Senior Engineer Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$75,669.98 - $126,116.85 Annually
Apr 22, 2023
Jun 17, 2023
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Wastewater Design and Construction Division (WDCD) in Capital Facilities (CAP) is seeking engineers with project management experience in design and/or construction who will be responsible for all phases of contract administration for a variety of wastewater capital improvement projects in the Collection Branch. Projects include design and construction for major and complex wastewater treatment, collection and transmission, sanitary sewer, and pump stations.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Manages all aspects of both design and construction work from initial scope development to construction close-out.
  • Manages all aspects of planning and procurement of professional services during the design and bid phases.
  • Participates in technical reviews and coordinates with various internal and external agencies during the detailed design phase.
  • Manages construction contracts to ensure quality, timely delivery, and cost effectiveness. Avoids claims, resolves/negotiates contract disputes, and solves complex engineering and construction problems.
  • Reviews inspection reports and takes any appropriate action necessary to correct conflicts or deficiencies.
  • Occasionally responds to sanitary sewer emergencies when engineering consulting services and/or construction contracting resources are needed.
  • Learn more about us by selecting this Link: WDCD and CAP.
  • May also prepare project designs or perform other duties as required.
Looking for a candidate who is highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and able to provide outstanding customer service to user agencies and project stakeholders.

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. The full salary range is listed for the pay grade. Job offers will be made based on multiple factors, including but not limited to, candidate qualifications exceeding the advertised minimum qualifications and meeting the advertised preferred qualifications as determined by the hiring agency. This position may currently telework up to 3 days per week after an introductory period. Candidates must note that Telework is subject to change in accordance with updates to the applicable Fairfax County policies.

Fairfax County Government is committed to our employees, and offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Through LiveWell and the Benefits Division, we endeavor to cultivate a culture of wellbeing that empowers, educates and engages employees and retirees to make life-long choices that promote a holistic approach to their physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual and financial wellness. Please review our awesome benefits in the following links:

Employment Standards

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.

  • 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.

Please note that if the selected candidate is licensed in another state, they will be required to obtain a Virginia PE or RA license through the reciprocity process within twelve (12) months of the award letter date as a condition of employment.

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

  1. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification.
  2. At least three year of experience in planning, budgeting, design, construction, project management, and construction contract administration of wastewater treatment and collection projects.
  3. Knowledgeable of various wastewater treatment and collection processes and operations.
  4. At least three years of experience applying local, state, and federal environmental regulations.
  5. At least three years of experience in managing multiple capital projects concurrently.
  6. At least three years of experience in conducting public meetings on capital project issues.
  7. Intermediate to advance experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  8. Intermediate information technology skills including AutoCAD, GIS, MS Project/Primavera.

Must be able to physically negotiate rough terrain and typical construction sites. Ability to hear normally in order to recognize backup alarms of the construction equipment. Able to safely climb construction ladders up to 15 feet and able to go up and down stairs. Ability to produce hand written and typed documents. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

NOTE: Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. 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 will close when the position(s) have been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

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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