinances which apply to building construction in Fairfax County;
  • Ability to learn the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution;
  • Ability to review construction documents and proposals for cost evaluation and
  • compatibility with County standards, guides and operational needs;
  • Ability to meet and interact with the public;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format;
  • Ability to use a computer for word processing, preparation of spreadsheets, e-mail, and presentation materials.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(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, one year of experience in construction, building maintenance projects, code enforcement or inspection work.

Five years of increasingly complex supervision, inspection or contract oversight experience in construction, maintenance, or a related technical area. This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing five years of increasingly complex experience in the area of building inspections, trades/maintenance/construction supervision or construction and maintenance contract oversight or supervision.

The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce from the trade’s supervision, paraprofessional technical, inspection and related fields to professional level project management work.
Three (3) plus years’ experience in the supervision of heavy and motor equipment operators performing construction or maintenance work. Three (3) plus years of contract administration experience. Three (3) plus years’ experience managing life-cycle replacements projects of park infrastructure. Strong written and verbal skills.

Driver's license (required)

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, and driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and 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. EEO/AA/TTY.

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