Senior Engineering Inspector

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$51,805.31 - $86,341.63 Annually
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
21-00802
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of almost 1.2 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protect the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 30,000 building and site plan submissions, issuing nearly 70,000 building permits, and conducting over 220,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

Under the supervision of the assigned Supervising Engineering Inspector, Site Development and Inspections Division (SDID), Land Development Services (LDS) inspects site construction and associated public improvements to ensure conformance with county standards and land development regulations. Issues written notice of violations of County Codes that pertain to land disturbing activity, Erosion and Sediment (E&S) controls and lawn and grass areas. Provides legal testimony in court regarding land disturbing activities and development projects in the county. Serves as the LDS representative on construction sites. Communicates development regulations to contractors, developers, engineers, other governmental agencies and citizens.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from high school or GED; and three years of construction experience, preferably in the inspection field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction and site-related plans.
  • Ability to work with limited direction to address identified goals and objectives.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task.
  • Computer experience using basic Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience in records management and electronic records.
  • Experience in land development or construction.
  • VDOT certification.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license
  • DEQ Erosion & Sediment Control Project Inspector certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.
  • DEQ Stormwater Management Inspector certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driver's license check, and pre-employment medical evaluation to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with assistance. Ability to walk/traverse rough, icy, broken terrain, and go up and down steep hills and slopes. Ability
to work in extreme temperatures. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; 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.