Engineer I/II - Project Management

Fairfax, Virginia
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 22, 2019
Engineer, Civil
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Fairfax Water has an immediate opening for an Engineer I/II – Project Management.  The Engineer will be responsible for supporting the design of various capital projects including treatment plant or pumping station modifications, new storage tank construction, and improvements to other water supply facilities.  Essential functions include:

  • Coordination of the work of consultants on various projects.
  • Preparation of construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Coordinating with internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Preparation and review of cost estimates.
  • Supporting the review of contractor bids and shop drawings for compliance with contract documents.
  • Preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Preparing permit applications for regulatory approvals.
  • Tracking project costs and schedules.  

The ideal candidate will have a high level of initiative, be a team player with Project Management experience, and have general knowledge of the theory and practice of Civil Engineering. 


A Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and knowledge.  General knowledge of water or wastewater utility projects is preferred but not required.

Apply online at  Fairfax Water offers competitive salaries as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including excellent health insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Applications must be received by January 22, 2019.

About Fairfax Water

Fairfax Water is a respected leader in the drinking water industry, supplying drinking water to nearly two million people in the communities of Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Herndon, Vienna, Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax City.  We are Virginia’s largest water utility and one of the 25 largest water utilities in the country, serving one of every five Virginians who obtain their water from public utilities. We aim to uphold customer trust by providing water of exceptional quality and reliability at a reasonable price, supporting the high quality of life and economic vitality of Northern Virginia.

“Supplying potable water is an essential human activity, a great responsibility, and a vocation of distinction." - J.B. Mannion, Former AWWA Executive Director