The Department of Environmental Services (DES) is seeking a Construction Section Program Manager. This position is in the Engineering Bureau, which provides full-scale surveying, design, and construction management and inspection services for Arlington County's urban horizontal public works infrastructure projects.
Supervising 2 Construction Management Supervisors and indirectly supervising approximately 10 Construction Management Specialists and 15 Inspectors;
Developing and updating a Staff Resource Allocation Plan which incorporates current and projected future workload and accordingly allocates staff resources;
Creating Construction Oversight Work Plans by assigning optimized levels of construction oversight personnel resources to each construction phase of a project, and tracking actual usage against Work Plans;
Partnering with Design Engineers to contribute construction engineering perspectives to development and analysis of project alternatives;
Overseeing the development of construction schedules for horizontal public works infrastructure projects;
Monitoring progress of all ongoing construction projects against contract schedules and budgets, implementing strategies to avoid delays and cost overruns, and applying mitigation measures and rescue plans to recover schedule and limit cost implications;
Identifying potential construction contractor non-performance, claims, or disputes and resolving to the County; and
Preforming other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, or a closely related field; and
Considerable experience in Construction of public works infrastructure projects.
Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, or related field;
Projects in constrained urban areas;
Program management Managing large and complex horizontal public works infrastructure projects at a supervisory level; and
Construction dispute resolution, including defending against claims and seeking remedies against contractor non-performance.
Possession of one or more of the following Certifications/License:
Professional Engineer (PE);
License in Virginia or a state with reciprocity;
Certified Construction Manager (CCM); and
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Internal Number: 5712-21A-DES-SD
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