Engineering Technician Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$47,617.02 - $79,361.57 Annually
Jan 22, 2022
Feb 05, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Operates vehicles and medium/light equipment in a variety of maintenance activities related to road sign instillation which include pickup trucks, crew trucks, service truck, bucket truck, snow plow, pneumatic tools, etc. Conducts inspections within the Fairfax County Road sign program. Engages in manual labor as necessary. Maintains compliance with the approved performance standards for this position. Answers citizen inquiries regarding sign issues. Develops, fabricates, and install signs in the right-of-way within Fairfax County.

Note: This position is considered Emergency Services Personnel which requires the incumbent to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

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, driving record check, and a pre-employment physical examination 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.

Experience working within the VDOT right-of-way with heavy traffic patterns. Experience with reading maps Experience with providing and understanding specific and precise instructions to and from utility companies for correct placement of Highway signs. Experience with understanding and interpreting the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control devices.

Hard hat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, personal fall arrest harness. Candidate must be physically and mentally capable of performing confined space entry operations via 21" manholes with vertical descent using integral or portable ladders further requiring use of all applicable protective equipment and documentation. Ability to pass pre-employment physicals. With or without reasonable accommodation performs duties to include pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes (with assistance, includes removal and replacement of manhole covers weighing up to 90 pounds. Candidate must be physically and mentally capable of working within the VDOT right-of-way with heavy traffic patterns, ability to read maps, ability to provide and understand specific and precise instructions to and from utility companies for correct placement of Highway signs candidate must have the ability to interpret and understand the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control devices. 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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