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Senior Engineer (Transportation) - Falls Church, VA (ID: 293351)

Title Senior Engineer (Transportation)
Type Engineering
Date Posted January 8, 2018
City / Organization Falls Church, VA
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Description

The City of Falls Church Department of Public Works, has an immediate vacancy for a full-time Senior Engineer. The duties of this position will have a heavy emphasis on transportation related tasks dealing with traffic signals, streetlights, paving, signage, and pavement marking. Responsibilities include designing, reviewing, inspecting, and monitoring public construction projects, which includes projects involving streets, sewer lines, storm drains, and other aspect of the City’s infrastructure. Responsibilities also include reviewing residential grading plans and commercial site plans. Activities include writing engineering comments, writing technical specifications and contract documents, preparing field reports, issuing violation notices, participating in meetings, filing and record-keeping, and communicating with contractors/builders/citizens to ensure compliance with standards, specifications, and approved plans. The individual selected for this position will work closely with staff within the Department of Public Works as well as other departments. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to work in field conditions and to communicate well – both orally and in writing – are essential functions of this position.
Qualifications:
•Degree in civil engineering or related field and registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia
•At least 5 years’ experience in a responsible position in the transportation engineering field
•Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, of municipal public works and public utilities administration, planning and design
•Demonstrated ability to review and analyze plans and specifications for construction of public facilities, formulate comprehensive operational policies and procedures, and prepare technical reports
•Ability to write clearly and concisely
•Traffic and transportation planning/engineering experience
•Project management experience and/or training
•Training and/or experience in low impact development and environmental best practices
•Experience required in plan review, particularly as it relates to site/grade plan review, erosion and sedimentation controls, and storm water management best practices
Responsibilities:
•Review public and private plans and ensure compliance with local, state and federal guidelines and regulations including but not limited to USEPA; USACE; FHWA; VDOT; VADEQ; VADCR
•Reviews development plans and studies in


Job Post Expiration Date   February 19, 2018

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