Engineering Technician II

$45,159.71 - $75,266.05 yr
Apr 09, 2018
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time

Reviews permit applications and site-related plans and documentation for addressing and ownership requirements, bond status, resource-protection restrictions, and soil conditions. Reviews property plats and grading plans to ensure submitted documentation meets all the applicable codes such as the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance. 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, review, 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. Under the supervision of the Chief of the Site Application Center.

Position may be underfilled as an Engineering Technician I; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

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 three years of paraprofessional engineering support work as defined by the area to which assigned.

This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Engineering Technician I (Grade S-16, $39,325 - $65,542). The employment standards for the Engineering Technician I are: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus one year of paraprofessional engineering support work, as defined by the area to which assigned. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Engineering Technician I. Upon completion of an underfill agreement (which will require that the employee meet the employment standards stated above in addition to obtaining competencies defined by the hiring agency) the employee will be elevated to the level of Engineering Technician II.

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.


  • Prior land development experience.
  • Familiarity with land development systems (FIDO, PAWS, Si2K and/or equivalent).
  • Ability to read site-related construction plans.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, customer-centric environment.
  • Ability to make critical decisions and prioritize workload individually and within a team.
Ability to lift heavy items/plans up to 50 pounds with assistance; to move plans between floors and walk plans to engineers; ability to bend, crouch, stoop, and twist upper body to maneuver in work station; and the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties can be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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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