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.Note:
Multiple positions may be hired from this announcement.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 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.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 PersonnelSELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include a practical 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. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov