Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is seeking two experienced Engineers to work within their Engineering Bureau. The Bureau provides full-scale, in-house surveying, design, and construction management services for public works capital improvement projects. Both positions will be responsible for completing in-house design from concept planning to final design and working with consultants who perform design for projects.
One Design Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of a variety of projects including transportation, stormwater, sanitary sewer, water main, and other infrastructure projects.
The other Engineer is a Transportation Design Engineer and will be responsible for multimodal transportation and associated stormwater drainage projects. These projects are complex with competing interests in a constrained urban environment, and range from $100,000 to $5 million in overall costs.
Specific duties for both include:
Participating in project scoping and preparing concept plans;
Independently developing designs using Autodesk Civil3D software and creating construction plans for all aspects of public works projects;
Developing construction specifications and special conditions documents;
Coordinating with County, State, and Federal regulatory agencies and obtaining stormwater and land use permits;
Determining property acquisition and easement needs and providing required or supporting information to surveyors and real estate specialists;
Preparing construction cost estimates and managing procurement and bidding of projects;
Providing technical support during construction and responding to Requests for Information;
Reviewing the work of outside consultants who provide design services on selected projects;
Using various modeling software in the design and analysis of civil engineering systems and components; and
Presenting projects for in-house review or to citizen's groups.
Minimum(Senior Engineer Level): A Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus significant experience in the design of public works capital improvement projects using Autodesk Civil3D or similar CAD software in the areas of site planning, street design, storm water management, sanitary sewer design, water distribution or related areas.
Minimum(Project Engineer Level): A Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus some experience in the design of public works capital improvement projects under the supervision of a Professional Engineer using Autodesk Civil3D or similar CAD software in the areas of site planning, street design, storm water management, sanitary sewer design, water distribution or related areas.
Minimum (Junior Engineer Level): A Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus experience using Autodesk Civil3D or similar CAD software.
Substitution: Experience may not be substituted for the Engineering Degree requirement.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia;
Designing urban street rehabilitation projects;
Preparing construction contract documents;
Conducting presentations to stakeholders including citizens and government officials; and/or
Arlington is one of 39 counties in the United States to be awarded a triple AAA bond rating. These ratings were confirmed in April 2016, with the rating agencies citing the County's conservative financial management, sizable and affluent tax base, controlled expenditure growth and moderate debt burden. The County Government consists of 13 departments and 5 elected constitutional offices led by e...lected officials providing a full array of urban services, with over 3500 employees. In addition, there is a close working relationship with Arlington's schools system which is funded through the County Board.
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