Engineering Technician Iii (non-merit)

Fairfax, Virginia
$26.07 - $43.45 Hourly
Nov 09, 2019
Nov 19, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county's 1.2 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee's skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources. The Fairfax County Streetlight Engineering Team of DPWES is seeking an individual to meet the description below. As a member of the streetlight engineering team, provides streetlight review of development plans, administration, coordination, and implementation of the Capital Facilities portion of the Fairfax County Streetlight Program to include: serving as a point of contact for daily coordination with Land Development Services (LDS), developers, and electric utility companies on the installation of streetlights. Participates in the reviews and preparation of streetlight designs to ensure most cost-effective layout is provided with Board approved criteria, Fairfax County Public Facilities Manual (PFM) regulations, and standards and engineering practices. Utilizes the Streetlights GIS layer using ArcGIS to edit and view data. Maintains and updates streetlight computer information to track encumbrances, expenditures, payments and to provide current project status. Prepares correspondence, addresses citizen issues and concerns. Conducts field work as necessary to coordinate development streetlight projects with utility companies and to verify plan information. Assists the Senior Engineer on other administration duties and performs other duties as assigned.
To be considered, please submit your application to:

  • Presentations to various audiences including community outreach meetings
  • Experience in the engineering design to provide lighting of roadways (streetlights), pedestrian walkways and parking facilities.
  • Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Experience in the use of ArcGIS.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
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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