Engineering Technician Iii (non-merit)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$26.07 - $43.45 Hourly
Posted
Feb 20, 2021
Closes
Mar 13, 2021
Ref
21-00316
Hours
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 1.1 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.

NOTE: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

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; plus, four years of engineering technical support work.

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 and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in the engineering design to provide lighting of roadways (streetlights), pedestrian walkways and parking facilities. Experience in the use of ArcGIS.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to work at computer with visual acuity for extended periods is required. Ability to drive a motor vehicle. Occasional field survey will be necessary. Must be able to walk over rough terrain, lift and carry 50lbs., work in variable climate, and stand for prolonged periods. 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.

TO APPLY: Please email your resume to Leo.Ratchford@fairfaxcounty.gov .

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