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Assistant Director of Capital Projects

Town of Leesburg
Leesburg, Virginia
$86,040 - $156,137 DOQ
Closing date
Apr 9, 2023

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Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.
Who We're Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologies


What You’ll Be Doing

This is responsible professional engineering and administrative work coordinating capital projects for the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects.  Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of administrative and reporting tasks to properly administer major capital projects.  Work includes developing specifications and scope of work for contracts, reviewing capital project expenditures, supervising and monitoring design engineers, preparing plans and specifications and contractor work to assure compliance with contract plans and specifications.


Minimum Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s of Science Degree in civil engineering, related field, min. of eight to ten years of experience in civil engineering and design, construction contract administration, or construction inspection, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience. Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) License, or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

TO APPLY: A Town of Leesburg online application for employment is required for each position. Please go to to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.


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