Performs process operations management functions, including daily assessments of operating conditions and process performance; chemicals and energy usage; process troubleshooting; monitoring and control of operational parameters; and development of process operating criteria and strategies, including physical and chemical treatment processes, Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR), Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR), Disinfection, Biosolid and air emission control, and odor control to achieve optimal treatment performance at the Noman M. Cole Pollution Control Plant. Participates in the operations leadership and management team to establish short and long term strategies and implements plans and programs. Assists and trains operating staff in processes, equipment, and process monitoring and control devices utilizing programmable logic controls and SCADA system; actively uses Historian and other databases to extract and analyze process related data, prepares technical summaries and findings of process related items. Participates in capital improvement program/ projects and aid in the developments of technical specifications, engineering protocols and procedures, plant and pilot scale studies, and bench scale tests, and plant/process expansions upgrades and startup programs. Interfaces with laboratory staff, programmers, field engineers and technicians as a part of day to day operation of the treatment processes Functions as a leading member of a team in the following areas: operator competency training; citizen outreach program; public education and plant tours; leading team member to develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), to include but not limited to effective operating and control procedures for all unit processes Performs related duties as required on variety of technical and plant related matter. Experience in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of process modeling software preferred. Participates and contributes in the Environmental Management System (EMS) program of the county.Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.
Must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment. Process and operational experience and/or knowledge relating to advanced wastewater treatment plants. Project management experience in engineering, architecture field especially areas related to wastewater and water treatment. Demonstrated expertise in managing multiple capital projects concurrently. Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Possession of a valid Virginia Waste Water Operations License
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license is required.
Ability to perform process inspections and evaluations in the field. Perform engineering analysis and PC work. Must be able to walk, climb stairs and 28-foot ladders. Ability to work in inclement weather i.e extreme heat, cold, rain or snow. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Is required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
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.