Senior Engineer III (or Architect)

Fairfax County Sheriff's Office

Fairfax, VA 22037

Posted 4 days ago

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Senior Engineer III (or Architect)


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Senior Engineer III (or Architect)


Salary


$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually


Location


FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA


Job Type


FT Salary W BN


Department


DPWES Capital Facilities


Job Number


20-00186


Closing


Continuous


Pay Grade


S28


Posting Type


Open to General Public


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Provides project management for a wide variety of capital improvement projects (such as fire and rescue stations, libraries, police stations, including the design and construction of new facilities), and renovations and feasibility studies. Manages assigned building projects from concept through project close-out. Manages and negotiates professional architectural and engineering design contracts, reviews design plans and specifications, and assures projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Assists with the land acquisition of properties for public use. Coordinates using agency requirements into the design of county building projects. The duties of this position may also be required to serve as Construction Manager (CM) responsible for bidding and contract administration for construction contracts.


Looking for a candidate who is highly motivated; possesses the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and able to provide outstanding customer service to user agencies and project stakeholders.


Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.


Note: The full salary range is listed for the pay grade. Job offers will be made based on multiple factors, to include but not limited to, candidate qualifications exceeding the advertised minimum qualifications and meeting the advertised preferred qualifications as determined by the hiring agency, the agency's available budget, and review of internal equity.


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 four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


+ At least four years of project management experience on various scale projects ranging from small interior renovations to upwards of 50,000 SF of new build. Experience includes planning, scope, budget development, site assessment, coordinating land acquisition, consultant selection, negotiations, contract management, design, quality control, and construction administration.


+ Management experience with the approval and permitting phases of the development process, including land use and entitlement process to ensure approvals are in line with county proprietary and regulatory requirements.


+ At least two years of experience of local, federal, and state building and site development codes.


+ Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project and program level.


+ Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.


+ Experience with making presentations to both public and staff audiences, including community outreach meetings, public zoning hearings, and boards and commission presentations.


CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:


A valid driver's license is required. Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license. An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity.


NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:


Is required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 25 pounds. Physical requirements can be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.


SELECTION PROCEDURE:


Panel interview may include an exercise. Note: This position is listed as "open continuous." Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be referred until the position(s) have been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered.


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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