TRANSPORTATION DESIGN ENGINEER TEAM SUPERVISOR

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jul 21, 2017
Closes
Aug 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: TRANSPORTATION DESIGN ENGINEER TEAM SUPERVISOR Closing Date/Time: Tue. 08/22/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $76,648.00 - $123,281.60 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Location: 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington *METRO-accessible*, Virginia       Arlington County is looking for a Transportation Design Engineer Team Supervisor to lead a team of three-to-four Design Engineers ranging from entry-level to experienced, senior-level Professional Engineer in complex, urban multi modal transportation infrastructure capital improvement projects with associated storm water and utility work. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced engineer to lead a team from concept plan development through final engineering design and construction support on projects ranging in cost from $100,000 to over $5 million.

This Design Engineer Team Supervisor will oversee team responsibilities in the development of concept plans, final design construction drawings, specifications, estimates, bid documents, and support services during construction. Successful completion of projects requires dynamic coordination of engineering considerations such as accommodation of multiple modes of transportation including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit vehicles, trucks, and passenger cars; management of storm water quantity and quality; undergrounding of existing utilities; identification and acquisition of real estate interests; and coordination with private development plans.

This position is in the Engineering Bureau of the Department of Environmental Services which consists of approximately 75 employees who provide full-scale surveying, design, and construction management services for public works capital projects. In addition to the full range of skills which are provided in-house, the Bureau utilizes contractors and consultants to enhance the capacity of projects. This employee reports directly to the Assistant Engineering Bureau Chief.

Specific duties include:
  • Supervising a team of Design Engineers including assigning and managing workloads, evaluating performance, and developing staff skills through coaching and training;
  • Establishing design schedules for various urban infrastructure capital improvement projects based on scope of work and staff resource availability;
  • Monitoring design progress, mitigating delays, and ensuring timely completion of design work;
  • Providing technical direction and overseeing the design work of a team of engineers to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards and best practices;
  • Supervising the preparation of construction plans, specifications, estimates, and other construction contract documents;
  • Applying a professional registration seal to plans and specifications prepared under the incumbent's direct supervision;
  • Leading meetings and coordinating with various stakeholders such as community groups, business leaders, regulatory agencies, utility companies, and internal County agencies; and
  • Serving as a member of the Engineering Bureau Leadership Team; providing input on various Bureau-wide initiatives.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding project management skills, technical expertise in civil engineering with experience in a construction plan production environment, and strong leadership qualities, with a proven track record of successfully working with various stakeholders. 
 Selection Criteria: Minimum: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus significant experience in the design of public works capital improvement projects and a PE License in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a state with reciprocity.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering; and/or 
  • Experience coordinating and/or leading the work of professional engineering staff; working with citizen groups and /or commissions or similar stakeholders on engineering issues; and/or preparing construction drawings and contract documents for public works-type projects.

 Special Requirements: Pursuant to Section 27-9 of the Arlington County Code, this position requires the completion of a "Statement of Economic Interest" (Financial Disclosure) form upon acceptance of employment and annually thereafter.

Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 Additional Information: This position is part of a broadband, competency based pay program for Engineering Supervisors with a salary range of $76,648.00 - $123,281.60  annually.  Individuals hired to positions in this pay program will be appointed at a salary based on their experience and training and the nature of the work assigned. Within pay guidelines, pay program participants are eligible for variable salary increases based on performance growth in responsibilities and employee development on a yearly basis.