Senior Engineer (or Architect) III (New Haven)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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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 land acquisition of properties for public use. Coordinates using agency requirements into the design of county building projects.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and self-sufficient; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment, and oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

Multiple positions may be filled with this recruitment.

Employment Standards

  • Progressive 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.
  • Oral and written communication experience with both public and internal presentations to various audiences including community outreach meetings, public zoning hearings, and boards and commission presentations.
  • Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project and program level.

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:

  • Progressive 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
  • Oral and written communication experience with both public and internal presentations to various audiences including community outreach meetings, public zoning hearings, and boards and commission presentations.
  • Knowledge 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.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Must have a valid driver's license. 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:
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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
With or without reasonable accommodation.Ability required to make periodic, routine project site inspections. Must be able to physically negotiate rough terrain and typical construction sites. Ability to hear normally in order to recognize backup alarms of the construction equipment. Able to safely climb construction ladders up to 15 feet or more per floor with the potential of multiple floors and able to go up and down stairs for multi-story buildings. Must be able to produce handwritten and typed documents.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview may include an exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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-###-#### for assistance. TTY 703-###-#### . EEO/AA/TTY.


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