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Utilities Project Manager

Employer
Town of Leesburg
Location
Leesburg, Virginia (US)
Salary
$81,012 - $164,924 DOQ
Closing date
Jul 5, 2024

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Specialty
Utility Engineering
Position Type
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

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
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  •  What You’ll Be Doing
  • This position involves professional work within the Department of Utilities with a primary function of managing the design and construction of public utility projects. Work involves managing contracts that provide engineering, design, project and program management, utility coordination, property acquisition, testing and inspection, construction services and construction plans for the Department of Utilities’ Capital Improvement and 3R (Repair, Replacement and Renovation) Projects. This position provides assistance to customers, various Town departments, outside review agencies, architects, engineers and the general public in the construction, development, and maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure.
     
     For a more detailed job description, please visit the Town's Job Description page.
     
    The Town's Utility Department is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed in excellence. Come and join our team!

    Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with some course work in civil engineering, construction, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering construction or construction management, including a minimum of three (3) years of water and wastewater systems and facilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in civil engineering or related field.
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional, (PMP), or certification as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM).
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) 
  • Virginia Contracting Associate Certification (VCA)
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

The Town of Leesburg is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to grow one's career, all while making a significant impact on the operations and quality of life in a thriving community.

The Town offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a Town matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, an optional payroll Roth IRA, and generous paid time off. For more information on the Town's robust benefits package, please visit the Town's Employee Benefits page.    

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