Construction/maintenance Project Manager Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,752.58 - $121,254.64 Annually
Jul 10, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Join the Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) and our nationally recognized team of professionals! FCPA is seeking a Construction Project Manager in the Project Management Branch of the Planning and Development Division to be a part of one of the most highly regarded park systems in the country. As the county’s largest landowner, we acquire, design, construct, and maintain more than 425 parks, 23,000 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.

Under the general direction of the Building Branch Manager; this position is a project manager for the implementation of capital improvement projects on Fairfax County parkland and at other recreational facilities. This position is expected to perform/process work assignments and coordinate all phases of Park Authority capital improvement projects from scoping, design, permitting, bidding, and contract award, with an emphasis on construction contract management. Project types include but are not limited to RECenter and other building renovations/additions, golf facilities, maintenance facilities, HVAC system work, historic restorations, and park development. This position provides oversight on construction projects in the field and requires above average experience managing schedules and budgets, negotiating change orders, and making decisions in the field. This position requires proficiency in verbal and written communications.

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.)
  • Coordinates and manages multi-discipline architectural and engineering (A/E) projects of ranging complexity, type and scope for facilities renovation, maintenance, stormwater facilities, transportation facilities, and other County projects from inception, design, award, construction, and through the warranty period;
  • Prepares solicitations for services and directs the consultant selection process;
  • Functions as project team leader and coordinates completion schedules with multiple contractors and/or vendors;
  • Plans, monitors and coordinates work performed by construction or maintenance contractors;
  • Supervises professional, paraprofessional technical and administrative personnel assigned to the project;
  • Ensures that all contracts and on-site processes and work are in compliance with Federal, State and County codes;
  • Develops requests for proposals, scopes of services, bid packages, contracts, amendments and other documents for the selection and contracting of consultant services;
  • Provides quality control to ensure construction process achieves the required goals and meet project specifications;
  • Reviews work in progress for cost and compatibility with County standards, operational needs and regulatory/permit compliance;
  • Ensures that necessary field inspections are conducted to verify compliance with applicable code requirements of the 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;
  • Facilitates and conducts meetings with public groups, citizens and other stakeholders to gain support for projects, explain issues and resolve conflicts;
  • Ensures clear and thorough communication with public and/or involved parties on all aspects of projects;
  • Prepares and presents reports to citizen groups, boards and commissions;
    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 real property descriptions;
  • Knowledge of the Public Facilities Manual, the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the codes and ordinances which apply to building construction and land disturbing activities in Fairfax County;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration;
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and amendments;
  • Ability to enforce contractual specifications;
  • Ability to plan, monitor, direct and coordinate the work of a multi-disciplinary team(s) and/or subordinates;
  • Ability to review construction documents and proposals for cost evaluation and compatibility with County standards, guides and operational needs;
  • Ability to work effectively with construction contractors, design professionals, engineers, code enforcement and zoning personnel;
  • Ability to prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format;
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with the public, senior County and State officials and citizen groups;
  • Ability to coordinate, conduct and facilitate meetings with public groups, citizens and other project stakeholders;
  • 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
Five years of experience in the management of large and complex construction or maintenance projects to include two years managing multi-disciplinary teams with multiple contractors.

Hands-on experience managing building construction and/or design development contracts including procurement requirements, developing design documents, managing bid processes, and permitting. Experience making presentations to management, boards, elected officials, and community groups on the design and construction of capital improvement projects. Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills required. Possession of Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification by Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). Experience with project management software, construction RFI software, and/or GIS-based tools/applications.
Driver's license (Required)

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.

Field visits required to park and construction site. Operation of vehicles.All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; 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 status as a veteran 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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