The Montgomery County Department of Parks seeks a well-rounded and experienced design/construction professional to be a Design & Construction Project Manager-Quality Assurance Specialist in its Park Development Division. This person will be primarily responsible for establishing and implementing quality management processes for the Department's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects are constructed and delivered on time and within budget.
The Park Development Division is responsible for the implementation of the Department's $220 million CIP, a six-year plan for the acquisition, design, construction and renovation of more than 400 parks on the more than 37,000 acres of parkland within Montgomery County, Maryland. CIP projects vary from renovating playgrounds, trails, ballfields, courts, historical structures, park activity buildings, nature centers, and maintenance facilities, replacing culverts and bridges, restoring streams, to renovating whole parks and developing new parks.
The Montgomery County Department of Parks is part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). M-NCPPC is a six-time award-winning, nationally recognized agency and recipient of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation management, serving the Maryland region adjacent to Washington, D. C. The Department has a career staff of nearly 800 employees, and serves a diverse population of more than one million residents. It has an annual operating budget of over $100 million.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
The incumbent plays a e key role in project development teams and works closely with project managers, construction managers, and procurement staff to ensure the technical accuracy, consistency, constructability, and completeness of construction documents, bid forms, and cost estimates. S/he must work proactively in a multi-disciplinary team setting during the entire project development process to minimize design deficiencies and conflicts, improve consistency, and enhance construction conformance. The incumbent also recommends improvements to project development processes through feedback from lessons learned and industry best practices and new trends. S/he may also undertake some project implementation depending upon qualifications and workload.
Examples of primary duties include:
Reviewing construction documents and cost estimates at critical milestones, from Request for Proposal through procurement, for overall adherence to project scope and budget, design standards, design deliverables requirements, and programmatic requirements.
Participating in project Planning-Design-Construction-Operation(PDCO) team meetings and Construction advisory Group progress meetings to identify potential issues and facilitate solutions.
Developing templates for various work products to facilitate uniformity and quality control.
Establishing and implementing construction quality assurance/control practices to ensure appropriate conformance to construction documents and schedules and to minimize risk in construction claims.
Organizing and conducting staff training to ensure consistent applications of quality management practices to all project development staff and ensure staff are informed of relevant work processed and software related to project management, including ePlans, PDCO, project scheduling, and the like.
Applications maybe filed online at https://www.mncppc.org/jobs. Applications due on November 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or a degree in any related field
Five years of progressively responsible designer/or construction manager experience that includes substantive work in the range of duties and responsibilities in this class specification
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total 9 years
Valid Registered Professional Landscape Architect, Engineer or Architect license issued by any state within the U.S. required for eligibilty. A valid Registered Professional Landscape Architect, Engineer, or Architect license issued by the State of Maryland required within six months of appointment.
Valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's license must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for merit increase after successful completion of one year probationary period
Internal Number: 14755
About The Montgomery County Department of Parks, M-NCPPC
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) was established by the Maryland General Assembly in 1927 to serve the bi-county area of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties. M-NCPPC is empowered to acquire, develop, maintain and administer a regional system of parks defined as the Metropolitan District; prepare and administer a general plan to the physical development of the areas of the two Counties defined as the Regional District; and conduct a comprehensive recreation program in Prince George's County.
M-NCPPC is a nationally recognized planning, parks, and recreation agency. It is the only six-time award-winning agency and recipient of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation management, serving the Maryland region adjacent to Washington, D. C. The Montgomery County Department of Parks has a career staff of nearly 800 employees, and serves a diverse population of more than one million residents. Its Capital Improvement Program is a $220 million six-year plan for the acquisition, design, construction, and renovations of the more than 400 parks on more than 37,000 acres within Montgomery County, Maryland. The Department's annual operating budget is over $100 million.
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