Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0880


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

ENGINEER III
May be underfilled

Land Development Services,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 13-0880

$62,816 to $83,755  (Grade S27)
 
Description:

Examines and approves construction plans for conformance with the Virginia Construction Code, the Virginia Residential Code, and Fairfax County policies. Applicants should have work experience in building construction or design with specific experience in the application of building code requirements. Verifies design compliance of buildings and structures for items such as, fire ratings, exit and egress performance, accessibility, assessment of basic structural issues, life safety and similar building code items using engineering principles, assessment and calculations. Meets with designers, contractors, developer and homeowners to explain requirements of the code. All commercial and residential structures built in Fairfax County are reviewed and approved by BPR & I prior to issuance of permits and construction. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under the direction of the Engineer V, Building Plan Review and Inspection (BPR & I) Branch.

 

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.

 

Special
Requirements:

Certification by the state of Virginia as a Commercial Building Plans Examiner and either Residential Building Plans Examiner or Commercial Building Inspector. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

A strong technical knowledge of building codes and construction techniques, and the ability to perform structural calculations.

 

Note:

This position may be underfilled by a less experienced person at the Engineer II level (Grade S24, $54,552 to $72,736). Minimum qualifications for an Engineer II are: Any combination of education, 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 progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

At the Engineer II level, the incumbent has 12 months to obtain one of the following certifications issued by DHCD: Residential or Commercial Building Plans Examiner. Appointed incumbent will be non-competitively placed at the Engineer III level (Grade S27, $62,816 to $83,755) upon successfully satisfying the terms of the Underfill Agreement.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

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.

 

Closing Date:

6/14/2013

 

Date Posted:

6/1/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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