Engineer V

Fairfax, Virginia
$81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Jun 12, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
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Works as the leadership on large, high dollar, complex projects, including multifaceted, inter-departmental and partnership projects and proven leadership on negotiating complex real estate, joint development, and proffer arrangements for projects. Takes a leadership role in defining the planning and design direction for project teams and professional consultants. Presents projects to boards and authorities as well as community groups. Plays a lead role and sets the strategic direction for complex projects, phased renovation projects, and joint development projects. Leads briefings to county leaders on key project issues and provides leadership in making recommendations and coordinating with senior county partners on setting the course of assigned projects.

Acts in the role as a project manager on complex projects to evaluate sites for development; negotiate and manage architect/engineer contracts for capital projects development; and prepare and manage project cost to assure that capital building projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Coordinates using agency requirements into the design of various county building projects for new construction and major renovations. Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with all local, state and federal code requirements and provides technical review and guidance on complex building design and construction items.

Directly responsible for management and supervisory oversight of a team of professional architects and engineers assigned with project management responsibility for planning, design, value engineering, budgeting, scheduling, customer satisfaction and quality control for major Capital Facilities building projects. Proven experience in collaboration and teambuilding with various groups.

Supports the development of capital project budget information in support of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the county's capital construction budget. Provides guidance and consultation to staff, senior management and other agencies on the capital budget issues. Support preparation of budget information and explanatory text for recurring budget cycles and regularly review and report on budget status and performance.

Reports to the County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as needed to support DPWES Emergency Response and Recovery and must obtain required EOC certification.

Employment Standards

Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architecture field; plus five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering or architectural field.

  • A valid driver's license.
  • Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license.
An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

  1. Seven or more years of direct project management and leadership experience on large, high dollar, complex projects, including multifaceted, inter-departmental and partnership projects.
  2. Seven or more years of supervision of a staff of senior engineers and architects on projects to meet performance goals in the areas of budget, schedule, project quality, and customer satisfaction.
  3. Senior level project management experience including planning, scope, and budget development on both a project and program level.
  4. Proven leadership on negotiating complex real estate, public private partnership, joint development, and proffer arrangements for projects and has played an active role in pursuing economic development opportunities for projects.
  5. Leader in providing strategy for process improvement and organizational development, safety training and awareness, employee development, quality assurance, sustainable development.
  6. Demonstrated expertise in developing innovative and efficient project management practices for the expedited completion of capital projects.
  7. Extensive experience and knowledge of the development of Capital Project Budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) related to design and construction of buildings, including extensive knowledge of practices for various types of buildings in architectural or mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural or civil engineering field.
  8. Detailed knowledge of local, federal, and state building and site development codes.
  9. Information technology skills including use of Micros oft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  10. The candidate must have outstanding oral and written communications skills and experience with providing senior management and executive level briefings as well as public presentations.

Ability to perform field inspections at project construction site; to conduct site reconnaissance of potential project sites. Ability to traverse active construction sites for both the building and site. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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