Water Resources Engineer (engineer Iii)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 25, 2021
Ref
21-01088
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Supports the Stormwater Management Branch and is responsible for managing the public/private stormwater management facility inventory. This position requires a broad range of experience and expertise in stormwater management facilities review, inspection and maintenance; preparation and review of stormwater management facilities technical documents and specifications; and the utilization of GIS-centric asset management system for asset creation, data entry and data management. Performs plan intake, plan review, research (easements, maintenance agreements, ownership, etc.), asset creation, data entry and data management for all new facilities entering the inventory. Manages all activities associated with stormwater assets, to include public and private inspection data and public maintenance and reinvestment records. Prepares detailed reports, findings, and recommendations in support of the county's MS4 annual report, State of Stormwater Report, EQAC and GASB reports. Develops solutions to complex engineering problems. Reviews plans submitted by Architectural and Engineering (A&E) firms and various county agencies to ensure compliance with applicable codes, guidelines, and regulations. Maintains data integrity and generates reports utilizing the GIS-centric asset management system. Responds to various inventory-related questions and analyzes data using a combination of AutoCAD, Infor EAM, Arc GIS, MS Excel, MS BI (MSBI). Analyzes trends and creates asset performance measures and lifecycle analyses. Performs predictive modeling and analysis for asset management system.

NOTE: This position is required to be available 24 hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license.
  • DEQ Erosion & Sediment Control Combined Administrator certification, Sediment Control Reviewer certification and/or 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 Project Inspector and/or Stormwater 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.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Five years of progressively responsible experience managing stormwater assets, including management of a diverse inventory and all activities associated with those assets (inspections, maintenance, rehabilitation, replacement, etc.) Knowledge and understanding of local, state, and federal codes and engineering standards related to stormwater facilities including the county's Public Facilities Manual (PFM), Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) specifications and standards, stormwater and erosion & sediment control (E&S) regulations, municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit, and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance. Five years of experience using AutoCAD, GIS and GIS-centric asset management systems, including Infor EAM. Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics used in stormwater management facilities. Advanced experience using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, BI, and PowerPoint). Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to climb and/or walk over rough, uneven terrain during field investigations. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment, including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, and personal fall arrest harness. Visual acuity to review detailed drawings, plans and documents. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
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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