Engineer Ii

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$59,679.36 - $99,466.43 Annually
Posted
Jun 12, 2021
Closes
Jun 26, 2021
Ref
21-01132
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This position serves as a technical expert to plan, execute, operate, maintain, and repair Building Automation Systems (BAS)/Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS) in over 100 commercial building across over 12 million square feet of occupiable space. Directly responsible for performing BAS and EMCS operations, sequencing, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs in compliance with Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and all other applicable codes and ordinances, as well as, county and department requirements and procedures. Develops unique solutions to meet specific operational requirements while managing associated risks. Takes complete responsibility and ownership of complex critical building BAS/EMCS, HVAC and electrical systems across the portfolio of Facilities Management Department buildings. Serves as Department expert for BAS/EMCS systems to include: equipment, protocols, building codes, information technology interfacing and integration, and process control system troubleshooting and documentation of control activities. Uses strong IT programming as well as, mechanical and electrical problem solving skills to ensure successful operation and maintenance of BAS/EMCS. Reviews trend data and on-site performance using building load simulation software programs to ensure compliance with design. Re-commission building controls optimization systems that provide both long and short term goals to reduce utility usage and costs and minimize our impact on the environment.

Note: This position is considered essential personnel, on-call or alternate shifts may be necessary to complete work assignments all duties.

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 one year of professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

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Upon successful completion of four years of professional engineering experience, Engineer II employees are eligible for a non-competitive appointment to Engineer III within the engineering discipline for which they have been trained.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

Valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. This position is considered "Emergency Essential Personnel".

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years direct experience as the (BAS/EMCS Engineer) managing, operating, troubleshooting, sequencing, repairing, and optimizing commercial building Building Automation Systems (BAS)/Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS)/Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). Certifications in Trane Tracer SC, Trane Tracer, BACnet, Siemens, Delta. Strong budget and contract management skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to access sites, facility equipment rooms, ceilings, attics and roofs. Must be able to climb ladders. Must be able to communicate by telephone and computer. Must have eye sight adequate to review engineering plans. Must be able to discern color for review and monitoring of electronic systems. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; 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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