Job Announcement$5,000 Signing Bonus*
Be part of the award-winning organization of the Building Design and Construction Division (BDCD), Special Projects Section, in Capital Facilities Fairfax County & make an impact to be the provider of choice for project delivery countywide.
Works as a highly motivated engineer or architect who is also a team player and is able to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment to provide outstanding customer service to using agencies and project stakeholders, and to continue be the provider of choice for project delivery countywide.
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 offers comprehensive benefits, including a defined-benefit retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; paid leave; tuition reimbursement; and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Through our LiveWell Program and the County 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:
The Building Design and Construction Division is an award-winning organization responsible for implementing all major building, renovation and major capital renewal projects identified in the Fairfax County Capital Improvement Program, including fire stations, libraries, courts, police stations, office buildings, maintenance facilities, parking structures, human services facilities and other major infrastructure and public-private partnership projects.
The project manager is responsible for the following:
- Performs all aspects of project management including design consultant and construction contractor procurement, with responsibility to ensure safety, quality, timely delivery, and cost effectiveness of assigned projects.
- Has the lead role in customer service interface, stakeholder and community coordination, and associated project status reporting.
- Provides technical and quality control reviews during all phases of design, and coordinates to ensure performance of all required regulatory and quality control inspections during construction.
- Plays a role in managing procurement and coordinating the pre-construction services for projects using the CMAR process. This position may also play a role in coordinating the division's strategy and performance related to sustainability and energy efficiency. Attends appropriate safety training and promotes a culture of safety on construction sites as well as within an office setting. Complies with CAP's safety program and guidelines.
- Responsible for the overall management of project planning, design and permitting phases for larger scale projects with emphasis on professional services procurement and contract management and overall management of project schedule, budget, design quality, value engineering, sustainability, and customer interface; and/or to Serve as construction manager responsible for overall construction contract procurement and management for larger scale projects with emphasis on contractor coordination, safety, schedule management, change order negotiation, inspections, pay requests, and project closeout.
CAP is part of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES), please visit us here
to learn more about CAP and BDCD - Special Projects Section.*A $5,000 signing bonus is available to new county employees hired in the Senior Engineer III position.Employment StandardsMINIMUM 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.
- 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.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- At least four years of project management experience on various scale projects ranging from small interior renovations to upwards of 50,000 SF of new build. Experience includes planning, scope, budget development, site assessment, coordinating land acquisition, consultant selection, negotiations, contract management, design, quality control, and construction administration.
- Management experience with the approval and permitting phases of the development process, including land use and entitlement process to ensure approvals are in line with county proprietary and regulatory requirements.
- At least two years of experience of local, federal, and state building and site development codes.
- Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project level.
- Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
Must be able to physically navigate rough and slippery terrain found at typical construction sites to perform field inspections at project construction sites or potential sites for future facilities to make direct observation of work in progress including recognizing unforeseen hazards such as sharp objects, warning signs, slippery surfaces, steep depressions, tripping and fall hazards, sudden movement of heavy equipment. Ability to participate in and understand verbal conversations at typical speaking volume and pace as well as respond to audio alarms and verbal warnings on construction sites, over the phone, and in the office workplace. Ability to produce organized and legible handwritten, typed/computer generated documents including the use of graphics. Ability to use computers/computer software for communication, report generation, electronic file-keeping, project metrics analysis, and project tracking purposes. Ability to safely climb ladders up to 25 feet per floor with the potential of multiple floors and ability to go up and down stairs for multi-story buildings. Ability to lift 30 pounds overhead. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations. SELECTION PROCEDURE:
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.BONUS ELIGIBILITY:
Positions within this classification that are general merit may be eligible for a one-time hiring incentive bonus for new county employees only. This bonus program requires a signed payback agreement between the department and employee.
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. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov