Engineer IV

Location
FAIRFAX (FJ30), VA
Salary
$73,963.14 - $123,272.24 yr
Posted
Aug 01, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time

Responsible for the overall program management of agency transportation maintenance program and the engineering support for several large-scale and complex transportation maintenance programs that may require coordination with multiple agencies, community stakeholders, consultants, contractors, and officials. Oversees contractor, consultants, and agency staff for conditional assessment and maintenance activities for transportation infrastructure systems that include: county walkways, pedestrian bridges, county roadways, transportation appurtenant features, streetscapes, and street signs. Establishes inspection criteria and evaluation processes for maintenance requirements and deficiencies. Applies leadership, management, engineering and scientific techniques in developing and evaluating complex solutions for the rehabilitation and/or repairs of transportation infrastructure and appurtenant features. Overcomes conflicting or competing interests that may arise during project scoping, program management, and complaint response. Leads, coordinates, and manages project logistics, project staff, and resources from a variety of internal and external sources including technical, legal, and engineering and construction fields. Leads diverse teams for the successful management of assigned projects. Prepares budgets and/or project estimates, designs, and specifications and ensures successful completion of an effective on-time/on-budget programs and/or individual projects. Reviews, designs, and seals rehabilitation, repair and/or improvement plans for the agency's transportation systems. Allocates resources to meet schedules and milestones and prioritizes solutions that may be needed during emergency situations. Develops and manages specifications, user training manuals, and standard operating procedures for transportation programs. Uses electronic and paper controls to support business area needs such as asset management systems and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Prepares Board items and/or makes presentations to the Board of Supervisors, citizen and/or agency groups. Leads or participates on consultant selection committees and/or contractors bid selection processes. Participates in various meetings for public coordination, snow, natural emergencies, or terrorism and acts as agency representative for emergencies during after-hour times.

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 five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience managing and coordinating projects coupled with applied engineering knowledge of site and structural construction practices and have experience in municipal maintenance rehabilitation and repair projects. Knowledge of local government land development processes and related code requirements. Demonstrated collaboration, facilitation, and partnering abilities. Strong oral and written communication skills and project management skills.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A driver's license is 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. As a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff.

A state erosion and sediment control inspection certification, and VDOT's intermediate work zone traffic control certification within 18-months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform field investigation and maintenance scoping on roadway, trail, streetscape improvements and pedestrian bridges, as well as perform investigations on construction or maintenance type projects that includes lifting 50-pound manholes, etc. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, and personal fall arrest harness. All duties are 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.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
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.

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