Engineering Technician Ii

Lorton, Virginia
$47,617.02 - $79,361.57 Annually
Oct 09, 2021
Oct 30, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides hands-on, technical support to monitor, operate and maintain environmental infrastructure at the I-95 and I-66 landfills, with an emphasis on leachate pumping infrastructure, landfill gas management systems and stormwater management facilities. Experience in construction, operation and maintenance of this infrastructure or ability to transfer mechanical aptitude is desirable. Ability to operate small construction equipment such as backhoe, skid steer, and forklift. Interprets maps and engineering plans. Gathers and analyzes monitoring data, and evaluates equipment performance to inform operation, maintenance and repairs. Identifies requirements and specifications necessary to repair and replace equipment and infrastructure. Maintains files and records to support environmental compliance requirements. Makes simple computations to determine type and quantities of construction materials and equipment. Researches and evaluates new equipment for potential application at the landfill and maintains supplies. Design simple structures. Engages in safe working practices adheres to Solid Waste Management Program Engages in safe working practices and complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies.

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 engineering technical support work.

A valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Stormwater Inspector Certification. Five years of experience constructing, operating or maintaining landfill systems. Two years experience maintaining and monitoring gas wells. Ability to follow oral directions and written instruction. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office computer software.

This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift, and handle materials with manual dexterity. Visual acuity is required to read and operate electronic & field monitoring equipment. Employee may be required to lift up to 30 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a 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 military status 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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