Public Works Environmental Specialist

7 days left

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$61,299.89 - $102,166.48 Annually
Posted
May 18, 2019
Closes
May 31, 2019
Ref
19-01096
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Independently specialized maintenance tasks including planning, monitoring, scheduling, and coordinating the work of a welder, carpenter, small engine mechanic and flusher truck operator to assist in carrying out heavy and routine maintenance on the Stormwater infrastructure throughout Fairfax County. Independently performs heavy maintenance project management including planning, monitoring, scheduling, and coordinating the work of heavy maintenance crews and construction contractors to carry out heavy maintenance on infrastructure rehabilitation and infrastructure renewal projects. Performs audits of work procedures, work performance, facility and equipment, and takes corrective action as required. Maintains service levels, construction standards, and production and efficiency standards. Interprets topographic symbols, constructions plans, and specifications as they relate to assigned projects. Ensures compliance with federal, state and county codes. Ensures necessary permits are obtained prior to construction. Provides quality control to ensure construction or maintenance project goals are achieved and meet specifications. Ensures compliance of employees with purchasing requirements. Provides input on bids for equipment, material, and service contracts. Supervises subordinates in the operation of a variety of heavy vehicles and equipment. Provides guidance to senior maintenance supervisors related to crew members, material, and equipment requirements for work order assignments. Leads response teams during snow and flooding emergencies. Performs routine maintenance tasks as fill in work between projects. Assists complaint technicians with responding to citizen complaints during heavy volume periods. Responds to emergency calls during and after normal work hours.

Multiple vacancies will be filled using this advertisement.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, engineering, construction management, or a related field; plus two years of experience in an environmental, engineering or construction management program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in or knowledge of storm drainage systems and Stormwater management, including infrastructure and maintenance activities. Three years or more of experience working as a supervisor in a construction and/or trades environment. Strong oral and written communication. Ability to work collaboratively with other county staff, citizens, and public agencies. Experience using personal computers with skills in using Microsoft Office Suite applications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook. Experience using an ERP, asset management, and work order software programs.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license is required. DEQ - Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class. DEQ - Stormwater Management Inspector certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of
hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.
DEQ Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
With or without reasonable accommodations. Pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes (Including, removal and replacement of manhole covers which weigh up to 50 lbs.). Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environmental; including hard hat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, and personal fall arrest harness.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Is required to complete a criminal history background check, pre-employment physical and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. The incumbent of this position is designated as emergency personnel.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview. May include an 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.