Arlington County has an opportunity for an experienced civil engineer to join a nationally recognized organization with a portfolio consisting of urban infrastructure capital improvement projects including multi modal transportation, storm water, green infrastructure, sanitary sewer, water main, and other public works projects. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced engineer to contribute to a team of engineers from concept plan development through final engineering design and construction support on complex projects ranging in cost from $100,000 to over $5 million.
The Quality Control and Standards Engineer is responsible for reviewing all plans and bid documents completed by Bureau engineers to ensure compliance with Design and Construction Standards and Specifications, Construction Plan Standards, and Cost Estimating Standards, and general best practices. The employee will be responsible for the review of a large number of plan sets and will quickly assess compliance with design standards and best practices with reviews that must be thorough, comprehensive, and completed with great attention to detail. The employee is also responsible for coordinating with other bureaus to maintain and update design and construction standards and specifications. Projects must be completed in a built-out urban environment.
This position is located in the Engineering Bureau of the Department of Environmental Services which consists of approximately 75 employees who provide full-scale surveying, design, and construction management services for public works capital projects. In addition to the full range of skills which are provided in-house, the Bureau utilizes contractors and consultants to enhance the capacity of projects.
The successful candidate will have experience working with current design standards and best practices for a wide range of public works urban infrastructure projects in a construction plan production environment; the ability to effectively prioritize review elements under short timelines and tight deadlines; and exceptional collaboration and communication skills.
Minimum: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, progressively responsible experience in the design or review of public works capital improvement projects, and PE Licensure in Virginia, or a state with reciprocity.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with the following training or experience:
Graduate degree in Civil Engineering;
Understanding of typical design practices and methodologies, including drawing/plan set contents and format;
Experience identifying complex design or construction conflicts and evaluating plans for suitability to be contracted for construction; and/or
Expert knowledge of professional guidelines and standards.
Additional Salary Information: This position is part of a broadband, competency based pay program for Engineering Supervisors with a salary range of $ 68,016.00 - $ 117,104.00 annually. Individuals hired to positions in this pay program will be appointed at a salary based on their experience and training and the nature of the work assigned.
The County Arlington, Virginia, is an attractive, well-planned community in which to live, visit or conduct business. Arlington has a unique blend of excellent location, desirable living standard, and effective, pro-active government. An urban County of about 26 square miles located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington is best known to visitors as the home of the Pentagon and ...Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington has won recognition as an innovative, progressive and dynamic organization that is well-known for its community-driven processes with significant and meaningful opportunity for public participation. Arlington has received national recognition for its forward-thinking policies and practices. Since the 1930s our community has viewed itself as a learning organization, one that strives to constantly improve for the benefit of all its residents. That culture is infused throughout our workforce and community.