Engineering Technician I

Location
Burke, Virginia
Salary
$41,054.83 - $68,424.10 Annually
Posted
Dec 05, 2020
Closes
Dec 26, 2020
Ref
20-01923
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This position is located in the Miss Utility Group of the Projects and Assets Branch at the Wastewater Collection Division. Responsible for locating and marking wastewater utility lines in response to Miss Utility requests or tickets. Drives to excavation sites to locate and mark wastewater utility lines letting excavators know where to avoid digging or where to use caution while digging to avoid costly damages and service interruptions. Reviews, researches and updates assigned Miss Utility tickets ensuring tickets are properly coded and field notes have been entered. Assists other staff locating and marking wastewater utility lines when needed or required to ensure tickets are completed within 48 hours as required by the Miss Utility law. Maintains records and performs preventative maintenance on assigned vehicle. Must be available to work overtime as required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: This position is designated as emergency service personnel. As such, this position is subject to 24-hour on-call and may be required to report to work during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies, including after-hours and weekend work during emergency incidents to fulfill emergency service duties. You must make every reasonable effort to be accessible for communication. During unscheduled leave or administrative leave declarations by the County Executive, emergency service personnel are required to report for work.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to work independently; exercise sound judgment and initiative; and the ability to read and analyze drawings and maps. Customer service and/or public contact experience. Experience using personal computers. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Experience working in a field environment; and adverse weather conditions such as excessive heat and cold. Knowledge and/or experience in damage prevention laws, rules, procedures and practices.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to walk up to 2 miles a day in various terrains and lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, driving up to 100 miles a day, frequently exiting vehicle to raise manhole covers with appropriate assistance and view the direction of the wastewater utility line. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend in order to locate and mark wastewater utility lines. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures. Must be able to work in close proximity to excavation sites that may experience loud noises and unpleasant odors. Must be able to enter data into laptop and desktop computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include 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 status as a veteran 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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