Under close supervision of the Chief Design Engineer, performs entry level work in the design of public water supply facilities.
Performs entry-level work involving the design of public water supply facilities by:
Performing design and/or project management duties associated with various engineering projects such as water main design/relocation (including distribution and transmission), small structure design, easement/survey calculation and thrust block design.
Assisting with the preparation of construction documents including drawings and specifications, including the Water Main Installation and Service Contract.
Providing support in the review of contractor bids and shop drawings for compliance with policy and standards.
Assisting in the preparation and review of cost estimates.
Assisting in the coordination of the work of consultants on entry-level projects, including review of invoices and implementation of contracts.
Assisting in the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and board items.
Preparing permit applications for regulatory approvals.
Preparing and updating project tracking spreadsheets, databases and schedules.
Making periodic site visits to monitor construction progress.
Assisting in the preparation of the Capital Improvement Program budget for transmission, distribution and relocation water main projects.
Attending meetings, conferences and preparing reports.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering (Civil Engineering preferred). Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification preferred.
Knowledge of the principles of physics and mathematics used in civil engineering and of their applications to engineering problems.
Knowledge of civil engineering drafting methods, principles and practices, and ability to perform related tasks.
General knowledge of topographic and construction surveying, stress analysis, mechanics and properties of materials.
General knowledge of engineering economics.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, consultants, external clients (representatives from outside agencies, utility companies, etc.) and others.
Ability to communicate and interact with customers and the public.
Strong computer skills including experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Experience using ArcGIS, MicroStation and Microsoft Project is preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment.
Chartered in 1957 by the Virginia State Corporation Commission as a public, non-profit utility, Fairfax Water is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors composed of Fairfax County citizens and appointed by the elected Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Fairfax Water is Virginia's largest water utility and one of the 25 largest water utilities in the country, serving one out of every five ...Virginians who obtain their water from public utilities. Fairfax Water owns and operates the two largest water treatment facilities in Virginia with an average daily water production of 163 million gallons and combined maximum capacity of 376 million gallons per day.
Fairfax Water has the lowest commodity rate in the Washington metropolitan region and is one of only a few water utilities in the country to receive an AAA rating from the top three financial rating services.
To learn more about Fairfax Water, visit www.fairfaxwater.org