Engineering Technician Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$56,957.47 - $94,929.54 Annually
Sep 10, 2022
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as part of the Streetlights and Developer Default. Under the supervision of the Streetlights and Developer Default Branch Chief, performs engineering technical support work for a variety of projects in relation to the design, review and construction process of the developer program and streetlight program activities. Including serving as a point of contact for daily coordination with Land Development Services (LDS), developers, and electric utility companies on the installation of streetlights. Applies engineering principles to support the engineering team with the overall administration of development projects, cost estimates and design sketches. Provides technical support needed to maintain and update the GIS streetlight inventory in ArcGIS. Maintains and updates streetlight computer information to track encumbrances, expenditures, payments and to provide current project status. Prepares correspondence with Land Development Services (LDS), developers, and electric utility companies for developer program and citizen streetlight program activities. Participates in field work as necessary to coordinate development streetlight projects with utility companies and to verify plan information. Maintains and updates a computer project tracking system for all developer and citizen petition streetlight program activities. Provides assistance to costumers and advises applicants of the submission requirements, required documentation, payment process and required approvals for their specific project. Must be able to interpret data logically in order to identify solutions, sequences, chronological succession, errors and assist with problem solutions. Candidates must have excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Learn more about UDCD.

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.

A valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, and 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.

  1. 2 years of experience in the interpretation of construction documents and engineering designs.
  2. 2 years of experience in the review and interpretation of technical documents such as maps, site plans or schematics to plan work
  3. Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and TEAMS.
  4. Research skills and the ability to select, utilize and maintain tools and technology, including new technology to facilitate work or a process.
  5. 2 years of experience in the use of ArcGIS and AutoCad.
  6. Ability to work as part of a team in a collaborative environment.

Ability to work at computer with visual acuity for extended periods is required. Occasional field survey will be necessary. Ability to assist in field investigations at site development projects. Ability to produce organized and legible handwritten, typed/computer generated documents including the use of graphics. Must be able to proofread documents for accuracy. Ability to access and file documents and lift approximately 15-20 lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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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