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Assistant Construction/maintenance Project Manager

Fairfax County Government
Fairfax, Virginia
$59,685.39 - $99,475.38 Annually
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Under the direction and supervision of the immediate supervisor and/or the Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance, manage and coordinate commercial building maintenance projects; plans, monitors, schedules, and budgets, the work of vendors and/or construction contractors carrying out a portfolio of maintenance and small construction projects. Develops project scope of work. Reviews work for compliance with federal, state and county codes. Provides quality control oversight for work in progress and ensures work meets budget, timeline, and operational needs; ensures that required field inspections are conducted to verify compliance with Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, as well as other Commonwealth laws and regulations relating to construction projects. Identifies conflicts in construction process, evaluates possible solutions and their impact and communicates for immediate resolution. Develops estimates and verifies invoices for payment; participates in contract administration and negotiations. Reviews details of project documents, drawings, and specifications to make sure all requirements are met. Continuously monitor and document vendor and contractor field performance. Ensures complete and accurate project documentation; prepares reports, studies and evaluations on contracts and bid documents. Administers blanket purchase orders for maintenance and repair contracts. Plans, monitors, schedules, and coordinates the work of vendors and contractors carrying out repair, preventive maintenance and minor improvement projects and performs related duties as required. Note: This position is considered emergency essential. Flexible working schedule is required as well as overtime, call-back, and on-call.

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.


Minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing projects or as a superintendent. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with technical knowledge of the operation and maintenance of critical building systems (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, life safety and building envelope).

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.

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 and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Must be able to access facility equipment rooms. Must be mobile, able to stoop, bend, navigate tight spaces, and walk on uneven ground. Must be able to climb ladders.
Eyesight adequate to review engineering duties. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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.


Fairfax County, Virginia is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the County's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment. Fairfax County also is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center.

Fairfax County Government is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve nearly one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.The size of Fairfax County government and the diversity of services it provides to citizens allows opportunities for personal growth and development, without ever having to change employers. In addition to pay, Fairfax County Government provides an employee benefits package worth approximately 25% of your salary in additional compensation. This package of benefits consists of programs designed to protect you and your family during your employment with the county and into your retirement years.

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Contributory Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account Programs
Long Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Care Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Employees' Child Care Center
Virginia College Savings Plans

Fairfax County's Application Process: Fairfax County uses an online application process called NEOGOV at nearly all positions.

Applicants who need assistance with the online application process are welcome to come to the Application Center at Fairfax County's HR Central where staff will be happy to work with you to establish an account and get your resume into the system. HR Central is located in the Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, VA, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or call 703-222-5872 for more information.

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12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 270

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