Engineer V

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA
Salary
$77,362.48 - $128,937.12 yr
Posted
Mar 13, 2017
Closes
May 01, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Leads and manages the Watershed Planning Evaluation Branch in Stormwater Planning Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services.

Leads a team responsible for:
  • Reviews and approves construction documents for compliance with applicable county codes and policies associated with land-disturbance, stormwater, dam safety and floodplain requirements;
  • Administers the county's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Community Rating System;
  • Leads and manages the county's watershed planning and associated data management efforts;
  • Leads the development, maintenance and implementation of state regulated dam emergency action plans;
  • Computes and tracks benefits and costs of projects and BMP's to comply with county and state regulatory requirements, coordinates with the Chesapeake Bay Program on issues related to the Bay model and TMDL requirements, manages the county's pro-rata share program and leads the department's flood response program.
Provides guidance and training to assigned engineers and is responsible for the work prepared by the individuals within the branch. This position may be called upon to serve as expert witness in court cases, public hearings, appeals boards, or the state legislature. The position overseas the negotiation and administration of professional engineering service task orders that serve as an extension of the team. Responsible for developing and implementing standard operating procedures, conducting research, analyzing data, managing consultants, preparing reports and conducting presentations to elected officials, community groups and senior county staff.

Works in a collaborative team environment under the general supervision of the Director of Stormwater Planning Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services. Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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 architecture field; and five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering or architectural field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experienced supervisory, leadership, and management skills. Extensive knowledge of Fairfax County's applicable codes and policies associated with land-disturbance, stormwater, dam safety and floodplain requirements. Demonstrated extensive experience successfully leading and managing watershed management planning efforts. Knowledge and experience implementing Virginia dam safety regulations, the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System. Experience overseeing and managing the professional work of engineers and planners. Strong oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability of communicating effectively and establishing collaborative relationships with staff, residents, special interest groups and elected and appointed officials. Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFM) certificate. Demonstrated ability to lead and build teams through collaborative, effective and efficient processes.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A driver's license is required. Possession of Virginia Stormwater Reviewer certification. 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. As a professional engineer or registered architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
With or without reasonable accommodation. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Is required to complete a criminal history background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Note: Is required to be available 24 hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview, may include a written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.