Engineering Technician I

Fairfax, Virginia
$43,128.18 - $71,879.60 Annually
May 13, 2023
May 27, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs a variety of duties in support of the Stormwater Conveyance Branch of the Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division. Supports the operation of the storm conveyance system condition assessment survey program by conducting inspections, collecting field data, and reporting defects both from walking surveys and on a mobile platform (CCTV). Recommends maintenance and/or rehabilitation action for both the open and closed storm drainage conveyance systems. Conducts research and field inspections, evaluating system functionality per agency inspection procedures and program service levels. Reconciles inventory documents with actual field data for updating into GIS and agency databases. Interprets program policies and established service levels to identify corrective action, determine the scope of work, prepare work orders, follow maintenance criteria to repair or replace deficiencies in the storm conveyance systems. Estimates the quantity of work, necessary materials, manpower and equipment needed to perform tasks. Ensures land rights are in place for access and accomplishment of identified work. Draws sketches of work areas to accompany work orders. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; and one year of engineering technical support work experience or one year of post-secondary vocational trade school or completion of one year of an applied science associate's degree.

  • A valid driver's license.
  • VDOT Basic Work Zone Traffic Control Certification within 18 months of hire.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a pre-employment physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer.

Basic engineering knowledge and/or construction experiences such as plan reading, drafting, design and scientific knowledge as it relates to stormwater.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle to drive to/from job sites, off-site meetings, training and/or conferences. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to conduct field inspections. Ability to push, pull, stoop, walk, climb, bend, lift and carry objects weighing up to 110 lbs. with assistance and ability to walk/traverse rough, icy, broken terrain, go up and down steep hills, slopes and steps at a sustained rate. Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, emergency retrieval systems and atmospheric monitoring systems. 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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