Assistant Construction Maintenance Project Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
$57,384.29 - $95,640.27 Annually
Oct 16, 2021
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
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Manages and coordinates 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.

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.)
Assists in A/E and/or construction contract administration for infrastructure, facilities
renovation, maintenance, stormwater facilities, transportation facilities, and other County projects from inception, award, construction, and through the warranty period;
Interprets construction plans and specifications, researches and recommends actions to correct deviations or violations;
Monitors, schedules and coordinates work performed by construction or maintenance
Completes processes required for bond release and State acceptance, May supervise other paraprofessional technical and administrative personnel assigned to
the project;
Reviews work for compliance with Federal, State and County codes;
Reviews and inspects work in progress for cost and operational needs;
Ensures that required field inspections are conducted to verify compliance with 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;
Develops estimates and verifies invoices for payment;
Participates in contract administration and negotiations;
Researches and coordinates utility conflicts;
Maintains project files and documentation;
Prepares reports, studies and evaluations on contracts, and bid documents;
Meets with public groups, citizens and other stakeholders to explain and support projects;
Prepares and presents reportsto 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 the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project
management and contract administration;
Ability to learn Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the codes and ordinances which apply to building cons truction in Fairfax County;
Ability to learn the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution;
Ability to review construction documents and proposals for cost evaluation and
compatibility with County standards, guides and operational needs;
Ability to meet and interact with the public;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Ability to prepare technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format;
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 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.

Valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

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 will still be subject to the 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.

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

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. Eye sight adequate to review engineering duties. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a practical 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 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.

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