This position protects the interest of the Service Authority by ensuring that projects within Environmental Services and Water Reclamation (ESWR) remain on-time and within budget, through application of sound project management principles and best practices. This position performs professional work in managing the study, design and construction of Service Authority projects. The work involves assisting with securing and managing vendors, contractors, and consultants; ensuring consultants meet their contractual obligations in regards to scope, schedule and budget; ensuring contractors provide testing and inspections, and construction services related to the Service Authority’s ESWR facility, as well as assisting in the procurement of listed services. Work is performed in accordance with established lines and level of authority.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles and practice relating to the planning, study, design, construction and operation of public water and sewer facilities; project management, contract administration; computer equipment and software related to assignment; English usage, spelling and grammar.
Ability to prepare for and facilitate meetings with Service Authority staff, consultants, contractors, vendors as needed. This includes, crafting agendas, tracking action items and supervising the preparation of meeting minutes. Prepare draft scopes of work in coordination with Service Authority subject matter experts, Service Authority leadership and contracts management as appropriate; and interpret approved scopes of work, task orders and reports; exercise sound judgment and determine effective courses of action; plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the work of consultants; ability to monitor construction activities; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; establish and maintain effective working relations with consultants, vendors, contractors, the general public and fellow employees; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
Two years or more of progressively responsible project management, design, construction and/or maintenance experience within the water and sewer industry.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Four or more years of progressively responsible project management, design, construction and/or maintenance within the water and sewer industry.
Certification in Project Management by the Project Management Institute or Construction Management by the Construction Management Association of America.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. If licensed in another state, the ability to obtain a Virginia PE License within 12 months of employment.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license consistent with Service Authority policy requirements.
The Service Authority is responsible for providing a comprehensive county-wide water and sewer system currently serving approximately 90,000 accounts in Prince William County. Prince William County, located 35 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., with a population of over 398,000, is one of the fastest growing counties in the country. We successfully blend meaningful public service with advanced ...business practices. We combine the best of public and private sector principles to create a dynamic yet financially stable work environment that recognizes individual and team contributions throughout the organization. We emphasize employee and leadership development and proactive succession planning. We provide the necessary tools, education, coaching, technology and equipment for our workers to excel in a performance-driven culture. Our employees are empowered and challenged with a variety of career opportunities within our high performing, learning organization as we deliver on our promise to provide the public an essential service in a consistently safe and reliable way and in accost-effective manner.