Senior Engineer III (Architect or Engineer - Building Design and Construction Divsion)
Provides project management for a wide variety of capital improvement projects (such as fire and rescue stations, libraries, police stations, including the design and construction of new facilities), and renovations and feasibility studies. Manages assigned building projects from concept through project close-out. Manages and negotiates professional architectural and engineering design contracts, reviews design plans and specifications, and assures projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Assists with land acquisition of properties for public use. Coordinates using agency requirements into the design of county building projects.
Note: may fill multiple vacancies with this recruitment.
Any combination of education, training and experience 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; and four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.
Progressive project management experience including planning, scope, budget development, site assessment, coordinating land acquisition, consultant selection, negotiations, contract management, design, quality control, and construction administration. Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with both public and internal presentations to various audiences. Knowledge of local, federal, and state building and site development codes. Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Proven experience in collaboration and teambuilding with various groups. Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project and program level. Experience with quality assurance, value engineering, sustainable development, and safety training and awareness. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and self-sufficient; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment, and oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
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. A valid driver's license is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
With or without reasonable accommodation. Ability required to make periodic, routine site inspections. Must be able to physically negotiate rough terrain and typical construction sites, be able to hear normally in order to recognize backup alarms of the construction equipment. Able to safely climb construction ladders up to 15 feet or more per floor with the potential of multiple floors and able to go up and down stairs for multi-story buildings. Must be able to produce hand written and typed documents. .
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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.