Engineer Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$60,276.11 - $100,461.09 Annually
Nov 06, 2021
Nov 27, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. If you applied previously, you do not need to re-apply to be considered.

This position sSBuilding 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


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.


Valid driver's license.


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".

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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.


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.

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 military status 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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