Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0454

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

(Engineer III)

Facilities Management Department

Job # 13-0454

$62,816 to $83,755  (Grade S27)

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.
Designs and/or reviews design of building automation systems. Reviews and approves mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, and panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans. Acts as a technical expert and plans, executes, and completes building controls and automation systems projects. Develops and manages project scope, schedule, financials and reports. Performs related duties as required.



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.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Possession of a valid driver's license.



Strong background in commercial building automation, control and energy management systems. Strong knowledge of computer applications and software (such as CAD) associated with the preparation of plans and engineering computations. Strong knowledge of computer software associated with project and budget management(such as Trane Tracer, Tracer Summit, BACnet, Honeywell, Siemens, MS Project, and Excel). A bachelor's degree in engineering.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

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Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. 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. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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