Engineer I/II - Design
Under close supervision of the Chief Design Engineer, performs entry level work in the design of public water supply facilities.
Performs entry-level work involving the design of public water supply facilities by:
- Performing design and/or project management duties associated with various engineering projects such as water main design/relocation (including distribution and transmission), small structure design, easement/survey calculation and thrust block design.
- Assisting with the preparation of construction documents including drawings and specifications, including the Water Main Installation and Service Contract.
- Providing support in the review of contractor bids and shop drawings for compliance with policy and standards.
- Assisting in the preparation and review of cost estimates.
- Assisting in the coordination of the work of consultants on entry-level projects, including review of invoices and implementation of contracts.
- Assisting in the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and board items.
- Preparing permit applications for regulatory approvals.
- Preparing and updating project tracking spreadsheets, databases and schedules.
- Making periodic site visits to monitor construction progress.
- Assisting in the preparation of the Capital Improvement Program budget for transmission, distribution and relocation water main projects.
- Attending meetings, conferences and preparing reports.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering (Civil Engineering preferred). Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification preferred.
- Knowledge of the principles of physics and mathematics used in civil engineering and of their applications to engineering problems.
- Knowledge of civil engineering drafting methods, principles and practices, and ability to perform related tasks.
- General knowledge of topographic and construction surveying, stress analysis, mechanics and properties of materials.
- General knowledge of engineering economics.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, consultants, external clients (representatives from outside agencies, utility companies, etc.) and others.
- Ability to communicate and interact with customers and the public.
- Strong computer skills including experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Experience using ArcGIS, MicroStation and Microsoft Project is preferred.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment
Fairfax Water offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. The hiring range for this position is $54,691- $113,340 and is commensurate with experience. Applications must be received by April 27, 2017.
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