Engineer Iii - General Site Reviewer

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Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Posted
May 07, 2022
Closes
May 27, 2022
Ref
22-01386
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of almost 1.2 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protect the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 30,000 building and site plan submissions, issuing nearly 70,000 building permits, and conducting over 220,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

The Site Development and Inspections Division (SDID) of Land Development Services (LDS) seeks an experienced individual for review of site-related plans. Reviews and approves site development plans to ensure compliance with the county codes and ordinances. Site-related plans reviewed by the Engineer III include large mixed-use developments, subdivisions, public improvement (utility) plans, and single-family home grading plans. Ensures expeditious plan processing, quick resolution of project issues, and exceptional customer services. Plan review responsibilities include identifying regulation-based deficiencies in submissions, providing review comments, and participating in meetings with applicants and stakeholders to resolve compliance issues. Duties also include resolution of site development issues regarding proposed improvements to the roadway network, sanitary sewers, stormwater treatment and conveyance, site lighting, zoning compliance, and other regulated design criteria. The reviewer may make recommendations regarding Chesapeake Bay Ordinance exceptions and exemptions and Public Facilities Manual (PFM) waivers and modifications. The reviewer may research special engineering studies or reports, comment on studies and prepares reports, and serve on various collaborative staff work groups. Requires motor vehicle operation to drive to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. Works under the supervision of the Branch Chief and the guidance of senior staff.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • A valid driver's license
  • DEQ Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.
  • DEQ - Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Reviewer certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.


NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Working knowledge of land development processes, regulations and construction techniques used in site development particularly in Northern Virginia. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines. Clear and concise oral and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with LDS staff, other regulatory agency staff, county officials, stakeholders and applicants.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate key-board driven equipment. Ability to be mobile in order to visit inspection sites, to include traversing through rough and uneven terrain. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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