Engineer III (UDCD)
Serves as a project engineer in the construction management for transportation. Responsible to ensure quality, timely delivery and cost effectiveness of transportation projects. Manages all phases of construction contract administration including design review, preparation of bid documents, contract award, inspections, quality assurance, schedule review, payment certification, change order and claim negotiation, resolution of construction problems, coordination with end-user agencies, and contract close-out. Ensures timely and accurate preparation of all contractual and financial documents, project documentation and correspondence. Has lead role in claim avoidance, contract dispute negotiation and resolution, and solving complex engineering or construction issues. Ensures construction progress is timely, reviews inspection reports and takes any appropriate action necessary to correct conflicts or problems. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the chief and senior project engineers of the Transportation and Stormwater Construction Branch.
Note: Multiple vacancies may be filled 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; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in engineering, construction management or related field, plus five years of progressively responsible experience in construction contract administration of complex transportation and major utility or public works projects. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in planning, budgeting, design, construction, project management, and construction contract administration of complex transportation, storm water and other utility projects.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license is required.
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.
The job is generally sedentary with periods of mobility that require the incumbent to climb and/or walk over rough, uneven terrain during field work. Duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
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.