Senior Architect
City of Virginia Beach Public Works – Facilities Management
 | Virginia Beach, VA

The Public Works Facilities Engineer provides strategic direction and management oversight of the of the Facilities Engineering Group. A City Manager appointee, this position serves at the pleasure of the City Manager and is not considered part of the merit service as defined in City Code, section 2-75.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Provide comprehensive architectural services and program management for the City’s Facilities Management Division. Responsible for the planning, direction, management, and supervision of staff and activities related to providing architectural services to the Department and to outside agencies
•Develop and maintain the City of Virginia Beach architectural vision, long-range capital facility replacement program, and set City-wide architectural space and appearance standards.
•Coordinate the development of the buildings Capital Improvement Program (CIP), to include extensive and comprehensive interaction with all City departments/agencies to prepare their Basic Facility Requirements, generate master planning documents, and prepare project specific facility planning and CIP submittal documents.
•Lead and coordinate the City’s facility asset management efforts. Develop and maintain a comprehensive awareness of the City’s owned and leased facilities and develop processes to manage facility space/occupancy assignments, assessment of facility conditions and the development of capital improvement design and construction plans, demolition plans and long-range maintenance plans.
•Oversee bureau budgeting and personnel management and other aspects of administration to effectively provide architectural services as required.
•Maintain complex records and prepare difficult reports to meet City time schedules, budgets, and standards.
•Brief executive staff and City Council on program issues and policies.
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