Senior Engineer Iii

Burke, Virginia
$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually
Oct 24, 2020
Nov 08, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as part of the Wastewater Collection Division (WCD) within the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). WCD manages and operates Fairfax County’s wastewater collection system; consisting of nearly 3,400 miles of pipe, over 100,000 associated structures, 57 metering sites, and 63 pumping stations. In addition to the core function of engineering planning, the successful candidate is involved in the design and construction phase of pump stations, force mains, and gravity sewer rehabilitation to ensure that wastewater operational and asset management needs are incorporated during CIP project design, construction, and project field inspection. Offers the successful candidate an opportunity to not only play a key role in the life cycle of a project but also the life cycle of WCD’s assets as an owner of the utility. This position resides within a branch of WCD that offers Engineering and Asset Management support for the operation of a large collection system; which affords the successful candidate the ability to broaden skillset and gain a greater understanding for asset management, capital planning, O&M, and overall management of a utility system.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training 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.

  • Valid driver's license.
  • 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.

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 with engineering planning, developing and implementing wastewater collection capital projects.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance related to wastewater collection system operation and engineering.
  • Knowledge of Asset Management Programs (AMP) and relationship to capital improvement.
  • Ability to participate, lead, and/or manage planning, condition assessment, scope development, project prioritization, general collection system studies and assessments.
  • In the event of emergency failures, ability to participate and/or lead efforts to identify solution for the failure.

Ability to perform field investigations on sanitary sewer system projects. Ability to drive county vehicle to jobsites in field to perform field investigations, and drive to various other locations for administrative meetings. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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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