Civil Engineer III
"Preserving the Past, while Innovating our Future!"
The City of Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Civil Engineering III position.
What we do and how we do it is driven by our 4 Guiding Principles:
- Aligning the work we do with our strategic plan
- Executing against our strategy and ensuring accountability for our results
- Promoting and encouraging a culture of leadership and ownership at all levels of the organization
- Promoting a culture of service excellence, creativity and entrepreneurship
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) is seeking a Civil Engineer III in the Sanitary Infrastructure Division to perform civil engineering work and manage projects related to the City's sanitary and combined sewer systems. The primary focus of this position will be evaluating the impact redevelopment projects will have on the sanitary sewer capacity and identification of system upgrades required in order to accommodate future growth. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring that all redevelopment projects are in compliance with the City's combined sewer system permit.
What you should bring
To aid the City in updating its Sanitary Sewer Master Plan, to assess future wastewater flows corresponding to forecasted growth, the ideal candidate should have knowledge and experience in reviewing flow monitoring data; analyzing sewer capacity; identifying sewer system constraints; and being able to identify and evaluate infrastructure improvements and upgrades within the collection system.
- Evaluate alternatives and prepare concept-level designs for sanitary sewer infrastructure projects;
- Review development plans and coordinate with Small Area Plan efforts to ensure adequate sanitary sewer capacity for future growth;
- Utilize the City's sanitary sewer collection system modeling for analysis of sewer capacity;
- Utilize GIS mapping for analysis and presentation purposes;
- Oversee consulting engineers' task orders and contracts related to City projects, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget;
- Prepare technical and non-technical correspondence, memoranda, and reports to a variety of stakeholders;
- Ensure that projects adhere to State and Federal regulations, especially related to the City's VPDES permit for its combined sewer system;
- Conduct surveys of other jurisdictions regarding their experience with various policies, products, construction materials and techniques;
- Represent the Department in meetings with other City departments and in meetings with citizens and citizen's associations relative to City projects;
- Conduct field investigations and perform related work as required
About The Department
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) strives to improve the overall quality of life within the City of Alexandria through the development of a superior infrastructure. In order to contribute to the physical, social and economic growth of the City of Alexandria, the T&ES employee team provides services of the highest quality in the areas of engineering, environmental quality, traffic control, transit, construction and inspection, surveying, street, sewer and fire hydrant maintenance, and resource and recovery collection.
Minimum & Additional Requirements
Graduation from an engineering school of recognized standing with a degree in civil engineering; and three (3) years of experience in the practice of professional civil engineering, some of which has been performed at the Civil Engineer II level; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant to sanitary and combined sewer systems.
Candidate must have Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification and at least three (3) years of experience related to sanitary sewer collection systems.
This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to drug testing, criminal background.