Recruitment #24-131-0025

Job Description

Loudoun County is currently seeking a talented, highly motivated professional to join the Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure as a Utility Manager. The Utility Manager will manage the utility relocation process for transportation projects during design and construction.

Specifically, the Utility Manager will:
• Work with design and construction professionals on utility conflict avoidance.
• Coordinate the development of utility relocation designs with design professionals and utility service providers when conflicts cannot be avoided.
• Review easement documents for completeness while verifying their coordination with design documents.
• Facilitate utility field inspection meetings and ensure procedures outlined in the VDOT Utility Manual are followed.
• Perform quality assurance and quality control of road and utility design documents.
• Prepare and send authorization packages to utility service providers to perform utility relocation work.
• Coordinate inspection of utility relocation work with construction personnel, and provide technical plan interpretation support during construction.
• Manage specialized contracts dealing with utility design and relocation services according to Department, County and State contracting procedures and guidelines.

The Utility Manager is a full-time, salaried position, subject to a 37.5-hour work week. Work outside normal business hours may be required from time to time for public meetings or as required for a project. This position receives annual and sick leave in accordance with Loudoun County policy. Additional benefits provided to County employees include Health Plans, Group Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation, Flex Spending Plans, Family and Medical Leave, and a Retirement Plan.

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience. Anticipated hiring range of $79,911.85 to $109,878.81

This position is eligible for telework in accordance with the County's Telework Policy.

Job Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor's degree with engineering coursework or degree related to assigned area; three (3) years of professional engineering and construction management work experience of a complex nature with direct design as well as administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preference given to candidates having work experience in the installation and/or relocation of wet and dry utilities.

Special Requirements

Candidate must be able to inspect existing sites and active construction projects, often requiring walking or crawling through tight spaces; climbing into manhole structures or other confined spaces; climbing towers or other elevated structures; walking or crawling through excavated or tunneled spaces; and being exposed to inclement weather and hazardous conditions associated with construction sites and activities. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidates will undergo a criminal background check including DMV and credit checks.