Residency Contract Manager (Salem, VA) at Virginia Department Of Transportation

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Employer: Virginia Department Of Transportation

Expires: 06/16/2020

Salem Residency is seeking a motivated leader to provide supervision to VDOT contract monitors and daily oversight of contractors performing maintenance activities within the residency. Will manage, evaluate and document contractor performance to ensure work is performed according to contracts. Oversees the review and inspection of completed work and communicates and meets with contractors to discuss contract questions and resolve conflicts. Perform maintenance contract development by providing scope, compile/review maintenance and response contracts; develop/recommend improvements to contract services; and develop maintenance contracts from bidding stage through final contract payment. Prepare cost estimates; process accounts receivable transactions; inspect/review damages and provide estimates for reimbursement of repair expenditures; and calculate/verify contract pay items. Establish pay item quantities, calculates proposed quantities, verify pay item quantities and verify payments to contractors; assists in and/or develop the scopes and contract assemblies and monitoring of residency wide contracts to include litter pick-up, mowing, hired equipment with operator, pipe flushing and others as the need arises. Provide coordination for materials, equipment and labor for various contracts as well as assure contract work is in compliance with all safety regulations and agency standards by overseeing operations. Documents and resolves routine contact issues, established pay item quantities and verifies payments to contractors. Monitors contract expenditures and provides input and field data to develop maintenance contracts. Prepare contract expenditures and assist in the annual preparation of maintenance budgets. Assist in obtaining right of way agreements and easements from property owners. Assist in the development and management of snow removal and emergency operations contracts; and assist in developing pavement schedules for the residency. Develops and manages workforce development, project schedules, long-range strategic plans, and organizational initiatives.We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010) . If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity EmployerWe have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please Click Here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of contract development, administration and management;Knowledge of roadway maintenance and construction operations, equipment and techniques;Knowledge of federal, state and transportation rules, regulations and policies;Knowledge of procurement practices;Skill in the use of computers and software applications (MS Office, automated financial system, cost estimating);Ability to direct, evaluate, supervise others, make assignments and develop staff, oversee/support contractor and crew operations;Ability to develop contract specifications, scopes of work, engineering estimates, and perform mathematical calculations;Ability to develop, read, interpret and apply maintenance contracts, plans and policiesAbility to gather data, analyze problems/make logical decisions, document and communicate performance resultsAbility to identify solutions to support residency goals and objectivesSkilled in effective communicationValid driver’s license;Must be able to obtain certifications used in roadway maintenance, construction and environmental certification for land disturbing activities as determined by the Residency.Preferred Qualifications Experience in contract administration and monitoring;Experience in contract advertisement, bidding procedures, emergency procurements;Experience developing maintenance contracts and monitoring contractor performance;Experience in scheduling and coordination of multiple contractors on individual maintenance and emergency projects and overseeing the work.Experience supervising others and evaluating performance;Knowledge of state permit process related to roadway construction and maintenance activities;Field experience in highway maintenance and construction;Experience working independently on multiple projects with varying deliverable and stakeholders;Project Management experience desirable;Degree in business or public administration, engineering or related fieldDEQ Erosion and Sediment Control certification.Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).