Since 1977, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has served the Fairfax County community by enhancing mobility, safety, and the quality of life of residents, businesses, and visitors through planning, coordinating, funding, implementing, and sustaining a multimodal transportation system. FCDOT is seeking a motivated, highly qualified, and public service-oriented Engineer III to join the Transportation Design Division. Serving as a Transportation Design Project Manager, this position is primarily responsible for overall project management and contract administration for multiple multimodal transportation improvement projects. In a dynamic and quickly evolving environment, this position will provide a challenging and rewarding experience for an individual invested in achieving the County’s strategic transportation goals. Responsibilities include:
Providing engineering support during project design, land acquisition, and construction phases for assigned projects, including coordinating with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), County, and other regulatory agencies
Preparing, monitoring, and managing project budgets and schedules to ensure assigned projects are completed on time and within budget
Developing design engineering and/or construction consultant scopes of work, and negotiating and managing contracts, including approving invoices for payment
Reviewing consultant deliverables, including design/construction plans, plats, and specifications to ensure projects meet all applicable engineering standards and requirements
Attending project-related design field inspections, utility field inspections, pre-construction and construction meetings, and monitoring construction progress to ensure conformance with project design
Identifying, responding to, and resolving public concerns related to assigned projects
Preparing and communicating technical reports, status reports, meeting summaries, letters, official items for Board of Supervisors’ consideration, and other documents as required
Preparing presentations for and serving as a subject matter expert at project-related public meetings, briefings for senior leadership and/or elected officials, and other audiences, as required to meet specific audience needs
Attending other project-related meetings, both in-person and virtual, including occasional evenings and weekends
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Position may be underfilled as a Transportation Design Project Manager (Engineer II); the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.
Note: This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training 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.
UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS: This position may be underfilled as anEngineer II (Grade S24; $62,693.28 - $104,489.63). The employment standards for the Engineer II are: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training 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.
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.
Note: Underfill candidates must be able to meet the minimum qualifications of the Engineer III within two years of the job announcement's closing date by October 7, 2022.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) 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 sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Master’s degree and seven years of experience in multimodal transportation project design, particularly bike and pedestrian walkway/trail facilities, spot intersection improvements, and/or roadway design
Knowledge of and experience with federal and VDOT design standards, guidelines, and procedures, particularly the VDOT Locally Administered Project (LAP) manual
Ability to read and understand roadway and other public improvement design plans
Strong computer skills and experience with AutoCAD Civil3D and/or MicroStation and Microsoft Office applications
Engineer-In-Training certificate, Professional Engineer license, or related certification, such as Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), VDOT Locally Administered Projects (LAP) Certification, Designated Plans Examiner (DPE), or DEQ Certified Storm water Management Plan Reviewer
Ability to work independently and strong organizational, time management, and project management skills, including ability to coordinate multiple projects, prioritize, and meet established deadlines
Strong written communication skills, including ability to prepare presentations, technical memoranda, non-technical memoranda, letters, and other correspondence
Strong oral communication skills, as well as experience presenting to and providing subject matter expertise for and engaging with elected officials, staff, and the community
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
Desire to advance a collaborative and supportive culture
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary. Ability to perform field investigations of transportation design projects. Ability to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift and handle materials with manual dexterity. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Visual acuity to review detailed drawings, plans and documents. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. Work requires performing tasks in adverse weather conditions. Ability to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County to provide coverage, attend meetings and trainings. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and 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.