Posted on Aug 19, 2023
This position involves professional-level work within the Department of Utilities with a primary function of managing the processes involved with the design and construction of projects at the Town’s water and wastewater treatment plants and remote pump stations. Work involves supervision of the department’s project managers, close coordination with plant operations and maintenance staff, managing contracts that provide engineering, operational support, design, project and program management, testing and inspection, and construction services for the department’s Capital Improvement and 3R (Repair, Replacement and Renovation) Programs. This position provides assistance to customers, various Town departments, outside review agencies, architects, engineers, and the general public in the construction and development and maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure.
Salary:  $87,979.00 - $165,840.00 Annually
Nature Of Work
Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.
 Who We're Looking For
 If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:
  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologies
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in project management and engineering, including a minimum of three (3) years of water and wastewater systems and facilities; or equivalent combination of accepted education, training and experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) license in the Commonwealth of Virginia or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in civil, environmental, or sanitary engineering. 
  • Certification in project management by the Project Management Institute or construction management by the Construction Management Association of America.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional project management and engineering experience.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
25 W. Market St.
Leesburg, Virginia, 20176