Senior Engineer Iii

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually
Posted
Jul 07, 2019
Closes
Aug 03, 2019
Ref
19-01434
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Manages transportation capital construction projects including large, complex road, trail, sidewalk, retaining walls and intersection improvements. The work also includes meeting with citizen groups, stakeholders, design review for constructability, preparation of bidding and contracting documents, construction project management, tracking and monitoring construction progress, conducting project meetings and inspections, managing submittals and contractor questions and responses, managing and processing changes, payment requests, project completion inspections and warranty inspections.

Serves as a primary point of contact with the contractor, issues letters and other correspondence as required and maintains all project documentation. Evaluates pre-qualification requirements for prospective bidders, analyzes safety records, conducts meetings, and prepares final bid documents, issues contract awards. Reviews and approves contractor payments, analysis proposed change orders for entitlement, prepares cost estimates, negotiates change orders, manage shop drawings submittals, ensures timely and appropriate Response for Information (RFI) responses, issues field orders/change orders and Request for Proposal (RFP). Assures quality control and conformance to construction documents. Tracks project schedule for timely delivery. Coordinates all aspects of project close-out activities, punch list, bond release, and final acceptance. Conducts field meetings with citizens, stakeholders, contractor to resolve issues encountered during construction. Confirms through field inspection conformance with plans and specifications. Establishes substantial completion, final completion, and end of warranty closeout. Prepares associated documentation to maintain project records. Manages transportation capital construction projects including large, complex road, trail, sidewalk, retaining walls and intersection improvements. The work also includes meeting with citizen groups, stakeholders, design review for constructability, preparation of bidding and contracting documents, construction project management, tracking and monitoring construction progress, conducting project meetings and inspections, managing submittals and contractor questions and responses, managing and processing changes, payment requests, project completion inspections and warranty inspections. Serves as the primary point of contact with the contractor, issues letters and other correspondence as required and maintains all project documentation. Evaluates pre-qualification requirements for prospective bidders analyzes safety records, conducts meetings, and prepares final bid documents, issues contract awards. Reviews and approves contractor payments, the analysis proposed change orders for entitlement, prepares cost estimates, negotiates change orders, manage shop drawings submittals, ensures timely and appropriate Response for Information (RFI) responses, issues field orders/change orders and Request for Proposal (RFP). Assures quality control and conformance to construction documents. Tracks project schedule for a timely delivery. Coordinates all aspects of project close-out activities, punch list, bond release, and final acceptance. Conducts field meetings with citizens, stakeholders, contractor to resolve issues encountered during construction. Confirms through field inspection conformance with plans and specifications. Establishes substantial completion, final completion, and end of warranty closeout. Prepare associated documentation to maintain project records.

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; and four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
At least five years of progressively responsible professional experience in transportation construction management and one year of extensive experience in managing VDOT Locally Administered Projects (LAP). A CCM with experience in horizontal construction management.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
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.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to walk steep grades and off-street terrain. Approximately 20% of time spent performing to perform field investigations, measurements, meetings and reviews of Transportation construction projects including intersection improvements, sidewalks, trails, roads, retaining walls and other similar projects. Duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

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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