Engineer IV (BDCD)

$73,963.14 - $123,272.24 Annually
Oct 22, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time

Serves as senior construction manager overseeing all phases of construction contract administration for building projects. Responsible for timely completion, construction budgets, and the overall quality of assigned projects. Solves complex design or construction problems. Administers or supervises the administration of construction contracts to avoid, mitigate, and resolve contractor claims. Plans, coordinates and supervises the work of assigned individuals or teams in the administration of construction contracts. Assigned projects include at least one large, complex project with an assigned project team; or supervision of assigned construction managers working multiple projects. Performs and/or oversees all aspects of construction contract bidding, award and administration. Evaluates pre-qualification requirements for prospective bidders, analyzes safety records, conducts pre-bid meetings, prepares final bid documents, issues contract awards, and conducts pre-construction meetings. Reviews and approves contractor payments, reviews proposed change orders for entitlement, prepares cost estimates, negotiates change orders, reviews shop drawings, ensures timely and appropriate RFI responses, issues field orders, RFPs, and CCDs. Performs quality control inspections to ensure conformance to construction documents. Evaluates and tracks CPM schedule prepared and updated by the contractor. Coordinates all aspects of project close-out activities; punch list, training, O&M manuals, as-builts, bond release, end-of-warranty inspections, and final completion. Performs/oversees detailed constructability reviews of plans and specifications prepared by architectural and engineering firms. Participates in various selection advisory committees, value engineering studies, and other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

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

Thorough knowledge of building design and construction practices. Progressively responsible experience in administering construction contracts for building projects. Thorough understanding of construction schedules including schedule logic and software programs. Thorough understanding of construction claims and their mitigation. Proven track record of supervisory and leadership responsibilities for engineers and other construction professionals. Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Advanced information technology skills including use of Microsoft Project or Primavera scheduling software. Must be highly motivated and possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment. Must have outstanding oral and written communications skills. Valid registration as a CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM).


  • A valid 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 within one year of hire date. As a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect, signs and seals own work product and/or that of subordinate staff.
With or without reasonable accommodation. 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. .

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.

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