Development Facilitators, Inc.

Why work for Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI)?

Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is focused on giving their all to their clientele, as well to their staff. DFI prides itself on offering training, mentoring, flexible hours and competitive benefits. The company also offers career advancement opportunities, as well as educational financial assistance.

DFI is looking for people that enjoy a small, family-oriented atmosphere. The company is also looking for those who are looking for challenging, but gratifying projects put in front of them.

Those who are ready to work in a fast-paced, but learning-friendly environment should apply!

Please see below the current job positions.

The Computer-Aided Design and Drafting/Designer (CADD) technician will work in Development Facilitator Inc.'s (DFI) Engineering Department to begin and finish civil drawings. Someone with experience working on civil drawings in Anne Arundel, Maryland is preferred, as well as organized, reliable and the willingness to work hard. The person should have proficiency with working on grading plans, storm water management design, as well as final plans, public utility plans and record plats and site development plans for single family lots, subdivisions and, or, commercial developments. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Work on grading plans, as well as storm water management designs
  • Work to complete final plans, public utility plans
  • Use record plats and site development plans for single-family lots, subdivisions and, or, commercial developments

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with Auto-Computer-Aided Design and Drafting 2016 or equivalent experience
  • Experience with TR-55
  • Proficiency in the following Microsoft programs:
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • One Note
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is looking to fill several inspector and senior inspector positions for Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) construction projects in Northern Virginia. The inspectors will oversee assigned projects, as well as those working on the assigned site. Inspectors must have experience with construction methods, materials, equipment, standards, specifications and terminology, among other job responsibilities. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Record and main detailed project documentation, as well as prepare reports, forms and correspondence
  • Oversee and provide technical guidance and training to other inspectors

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze roadway, structure and bridge plans, as well as construction contracts, among other project management documentation needed
  • Work in both independent and group settings
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), contractor personnel and the general public
  • Perform physically demanding work such as standing, climbing and stooping for periods of time, as well as using testing equipment and the ability to work in confined spaces
  • In addition to knowledge of inspection equipment, applications must have working knowledge of engineering and testing equipment, as well as computers and software applications
  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation

The environmental controls compliance inspector will create proper documentation and reports for projects they are assigned to, in addition to other responsibilities, for governmental agencies within the Baltimore, Maryland region. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Create documentation and reports assigned
  • Communicate with the necessary groups

Qualifications:

  • Environmental degree
  • Certification in Erosion and Sediment Control - Yellow Card is preferred
  • Five years of experience, if candidate does not have required certification, and, or degree

Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is looking for a project manager/designer (architect, professional engineer, P.E., project manager professional, P.M.P, or certified construction manager, CCM) to oversee long-term contracts involving project planning, scheduling, budgeting, personnel management and implementation. The current management position is open for construction projects involving facilities, public safety, transportation and utilities. This position requires flexibility to potentially manage multiple projects in and around central Maryland. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation
  • Allocate resources for assigned projects
  • Supervise onsite personnel and subcontractors
  • Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials and clients
  • Negotiate with contractors to receive reasonable change order costs
  • Maintain high standards of workmanship that adhere to original plans and specifications
  • Participate in efforts aimed at expanding and improving services

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in construction management or other related fields
  • Familiarity with construction management software
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Design-build experience preferred
  • Ability to pass background check for secure facility clearance
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Development Facilitators, Inc.’s (DFI) Survey Department is looking for an individual to perform survey field duties, such as assisting in obtaining and computing data captured through different methods of data aggregation. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Perform boundary and topographic surveys, as well as construction stakeouts
  • Have an understanding of robotic total station and ability to use station
  • Operate and maintain data collectors
  • Work under the direction of a field leader to gain a deeper understanding of survey techniques and strategy qualifications
  • Ability to work and deal with extreme weather conditions

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate
  • Field experience
  • Self-motivated, good communication skills

Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is looking for utility inspectors in Silver Spring, Maryland. The inspectors will use their construction knowledge for water and sewer main projects to complete tasks, such as removing and replacing existing aged supply systems. Inspectors must use their knowledge of by-pass systems, rehabilitation, relining and water sample collections, among various skills to complete projects. Send resume to .

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of sewer and water systems
  • Use various construction methods to carry out projects that include, but not limited to, valve operations and installations, pipe laying, restraint systems and fire hydrants

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years experience in water and, or, sewer systems
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified or similar certification is desirable
  • National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) certified is a strong plus
  • Applicants are subject to annual background checks
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a dependable mode of transportation

DFI is always accepting resumes! Please send your resume to .

Development Facilitators, Inc. is a proud equal-opportunity employer.