Engineer Iii

6 days left

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Posted
Jan 14, 2023
Closes
Feb 10, 2023
Ref
23-00134
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Plans and directs a variety of Building Automation (BAS)/Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS) design and construction projects for and in occupied spaces. As a BAS/EMCS technical expert takes the lead to determine system requirements for new installations and retrofits. Takes complete project management responsibility and ownership of BAS/EMCS and HVAC capital projects during construction. Serves as department expert for BAS/EMCS systems to include: equipment, protocols, building codes, information technology interfacing and integration, and process control system troubleshooting and documentation of control activities. Uses strong IT programming as well as, mechanical and electrical problem solving skills to ensure successful projects and operation of BAS/EMCS. Manages projects from discovery and design to development and implementation. Maintains complete control of project schedule, budget and risks. Develops and reviews design requirements; reviewing, modifying and approving design plans, authoring scope of work documents. Reviews and approves submittals, managing the installation and commissioning of automation projects, and validate the automated systems for adherence to requirements, industry standards, applicable codes, and intended system operation. Ensures the timely completions of projects assigned, consistent with quality standards of the Facilities Management Department and industry standards, as well as, ensuring projects are financially and operationally viable and completed in a cost-efficient manner.

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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years direct experience as the capital project lead (Engineer or Project Manager) specifying and managing instillation and replacement of commercial building Building Automation Systems (BAS)/Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS)/Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to access active construction sites, facility equipment rooms, attics and roofs. Must be able to climb ladders. Must be able to communicate by telephone and computer. Must have eye sight adequate to review engineering plans. Must be able to discern color for review and monitoring of electronic systems. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Note: This position is considered an "Emergency Service Personnel

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include a practical exercise.
This job announcement is listed with a closing date of February 10, 2023, and interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process may close prior to the currently advertised closing date when the position has been filled.

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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