Arlington, Virginia
$69,576.00 - $127,982.40 Annually
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Position Information
The Department of Environmental Services (DES) is seeking a Stormwater Engineer to provide professional engineering expertise and project management activities for assigned projects, which includes preparing construction engineering plan and reviewing designs for civil engineering projects.

This employee will work in the Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management as a member of the Stormwater Infrastructure Team and provides professional engineering expertise, administrative support and coordination for the Bureau, County staff, the public and other external agencies.

Specific duties include:

  • Analyzing engineering problems, determining possible solutions, and selecting best alternatives based on stated goals and objectives of assignment;
  • Applying standard engineering principles and practices to troubleshoot and resolve system problems during normal and emergency operations;
  • Assisting with identifying, planning, and prioritizing short and long-term projects;
  • Interpreting new regulations, technical information, and other material, as well as determining impact on work unit and recommending methods for implementation;
  • Evaluating site plans/engineering construction plans/contract plans, providing comments, and recommending modifications;
  • Reviewing public right-of-way permits to ensure proposed work under such permits does not conflict with, or damage existing public water, sanitary and storm infrastructure;
  • Performing site visits before, during, and after plan review process to ensure familiarity with all aspects of site design and constructability;
  • Instructing and training other engineers, technicians, and trades employees in the maintenance, operation, and application of a variety of administrative and/or operational systems;
  • Assessing master plans and translating information to short-term priorities and needs; and
  • Evaluating the work of outside consultants who provide design services on projects, including providing consultation to other staff, citizens, and developers regarding assigned area.

Selection Criteria

Junior Level - Engineer I (Minimum):

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or applicable engineering discipline; and
  • Experience using Autodesk Civil3D or similar CAD software.
Journey Level - Engineer II (Minimum):

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or applicable engineering discipline; and
  • Significant professional-level engineering experience post Bachelor's OR Considerable professional-level engineering work experience post Bachelor's plus at least 1 of the required certifications.
Senior Level - Engineer III (Minimum):

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or applicable engineering discipline; and
  • Progressively responsible significant professional-level engineering work experience post Bachelor's OR Significant professional-level engineering work experience post Bachelor's plus at least 2 of the required certifications.
Substitution: Experience may not be substituted for the Engineering Degree requirement. A Master's Degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for one year of Engineering experience.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with a Master's Degree in a related field and Possession of one or more of the following Certifications/Licenses:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License;
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Designation;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP); and/or
  • Certified Flood Plain Manager.

Special Requirements
The following licensure, certifications, or trainings may be required based on assignment for Engineer II and Engineer III Levels:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP);
  • Certified Flood Plain Manager;
  • Arlington County Project officer; and
  • VDOT Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control.
This position will require travel around Arlington County for various meetings and field inspections. The selected candidate must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid driver license, and must provide or authorize Arlington County to obtain a copy of official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon favorable review of the applicants driving record.

A pre-employment criminal records check will be conducted. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Covid-19 Vaccination: Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety, and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment.

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