Design Program Specialist II

Glen Allen, VA, US
Jun 11, 2021
Job Title:
Design Program Specialist II

Glen Allen, VA, US

Organization Name:
County of Henrico Department of Public Works Road Maintenance Division

About Us:
Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.
Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots. Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas. Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government. Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.
Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies. Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers. Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General Statement of Duties:
Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, June 28, 2021.

Designs roadway, drainage and other assigned projects to conform to all applicable local, state and federal laws; oversees and handles more complex projects from conception through construction; supervises professional and paraprofessional staff; does related work as required.

Essential Duties:
Thorough technical knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as they apply to roadway, drainage and other assigned projects; considerable knowledge of construction methods and techniques; knowledge of common methods and equipment used in engineering, construction and of inspection methods used in reviewing such work; ability to review construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility (compliance) with County standards, guides and applicable state and federal requirements; project management skills with the ability to plan projects, prepare related designs, estimates and specifications, perform difficult computations, including engineering computations, and to make comprehensive recommendations on design and construction problems; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities and make sound decisions; sound judgment with critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to cost effectively and appropriately resolve complex issues and ensure ongoing compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws; ability to accurately and consistently interpret and apply complex laws, regulations and policies; ability to lead, manage and partner effectively; excellent negotiation skills; knowledge of the principles and practices of contract procurement and management; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing to diverse audiences of stakeholders including but not limited to County Officials, County employees at all levels, engineers, developers, contractors, landowners, regulatory agencies' personnel, and citizens; ability to research, collect and maintain data, consider and weigh a variety of factors in making decisions or recommendations; ability to synthesize multiple types of complex data and produce easily understood reports and other materials; good supervisory skills including the ability to effectively manage workloads and projects and to foster and maintain high morale and engagement; good knowledge of personal computers and /or automated systems with the ability to enter, maintain, retrieve, analyze and report technical data clearly and concisely and to use common office software and department specific software and systems to accurately compile and maintain Division specific data and provide detailed reports; accounting or other financial skills with sufficient ability to develop project budget projections and manage expenditures in accordance with County Finance policies and projects costs effectively within an approved budget; physical condition that permits activities including but not limited to walking long distances, climbing, bending, driving and working under adverse temperatures and/or weather conditions and rough terrain as needed to perform assigned duties and access diverse environmental locations Countywide; personal accountability including teamwork and establishing and maintaining positive relationships with a diverse community of internal and external stakeholders, customers and colleagues; ability to work independently; excellent customer service skills; tact; and courtesy. Must be able to positively and appropriately represent the County with the public and a diverse array of internal and external project stakeholders. Requires ability to work a flexible schedule as needed.This position will be responsible for assisting with the management and inspection of work done in accordance with various annual contracts in place for the Division. Construction & Drainage, Litter Removal, Street Sweeping, Storm Sewer Cleaning, and others.

Minimum Qualifications:
Four (4) year degree in a relevant field, preferably in an engineering field from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies and two (2) years of relevant professional experience with project design and project management experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information:
This posiiton may be under-filled as a Design Program Specialist I depending on the qualifications of the succesful candidate and the needs of the department at the time of hire.
A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.
Requires possession of a valid driver's license.

How To Apply:
Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, June 28, 2021.

You apply for positions with Henrico County generalgovernment through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours aday, 7-days a week with an Internet connection. Please access our job site portal though https://henrico.usservices/jobs orclick on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County pageat

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Main Organization:
General Government General Government

Employment Status:
Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

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