Recruitment #22-119-3474

Job Description

The Natural Resources Division of the Department of Building and Development is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Engineering Technician. This position: Implements field quality control, code enforcement, and engineering plan review functions to support the County's erosion and sediment control program; Implements the required field inspections and record audits pertaining to the permitting issued in line with the Virginia Stormwater Management Program; Requires the ability to conduct detailed erosion and sediment control plan review for grading permits as submitted with construction plans and profiles as well as site plans to ensure compliance with the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Laws, local ordinances/regulations and best engineering practices; Performs inspections of all assigned active construction sites in accordance with State laws and local ordinances. These are field positions that work directly with developers and contractors. This position requires the ability to communicate ideas, concisely, and effectively as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. The Engineering Technician must also respond to citizen complaints and inquiries from the County Board of Supervisors promptly, as these occur during the year.

Job Requirements

Associate degree; two (2) years of related work experience preferably related to stormwater, management, engineering, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Thorough knowledge of County and State erosion and sediment control and stormwater laws and ordinances; general knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques of civil engineering; ability to use automated systems and equipment is preferred.
Hiring Range: $49,799.99- $67,229.99

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Special Requirements

Must have or obtain Certification as Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector within six (6) months of hire, Virginia Stormwater Management Program Inspector within one (1) year of hire after completing necessary coursework, and Erosion and Sediment Control Plans Reviewer through the Commonwealth of Virginia within two (2) years of hire. 

Applicants must be able to inspect active construction projects, often requiring significant walking or crawling through tight spaces, and climbing into manhole structures, sometimes in wet or adverse weather conditions.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

This position requires a valid driver's license, driving record, and criminal background check.

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