Engineering Technician Iii - Site Code Supertech

Fairfax, Virginia
$54,761.62 - $91,269.57 Annually
May 07, 2022
May 21, 2022
Full Time
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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.

Under the supervision of the Customer and Technical Support Center Site Code Supertech Supervisor, reviews permit applications and site-related plans and documentation for addressing and ownership requirements, bond status, resource protection restrictions, and soil conditions. Reviews plans to ensure submitted documentation meets all the applicable codes such as the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, stormwater ordinance, and sediment and erosion control regulations. Upon submission of site-related plans and waivers, identifies minimum requirements, reviews for completeness, ascertains scope of work, and determines acceptance in accordance with applicable codes/ordinances. Calculates and determines conservation deposit and pro-rata share amounts and collects fees. Processes plans to and from appropriate review agencies. Assists in the acceptance, reviews, and processing of plans submitted and maintenance agreements under the Virginia Stormwater Management Program. Ensures submitted stormwater management plans meet the minimum criteria and the related BMPs are acceptable to the county and state. Processes and verifies data entry and coverage for the Virginia Stormwater Management Program permit per county and state requirements. Communicates with customers and county staff regarding stormwater program related submissions and requirements, maintenance agreements, land disturbance activity and associated fees. Complies with county, agency, and job specific training, including but limited to Emergency Management and Safety related courses. Complies with LDS’s safety program and guidelines.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus, four years of engineering technical support work.
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DEQ Dual Program Administrator 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.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background 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.

  • Working knowledge of Fairfax County land development process.
  • Experience in reading, interpreting, and appropriately applying land development codes and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Plans and Waivers System (PAWS).
  • Working knowledge of ePlans (ProjectDox)
  • Experience working on a paraprofessional staff in a fast-paced, customer service-oriented environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Requires the ability to lift heavy items/plans up to 50 pounds; to retrieve and file documents; to crouch, bend, stoop, and twist upper body to maneuver in work station; and the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include 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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