Engineer Iii - May Be Underfilled

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Closes
Aug 10, 2019
Ref
19-01558
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Reviews and evaluates construction plans for buildings, building tenants, site, suppression, fire detection, and smoke control for compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention 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, $59,679.36 - $99,466.43) or Engineer I (Grade S21, $51,805.31 - $86,341.63).

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.
  • 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 lift up to 25 pounds. 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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