Performs all aspects of construction contract award and administration for complex building projects. Serves as primary point of contact with the contractor, designer, and other agencies. Issues and maintains all project related correspondence/documentation to the contractor. Evaluates pre-qualification requirements for prospective bidders, prepares final bid documents, conducts pre-bid meetings, and analyzes safety records. Prepares documentation for contract award. Conducts construction progress meetings, reviews and approves contractor payments, reviews proposed change order for entitlement, prepares cost estimates, negotiates change orders, reviews shop drawings, ensures timely and appropriate RFI responses, and issues field orders and RFP's. Routinely visits site to ensure construction QC and conformance to construction documents. Tracks CPM schedule prepared and updated by the contractor. Coordinates all aspects of project close-out activities, including but not limited to, punch list, training, O&M/As-builts, bond/permit release, final completion and end of warranty inspections.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidates possesses the following: Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification; five years or more of construction management experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Must have a valid driver's license. Possession of a valid Virginia professional engineer or architect license. An individual who possesses a valid professional engineer or architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: With or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to perform field inspections at project construction sites or potential sites for future facilities, able to physically negotiate rough terrain and typical construction sites. Must be able to climb construction ladders and stairs for multiple stories.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel Interview.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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.
Internal Number: 18-00511
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