Fairfax Water is seeking a proven leader with extensive experience in construction management to lead a highly skilled team of construction engineers and inspectors in execution of complex public water supply and treatment construction projects. The Manager of Construction Department must possess progressively responsible experience in construction of utilities and above ground facilities and proven track record in management of a large capital construction program.
The selected candidate is responsible for the full range of management and leadership function of the department and oversees the construction of water mains, storage tanks, treatment facilities, and maintenance building projects. Other responsibilities include constructability and biddability reviews, construction contract administration, change order and claim management, risk mitigation, quality assurance activities, and project delivery and closeout.
The selected candidate should possess a degree in civil engineering (or related discipline) and ten years progressively responsible experience in the construction of utilities and above ground facilities. Demonstrated experience should include a minimum of three years supervising construction staff, construction contract administration, and management of engineering consultants. The selected candidate should be an effective leader with strong interpersonal skills and possess the demonstrated ability to negotiate, communicate, and present information at all levels within and outside the organization. Comprehensive knowledge of civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering principles and construction practices are essential in the role of Construction Department Manager. Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia or ability to obtain with reciprocity within six months is required.
Fairfax Water offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. Applications must be received by 4:30pm on June 21, 2019.
Additional Salary Information: Fairfax Water offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.
About Fairfax Water
Chartered in 1957 by the Virginia State Corporation Commission as a public, non-profit utility, Fairfax Water is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors composed of Fairfax County citizens and appointed by the elected Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Fairfax Water is Virginia's largest water utility and one of the 25 largest water utilities in the country, serving one out of every five Virginians who obtain their water from public utilities. Fairfax Water owns and operates the two largest water treatment facilities in Virginia with an average daily water production of 163 million gallons and combined maximum capacity of 376 million gallons per day.
Fairfax Water has the lowest commodity rate in the Washington metropolitan region and is one of only a few water utilities in the country to receive an AAA rating from the top three financial rating services.
To learn more about Fairfax Water, visit www.fairfaxwater.org