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Public Works Manager
VSE CORPORATION | Barstow, California
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Job Description

VSE Corporation, Federal Services Group, is seeking a Public Works Manager for a program located at Fort Irwin, CA to perform the following duties:

* The Public Works Manager is responsible for exercising engineering expertise while providing professional knowledge pertaining to the critical operational functions of the various departments within the public works sector including streets, plumbing, and HVAC, utilities and equipment maintenance.
* Position is responsible for performing liaison between Federal Services Group and the Government for the purpose of providing technical expertise and engineering assistance to the Fort Irwin Directorate of Public Works (DPW). Responsible for day-to-day management of the public works division.

This position is contingent upon contract award. Relocation assistance is not available.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

* Expert knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles and practice of engineering relating to the planning, design, construction and operation of public utilities.
* Ability to supervise engineering and related activities; prepare and interpret specifications, contract documents and reports; exercise sound judgment and determine effective courses of action; plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the work of professional and sub-professional engineering personnel; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment.
* Bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline.
* This position requires extensive knowledge of US Army, Department of Defense, and Federal, State, and City regulations, codes, policies, and ordinances as they relate to transportation, traffic, and storm water management, real estate and real property administration, facilities maintenance (vertical and horizontal), liquid propane gas storage and distribution, electrical services, heating and cooling services, and pest management.
* Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, to include public speaking
* Must possess excellent supervisory, management, analytical, and organizational skills
* Must possess the ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines with demonstrated ability to prioritize appropriately
* Must possess a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across an organization to achieve desired objectives
* A combination of education and experience as described above.
* Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

Desired Experience and Certifications:

* At least four years of progressively responsible professional project management and engineering experience in the public works sector
* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) by the Construction Management Association of America a plus
* Registration as a Professional Engineer or Engineer Intern is preferred a plus

This position is contingent upon contract award. Relocation assistance is not available.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. VSE considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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VSE Corporation serves as a centralized management and consolidating entity for the business operations conducted by its wholly owned subsidiaries and unincorporated divisions. These operating units are engaged in providing engineering, design, logistics, management and technical services to the United States Government, other government prime contractors, and commercial entities. Integrated Concepts and Research Corporation and Energetics Incorporated, are its active subsidiaries. Its unincorporated divisions include BAV Division, Communications and Engineering Division, Coast Guard Division, Engineering and Logistics Division, Field Support Services Division, Fleet Maintenance Division, Management Sciences Division, and Systems Engineering Division. It organizes its operations under four segments: the Federal Group, the International Group, the Energy and Environmental Group, and the Infrastructure and Information Technology Group. In April 2008, VSE acquired G&B Solutions, Inc.

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