Manages the Transportation Branch and is responsible for the maintenance and reinvestment programs for the department's walkway and roadway systems as well as for the facilities associated with the county's Commercial Revitalization Districts (CRD) and transit systems. Reviews and designs engineering and maintenance repair plans as well as scoping work orders, construction administration, construction quality control and asset management for transportation facilities that include but limited to county bus shelters, roads, pedestrian bridges, trails, sidewalks, CRD facilities, and other transit facilities. Oversees the management of routine and non-routine maintenance as well as reinvestment projects within CRD and transit facilities which includes but not limited to mowing, street sweeping, vegetation management, parking lighting, and CRD street light. Acts as the department's subject matter expert and asset manager for county transportation systems that requires knowledge and experience with ADA, snow removal, construction, work zone management of traffic, and engineering. Partners with the Office of Commercial Revitalization and the Department of Transportation to serve as their maintenance and construction manager for facilities and landscaping within CRD's and transit facilities. Supervises staff of professional engineers, engineering technicians, and project managers. Provides professional level engineering and administrative support to the division director and other managers on a variety of program initiatives and projects. Manages contracts for capital construction, maintenance, and technical services. Meets with property owners, citizens' groups, county staff and staff from district supervisors' offices to address maintenance program initiatives, level of service issues, outreach, and conflict resolution. As a professional engineer, may be required to sign and seal engineering plans, specifications, technical reports, studies, or other work. Prepares programmatic budget and staffing projections. Participates and supports agency emergency operations that includes but not limited to snow removal on a 24-hour basis.Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architecture field; PLUS five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering or architectural field.
Experience managing and coordinating projects coupled with applied engineering knowledge of site and structural construction practices and have experience in municipal maintenance rehabilitation and repair projects. Knowledge of local government land development processes and related code requirements. Demonstrated collaboration, facilitation, and partnering abilities. Strong oral and written communication skills and project management skills
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A driver's license is required. Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license. An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity. As a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff. A state erosion and sediment control inspection certification, and VDOT's intermediate work zone traffic control certification within 18-months of employment.
All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to perform field investigation and maintenance scoping on roadway, trail, streetscape improvements and pedestrian bridges, as well as perform investigations on construction or maintenance type projects that includes lifting 50-pound manholes, etc. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, and personal fall arrest harness.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Is required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Panel interview. May include a written exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.