Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #14-0068

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Capital Facilities, Building Design & Construction,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 14-0068

$65,843 to $87,792  (Grade S28)

As a Project Manager in the Building Design Branch, evaluates sites for development; and negotiates and manages architect/engineer contracts for capital projects development. Prepares and manages project cost estimates and capital budgets. Assures that capital projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Coordinates Using Agency requirements into the design of complex county building projects for new construction and major renovations. Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with all local, state and federal code requirements. Presents projects to boards and authorities as well as community groups. Prepares value engineering studies; and evaluates projects for energy conservation, environmental considerations, and operational and maintenance requirements. Prepares special studies, project status reports and budget update reports. Performs other duties as assigned.



Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to 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 architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.



The appointee to the position must possess a valid Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) license or Architect license (RA). An individual who possesses an Engineer or Architecture license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity. The individual will have six months from the date of employment with Fairfax County to obtain a Virginia PE or RA. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Primary job location is subject to change dependent on workload.



Must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders. Project management experience in architectural or mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural or civil engineering field. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in planning, budgeting, design, construction, project management, and contract administration of building projects. Detailed knowledge of local, federal, and state building and site development codes. Advanced information technology skills including AutoCAD, GIS, and Microsoft Project. Demonstrated expertise in managing multiple capital projects concurrently; and developing innovative and efficient project management practices for the expedited completion of capital projects. Experience conducting public meetings on capital project issues.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. 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. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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