General Site Reviewer (Engineer III)

Employer
Fairfax County Government
Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Closing date
Feb 23, 2023

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Specialty
Planning & Development
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

Job Details

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 Branch Chief, Site Development and Inspections Division (SDID), and the guidance of a senior staff member performing quality control, reviews and approves various site development plan submissions to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and policies. Identifies deficiencies in plan submission, provides review comments and participates in meetings with the lead engineer and stakeholders to resolve issues. Coordinates resolution of routine site development issues regarding proposed improvements to the roadway network, sanitary sewers, streetlights, and other design criteria. Reviews and makes recommendations to the lead engineer regarding Chesapeake Bay Ordinance exceptions and exemptions, subdivision waivers, site plan waivers and Public Facilities Manual (PFM) waivers. Researches special engineering studies, reports, summaries, and reviews. Comments on studies and prepares reports. Ensures expeditious process and quick resolution of project issues. Manages simultaneous review of multiple applications. Position requires incumbent to operate motor vehicle to drive to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. 

 

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.
 
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • A valid driver's license.
  • DEQ Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer 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 - Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Reviewer 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:
  • 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 may be subject to a 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.
  • This position is considered "essential personnel" and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).
  • Position requires incumbent to operate motor vehicle to drive to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences.  
  • 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:
  • Experience in the civil engineering field, including design, review, construction, and inspection.
  • Working knowledge of land development processes, regulations, and construction techniques used in site development particularly in Northern Virginia.
  • Experience in designing and/or reviewing/evaluating land development construction plans.
  • Experience in the local government regulatory environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with LDS and other regulatory agency staff, county officials, stakeholders, and applicants. 

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Dexterity needed to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to be mobile in order to visit inspection sites, to include traversing through rough and uneven terrain.  All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.    
     
    SELECTION PROCEDURE:
    Panel interview and may include a practical exercise.

    The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

    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.  

Company

Fairfax County is home to over a million culturally diverse residents within its 399 square miles. With the vast number of cultural, recreational and leisure activities available, Fairfax County is a great place to live...and work. There are over 10,000 merit employees in over 70 agencies that provide services to citizens.
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Telephone
703-324-3368
Location
12000 Govt Center Parkway Suite #170
Fairfax
VA
22035
US

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