Assistant Construction/Maintenance Project Manager

$55,647.49 - $92,745.54 Annually
Aug 06, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time

Independently manages routine and non-routine maintenance of the county's enhanced extended detention (EED) ponds including vegetative assessments and invasive/undesirable species management. Provides guidance and assistance in the development, planning, inventory, monitoring, scheduling, budget preparation, coordinating, managing and payment approvals of the work of consultants and construction contractors to carry out maintenance of EED facilities. Assists with scoping and implementation of stormwater facility modification projects, wetlands installations, rehabilitations and retrofit initiatives. Assists with preventive and restorative maintenance of permeable surfaces including contract management and infiltration testing. Coordinates maintenance of other specialized stormwater facilities such as underground detention systems, sand filters and advanced trash removal systems.

Any combination of education, training and experience 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 over sight or supervision. The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce from the trades supervision, paraprofessional technical, inspection and related fields to professional level project management work.

The successful candidate possesses the following:
  • Strong communication skills including public speaking and technical and non-technical writing.
  • Strong knowledge of stormwater management facility inspections and maintenance requirements.
  • Knowledge of regional plant material and experience in field identification to the species level.
  • Experience in performing visual condition assessments of regional plant material.
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing invasive and undesirable vegetation management plans.
  • Working knowledge of construction and maintenance methods.
  • Knowledge of topographic and construction surveying.
  • Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics used in storm drainage and storm water management facilities.
  • Ability to collect and compile large inspection data sets and prioritize maintenance needs.
  • Ability to apply county codes related to storm drainage.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, stakeholders and vendors to do corrective action as necessary to meet project success criteria.
  • Working knowledge of GIS and database software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials and the general public.
  • Experience in review and/or preparation of maintenance operations and maintenance project plans for stormwater facilities such as EED ponds, permeable surfaces, underground detention systems, sand filters and advanced trash removal systems.
A valid driver's license is required. Possession of a valid Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector Certification or the ability to obtain same within 24 months of appointment date. Possession of a valid Virginia Stormwater Management Inspector Certification or the ability to obtain same within 24 months of appointment date.

The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to conduct field surveys that require walking long distances and carrying equipment through rough terrain including stream valleys and wetlands. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, safety vest, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview. May include an 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.

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