Plan Review Project Manager (engineer Iv)

Fairfax, Virginia
$73,963.14 - $123,272.24 Annually
May 11, 2019
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of 1.1 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future.

Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protects the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 26,000 building and site plans, issuing nearly 60,000 building permits, and conducting over 216,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of the Building Division, the Plan Review Project Manager would:
  • Serves as project manager representative to the Operations Division responsible for the advancement of assigned projects through the building plan review and inspection process.
  • Serves as lead engineer for the plan review of complex projects with advanced engineering designs in accordance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC).
  • Communicates design deficiencies, code requirements and engineering principles to project stakeholders, Project Manager in Director of Operations team, and design team. Conducts quality control of plans previously reviewed by engineering staff.
  • Performs research, provide training, interprets code provisions, and offers resolution to design and construction challenges.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of the department.
  • Complies with established LDS's safety program and guidelines.
  • Complies with county, agency and job specific training requirements, including but not limited to emergency management and safety-related courses.
For more information on our Building Division, click here .

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

  • A valid driver's license.
  • 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.
  • Building Plans Examiner exam by International Code Council (ICC) or Building Inspector Plan Review exam by National Certification Program for Construction Code Inspectors (NCPCCI).
  • Certification by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development as a Commercial Building Plans Examiner and Commercial Building Inspector within 18 months of appointment.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Experience in project management including coordination with multiple review agencies and disciplines to navigate projects through the building permitting and inspections process.
  • Demonstrated experience in the review of complex building plans with advanced engineering designs for compliance with the building code VCC/IBC.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, electrical codes and construction practices in order to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to guide project stakeholders in the review and inspection process for large/complex commercial buildings.
Ability to perform sedentary tasks for extended periods and review plans on desk or computer screen for long hours. Ability to lift and move heavy plans up to 50 lbs and operate keyboard driven equipment. Sufficient mobility to perform on site building inspections. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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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