Senior Transit Project Manager

Position Information Benefits Supplemental Questions
Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services (DES) has an opportunity for a qualified individual to join a nationally recognized organization as the Senior Transit Project Manager in the Facilities Design and Construction Bureau. The employee is responsible for planning and directing major new construction, design engineering, and renovation projects; administering and coordinating complex transit-focused facility construction projects from initial development through final inspections which includes the turnover to owners; monitoring and overseeing project budgets and dispersal of funds; directing the project design team in the preparation of construction documents, specifications, and project contract scope of work; managing the construction contract to ensure that a quality product is delivered on time and within budget; and preparing required compliance reports for Federal, State, and regional grants.
Duties include:
Developing initial project documents including capital budget estimates, schedules,and defining the scope of work and project management plan;
Leading the project permitting and approval process;
Directing the project design team and coordinating County and Stakeholder reviews;
Leading the construction contractor selection process and managing the contract;
Recommending changes in design specifications and schedules to accommodate conditions at construction sites;
Preparing and finalizing grant compliant documentation for regional, state, and federal agencies; and
Managing the project close out and providing follow-up actions as required during the warranty period.
Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Project Management, or a related field, PLUS three years of experience in managing the design and construction of transit facilities.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
Managing the work of designers, construction managers, and contractors;
Using project management technologies;
Working with Local, State, and/or Federal Transit Agencies such as WMATA;
Construction claims management; and/or
Registered as an architect or engineer in Virginia or a state with reciprocity.
Special Requirements:APPLICATION PROCESS
This recruitment is open until the position is filled with a preferred filing date of June 9, 2016.
Applications submitted by this date will receive first consideration. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment. Applications received after (the preferred filing date) may be considered as needed to fill the position.
The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Completion of the supplemental questionnaire is part of the application process. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additional Information:Work Hours: Flexible work schedule Monday through Friday between 8 am to 5 pm. Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.

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