Engineer Iii (non-merit)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Posted
Sep 03, 2022
Closes
Oct 13, 2022
Ref
22-02532
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) Building Design and Construction Division (BDCD), as part of the Capital Facilities group, is seeking an engineer or architect acting as the owner’s representative for the construction or renovation of capital building projects. This position provides overall construction management of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: prequalifying contractors, performing QC reviews of bidding documents; bidding administration; claim avoidance; negotiating change orders and managing the construction process; assuring that projects are completed within established budgets and schedules; ensuring customer satisfaction, construction quality, and conformance to construction documents as well as warranty period administration and project closeout. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users, project stakeholders, and the public. Candidates must have excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Learn more about BDCD.

To Apply: Send your resume to Maurice.Avren@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year). Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
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 architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration. Ability to generate, analyze, and review construction documents, proposals for costs, design requirements as well as inspect/monitor work at the jobsite, generate detailed reports, chair/participate in job-related and department meetings, and have the ability to meet and interact with the public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform field investigations on building design and construction projects. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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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