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Job Description

Title: Program Manager Project Controls
State Role Title: Prog Admin Manager III
Hiring Range: $84,858 – $137,895
Pay Band: 6
Agency: VA Dept of Transportation
Location: Suffolk, Burbage Dr
Agency Website:
Recruitment Type: General Public – G
Job Duties
The Hampton Roads District is seeking a Program Manager Project Controls to provide district-wide project controls leadership to construction management team. Conduct time and money analyses comparison of planned schedules and budgets versus field results. Provide post-award scheduling and time impact analysis support for change orders. Provide pre-award budget preparation as well as post-award budgetary reporting and change order cost estimation. Provide Notice of Intent to File Claim reviews. Resolve district-level claim issues. Provide guidance to field staff regarding change order language. Provide leadership and guidance for pre-ad CN activities via the Constructability Review Team (CRT). Assist the District Construction Engineer to evaluate district-wide progress related to statewide quality measures (on-time, on-budget, CQIP, and ECR metrics). Monitor metrics, develop and implement improvement measures to meet or exceed state CQIP and Environmental Compliance goals. Manage the Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) contract program. Provide project and staffing assignment recommendations. Develop resource management tools. Ensure District Construction’s compliance with the Virginia Prompt Pay Act and resolve project funding issues. Manage project award and estimate entries into financial management systems. Manage the District Construction’s Administrative Budget along with assigned vehicles and equipment. Manage the District Construction certification and collective training program.
Minimum Qualifications

Ability to interpret contracts, special provisions and specifications; conduct extensive constructability reviews.
Ability to develop and to monitor construction schedules; research, identify and prepare detailed reports on review findings to include promoting sound resolutions to construction problems.
Managerial experience with oversight of staff to include organization-wide guidance on construction and contract administration issues.
Budgetary experience to include monitoring expenses, and maintaining financial management systems.
Experience with CEI contracts and staffing. Knowledge of construction inspector certifications and training.
Experience performing funding analysis and budget tracking.

Additional Considerations

Extensive experience conducting various comparative analysis relating to planned schedules and budgets to actual results and post award scheduling time impacts.
Experience preparing CEI budgets, pre-award budgets and post-award reporting and cost estimations.

Special Instructions
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth’s telework policy. We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment.
Contact Information
Name: Tina Kittrell
Phone: 757-956-3288

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.
Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

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