Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority is seeking a dynamic and goal driven person as a Project Coordinator. The work involves construction project coordination of complex utility projects with a specific focus on water and sewer infrastructure and/or treatment systems. Responsibility includes the construction coordination of numerous projects, simultaneously, in various stages of development including construction planning, scheduling, procurement, construction, inspection, start up and project closeout. This position will work with internal engineering and construction departments as well as external contractors, vendors, and permitting agencies to complete the projects on time and within budget. Work is performed under general supervision of the Director of Maintenance and Construction.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Coordinating construction projects; preparing and maintaining detailed records and files; tracking construction budgets and progress; providing quality control
Thoroughly understands the scope of work, drawings, specifications and performs mathematical calculations to determine workflow, tools and resource (labor, material and equipment) requirements
Develops and maintains detailed construction planning schedules utilizing project software for new construction and renovation work to include resources, equipment, cost and critical path identification.
Monitors project progress against an established baseline schedule, records changes and provides comprehensive reporting and narratives. Identifies and evaluates risks and impacts within project schedules.
Provides progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develops creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or project assessments. Responsible for promptly reporting schedule slippage or other variances.
For internally performed construction projects, responsible for project cost estimation, project schedule, procurement of materials and equipment. Coordinates with the Authority construction department and subcontractors.
Obtains required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies and any required private entities such as railroads, etc.
Maintains construction project documentation to include submittals, RFIs, change orders, utility agreements, rights-of-way, easements, as builts and other documents relating to the projects.
Reviews and/or inspects the work progress on daily basis and documents progress.
Evaluates and negotiates change orders.
Reviews RFI’s and material submittals.
Performs quality control duties and responsibilities regarding work being performed.
Participates in meetings with project teams, contractors and various stakeholders related to the project coordination
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of methods of construction planning, contraction practices, techniques, materials and equipment, means and methods; skill in reading and interpreting engineering plans, drawings, specifications; ability to coordinate and inspect effectively the work on multi-projects; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, architects, engineers, co-workers and the public.
Proficient in Microsoft project management software; demonstrated experience in permitting water/sewer infrastructure projects; demonstrated experience in delivering water and wastewater infrastructure projects; pervious purchasing experience.
About Fauquier County Water & Sanitation Authority
The Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority (the “Authority”) is an independent political subdivision of the Commonwealth empowered by the Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act - § 15.2-5100 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, 1950 and as amended, to provide public utilities throughout the County of Fauquier and is not a department of Fauquier County.
The Authority was first chartered i...n 1964 and incorporated for a period of fifty years. In 1975, the Authority was re-incorporated for a fifty year period through 2025. The Authority is governed by a five member Board. Individual Board Members are appointed by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors and serve for a term of four years. The Authority derives no revenues from County taxes. The Authority's operating expenses are funded by its customers, through its Service Fees. The Authority’s capital expenses are funded by builders and the development community, through its Availability Fees.
The Authority owns and operates nine public water systems in the areas of New Baltimore, Bealeton, Catlett, Marshall, Paris, Turnbull, The Plains, Opal and Remington, Virginia, serving a total of approximately 9,350 customer accounts. The Authority also owns and operates three public sewer systems with a 2.0 Million Gallon per Day (“MGD”) Wastewater Treatment Plant (“WWTP”) in Remington, Virginia, a 0.64 MGD WWTP in Marshall, Virginia and a 0.950 MGD WWTP at Vint Hill Farms, Virginia, serving a total of approximately 8,500 customer accounts.