Capital Projects Management Coordinator

Position Information Benefits Supplemental Questions
The Department of Environmental Services is seeking a Capital Projects Management Coordinator to oversee and implement major transportation capital improvement projects including intersection redesigns and street improvements; arterial and commercial corridor reconstruction; utility upgrades and undergrounding of overhead utilities; and other major transportation improvements in the Arlington County metro area. Projects may span over several years, and can incorporate multi-million dollar budgets and serve varying modes of transportation, for travelers of all ages and abilities. The position will also provide project information/updates and make presentations to a variety of interest groups including public agencies, internal County departments and staff, the County Manager, elected officials including the County Board, the media, and the general public.
Duties include:
Coordinating design development from initial planning to conceptual design to final engineering;
Developing project scope, delivery plan and schedule, and ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and that all work complies with appropriate local, state, regional and federal requirements;
Developing and monitoring project budgets, and including state and federal grants, consultant contracts, and change orders to ensure cost-effective completion of projects;
Coordinating and negotiating project funding and other project-related agreements with various internal and external parties;
Obtaining/procuring survey, design, construction, construction management and related services which may be provided by contractors and County staff and may involve conducting transportation and environmental studies;
Managing the communication and public participation processes and securing agreements with stakeholders; and
Soliciting input from community and other stakeholders concerning the planning, design and implementation of these projects.
This employee interacts extensively with: staff throughout various County departments, outside consultants, property owners and private developers and stakeholders or their representatives such as surveyors, engineers, planners, attorneys, environmental staff; VDOT, Federal Highways Administration and other federal agencies; public utilities; and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Transportation Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning or related field, plus three years of experience in transportation-related capital project management.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis.
Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning or other directly related field;
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Professional Engineer (PE) license;
Experience coordinating the development and review of engineering plans, budgets, and schedules; and/or
Experience presenting and working with the business community, citizens, public interest groups, neighborhood groups and other organizations in an active diverse community.
Special Requirements:Applicant must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's state of residence at the time of appointment. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record.
Please complete each section of the application. 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 are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with some occasional meetings requiring evening work hours.
Requires travel to businesses, meetings, and other events throughout the metropolitan area.

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