Development Review Engineer

Alexandria, VA
$72,528.30 - $119,218.09 Annually
Apr 13, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Development Review Engineer (Civil Engineer III)

An Overview
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) is seeking a Development Review Engineer for Development Services Division who is highly motivated, creative, and responsible with strong public communication skills. The engineer will perform site plan and development review while assessing impacts to the right-of-way, stormwater quantity calculations, street lights, and other improvements. This position will be responsible for review of complex development proposals and capital improvement projects to ensure that streets and utilities are designed to meet all applicable design standards, codes and regulations, and develop conditions for approval. Coordination with internal and external stakeholders is a key component of this positions, as is representing T&ES with the Planning Commission, City Council, and the community.

The Opportunity
  • Reviews plans for compliance in the following areas: Sanitary and storm sewers, hydrology and hydraulics, stormwater management, managerial and structural best management practices, erosion and sediment control, water resources, water and wastewater, solid waste management, roads, transportation, and street and site lighting;
  • Works with staff and developers’ representatives on acceptable design alternatives and solutions, including negotiating with developers’ representatives for plan design changes;
  • Coordinates development projects internally with multiple departments and externally with local, state and federal agencies, private utilities, property owners, stakeholder groups and individual private citizens;
  • Attends Planning Commission and City Council meetings related to development projects;
  • Performs related work as required.
About the Department
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) strives to improve the overall quality of life within the City of Alexandria through the development of a superior infrastructure. In order to contribute to the physical, social and economic growth of the City of Alexandria, the T&ES employee team provides services of the highest quality in the areas of engineering, environmental quality, traffic control, transit, construction and inspection, surveying, street, sewer and fire hydrant maintenance, and resource and recovery collection.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

To qualify for this position all candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other related field and five (5) years of professional experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

To be considered as an ideal candidate, one should also possess a Virginia Professional Engineering license or be able to obtain it through reciprocity within 6 months of hire; and possessor obtain their Virginia DEQ Erosion and Sediment Plan Reviewer Certification and Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer Certification within 1 year of hire.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to drug testing, criminal background.

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