Fire Protection Systems Plan Reviewer (Engineer III - maybe underfilled)

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Location
FAIRFAX (EJ28), VA
Salary
$67,306.72 - $112,177.31 Annually
Posted
Mar 11, 2019
Closes
Mar 29, 2019
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time

Reviews and evaluates fire protection system plans for buildings and building tenants for compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, The Fairfax County (Chapter 62) Fire Prevention Code, the Code of the County of Fairfax, the Public Facilities Manual, reference standards and department requirements. Prepares appropriate correspondence to architects, engineers, designers, installers, owners, contractors addressing any code-related deficiencies noted during plan reviews. Processes all necessary forms, computer entries, and logs in orders to record project time and comply with cost recovery mandates. Provides technical assistance to colleagues and other branches of the division by providing technical reports and evaluations.
Obtains and maintains state certifications as Fire Protection Plans Examiner pursuant to Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Virginia Certification Standards. This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Engineer II (Grade S24, $58,451 - $97,420) or Engineer I (Grade S21, $50,739 - $84,565).

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.

The employment standards for the Engineer II are: 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 one year of professional experience in the appropriate engineering field. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Engineer II

The employment standards for the Engineer I are: 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. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Engineer I.

Upon completion of an underfill agreement (which will require that the employee meet the employment standards stated above in addition to obtaining competencies defined by the hiring agency) the employee will be elevated to the level of Engineer III.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Appointee will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code.
  • Experience with review of fire protection system requirements.
  • Experience, including laboratory and classroom experience, with fire protection systems, water distribution systems, building construction materials, processes and techniques, fire alarm systems, (including circuits and devices), codes and standards.
  • Experience with engineering calculation techniques for hydraulics, fire alarm circuitry and for structural fire resistance.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate key-board driven equipment and use large platform monitors to review plans. Sufficient mobility to perform on-site building inspections. Ability to lift plans up to pounds with or without assistance. Ability to perform sedentary tasks. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview, may include 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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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