Engineer Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
May 13, 2023
Jun 10, 2023
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Announcement

Are you looking for an interesting, multi-disciplinary engineering career that helps protect the environment and provides new and dynamic challenges every day? Have you thought about a career in Solid Waste?

We are looking for someone is highly motivated, brings enthusiasm, and has multi-disciplinary engineering experience. Performs compliance, engineering, and project management work for the I-95 Landfill Facility, the I-66 Transfer Station, and the Newington Collection Facility under general supervision of the Engineer V. Provides technical analysis and engineering support in the fields environmental and regulatory compliance, landfill gas management and utilization, air quality, stormwater & wastewater management, groundwater monitoring and remediation, and design and construction management activities at any of the locations operated by the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program.

Requires regular operation of a motor vehicle to drive to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. As a designated Emergency Service Personnel the employee in this position must fulfill emergency services duties and comply with Solid Waste and DPWES safety programs and guidelines.

The Solid Waste Management Program provides solid waste collection services for approximately 45,000 homes, operates a transfer station and ash landfill, regulates solid waste services, provides education and outreach to the community, and leads sustainability initiatives to promote zero waste goals for Fairfax County. SWMP is a national and state recognized program having received accreditation from the American Public Works Association and awards from the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program. The foundation of this success is SWMP’s diverse and growing work force of approximately 350 employees all working to the singular goal of keeping Fairfax County clean, healthy, and sustainable.

DPWES is a diverse, nationally accredited and award-winning public works agency with approximately 1,000 employees providing solid waste, capital facility development, wastewater, stormwater, urban forestry, and land acquisition management services for the most populous county in Virginia. Join our team to help us protect the environment and serve the people of Fairfax County by creating and preserving a sustainable community that is an ideal place to live, work, and play for everyone.”

Fairfax County Government is committed to our employees, and offer 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.

  • Valid driver's license.
  • DEQ DPOR Class 2 Waste Management Facilities Operator License - Completion of training class within 12 months of hire.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  1. One year experience leading diverse groups of professional, technical and field staff in public infrastructure management including design, construction, environmental compliance duties, or maintenance activities.
  2. One year experience with project management.
  3. Experience designing solid waste related facilities and retrofits.
  4. One year Experience performing or administrating environmental compliance inspection programs.
  5. Experience with management of stormwater, wastewater, groundwater, and air pollution.
  6. Knowledge and experience with landfill/transfer station operations.

Ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, bend, stretch, climb, kneel, crouch, reach, and crawl in order to perform duties. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds without assistance and greater than 25 pounds with or without assistance. Manual strength and dexterity are required to lift and handle materials. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. Visual acuity is required to read and operate electronic & field monitoring equipment. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor and/or industrial environment, including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, and sleeved shirt. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and temperatures. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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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