Manager, Construction Department

Fairfax, Virginia
May 30, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time

Fairfax Water is seeking a proven leader with extensive experience in construction management to lead a highly skilled team of construction engineers and inspectors in execution of complex public water supply and treatment construction projects. The Manager of Construction Department must possess progressively responsible experience in construction of utilities and above ground facilities and proven track record in management of a large capital construction program.

The selected candidate is responsible for the full range of management and leadership function of the department and oversees the construction of water mains, storage tanks, treatment facilities, and maintenance building projects.  Other responsibilities include constructability and biddability reviews, construction contract administration, change order and claim management, risk mitigation, quality assurance activities, and project delivery and closeout.

To be considered: The selected candidate should possess a degree in civil engineering (or related discipline) and ten years progressively responsible experience in the construction of utilities and above ground facilities. Demonstrated experience should include a minimum of three years supervising construction staff, construction contract administration, and management of engineering consultants. The selected candidate should be an effective leader with strong interpersonal skills and possess the demonstrated ability to negotiate, communicate, and present information at all levels within and outside the organization. Comprehensive knowledge of civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering principles and construction practices are essential in the role of Construction Department Manager. Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia or ability to obtain with reciprocity within six months is required. 

The selected candidate must pass a pre-employment physical (to include a controlled substance test), criminal background investigation, and possess a valid driver’s license. To be considered for this position please apply

Fairfax Water offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. Applications must be received by June 21, 2019 by 4:30pm