Engineer Iii

Burke, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County’s Wastewater Collection Division (WCD) is recruiting a highly motivated wastewater engineer to fill a vacant Engineer III position within it’s 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.

Under the General Supervision of the CIP Manager:
  • Responsibility for engineering planning, developing and implementing wastewater collection capital projects.
  • Monitoring project implementation status.
  • Providing technical guidance for the wastewater collection division.
  • Coordinating with the Asset Management Program (AMP), operations and maintenance staff to perform engineering analysis and capital planning.
  • Participate, lead, and/or manage planning, condition assessment, scope development, project prioritization, general collection system studies and assessments.
  • In the event of emergency failures, the successful candidate may participate and/or lead efforts to identify solution for the failure.

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. This position will offer 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. In addition, 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
  • NASSCO - PACP/MACP obtained within 12 months of hire.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driver's license check, and pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Knowledge of Engineering Planning
  • Knowledge of Wastewater Collection Systems
  • Understanding of GIS

Ability to perform field inspections/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 activities. 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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