Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide complete and functional capital projects in conjunction with the Project and Program Management staff. Position is responsible for supervising, directing and evaluating assigned staff; directing and overseeing the execution of program activities; organizing and directing program initiatives; managing projects; consultant management; planning; fiscal control; inspections; plan/design reviews; construction management; and reviewing and analyzing departmental activities and operations.
Organizes and directs program initiatives; reviews program efforts and objectives; identifies task requirements and provides guidance to subordinates in the process of accomplishing program goals
Manages projects and provides supervision to project coordinators, including orientation of project specifications to meet customer needs within the acceptable range of available technological resources and industry standards
Analyzes program activities, ensuring program performance is efficient and cost effective, as well as providing a full service return to the department, other departments and the town’s citizens
Manages all phases, from concept and development through construction and close-out, of capital projects; establishes basis for design; identifies customer requirements and defines project parameters, scope and preliminary costs
Supervises and prepares contract and technical documentation for construction projects; administers construction contracts; prepares construction bid packages, including development of technical specifications; conducts pre-construction conferences; manages all construction documentation, such as submittal review, Requests For Information (RFI) and Proposed Change Orders (PCO); prepares statements for public release; responds to citizen complaints and concerns regarding construction activities in town
Responsible for financial management and record-keeping of all program and project activities; grant applications and grant program management, both technical and financial
Directs and oversees execution of program activities, including compliance with local, state and federal ordinances, laws and regulations
Develops requests for proposals with selection criteria for consultant services procurement; reviews consultant qualifications for selection process and ranks against selection criteria; prepares questions and participates in consultant selection panel interviews; provides recommendations for consultant selection; negotiates consultant fees; reviews specific consultant contract scope of work; maintains consultant database and files; reviews consultant deliverables for technical merit and contract compliance; prepares and negotiates consultant contract change orders; coordinates consultant efforts with affected town departments and agencies, utilities and contractors
Manages land acquisition activities necessary for completion of town projects, including appraisal review, plat and deed preparation, and negotiations for land acquisition or easement acquisition
Administers program and project management section’s operating budget and Capital Improvement Program budget; recommends budget revision during annual process; procures goods and services; creates purchase order requisitions; reviews and approves payment requests from contractors and consultants; prepares cost estimates for improvements; prepares applications for reimbursements on eligible grants, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) highway or other funding sources
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, building construction or closely related field
Six or more years’ previous experience and/or training that includes comprehensive skills in coordinating, constructing and managing capital projects, program management, design and planning
Possession of a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
About Town of Herndon
The Town of Herndon, population 23,570, is the third largest town in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Amidst a 21st century Northern Virginia landscape of high rise buildings, industrial complexes and transportation hubs, Herndon maintains a small town charm that is evident in its downtown, its neighborhoods and its commercial area. Situated in the northwest quadrant of Fairfax County, the town has a land area of 4.28 square miles and is located approximately 23 miles west of Washington, D.C. Located two miles east of Washington Dulles International Airport, the town has approximately 9.3 million square feet of commercial and office floor space that supports approximately 25,000 jobs.
The town is organized under the Council/Manager form of government. The Town Council is the governing body, which formulates policies for the proper administration of the town. The Mayor and six members of the Town Council are elected simultaneously for two-year terms. The Council appoints a Town Manager to be the administrative head of the town. The Town Manager is charged with directing all business affairs of the town and has the power of appointment and removal of the heads of all depart...ments and employees under his supervision. The town employs 261 employees on a regular full- or part-time basis.
In Virginia, incorporated towns are an integral part of the counties in which they are located. The citizens of the town, therefore, pay Fairfax County property taxes (real estate and personal property), in addition to town real estate taxes. In exchange, Fairfax County provides public education, library services, health and social services, mental health assistance, fire and rescue service, judicial services, correctional facilities and additional recreation services and facilities.