Engineer I

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 11/29/2022

Job Title

Engineer I


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

County of Henrico Department of Public Utilities

About Us

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots. Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas. Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government. Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies. Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers. Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General Statement of Duties

Closing Date: This position closes Monday, December 12, 2022.

Performs entry-level professional engineering work in the field and in the office for the Department of Public Utilities; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

Knowledge of engineering principles and practices as it relates to the assigned position and department; ability to prepare and review plans, estimates and specifications; knowledge of common methods and practices used in engineering, inspection and construction of County infrastructure projects; ability to make engineering calculations; knowledge of environmental impacts; ability to maintain effective working relationships; ability to present ideas and recommendations clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities; good professional engineering judgment with ability to make sound decisions; critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve; good organizational skills; basic supervisory skills including the ability to effectively manage workloads and projects and to foster and maintain high morale and engagement; ability to work on own initiative without close supervision or guidance; ability to accurately and consistently interpret and apply complex regulations and policies; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities; ability to research, collect and maintain data, consider and weigh a variety of factors in making sound decisions or recommendations; basic financial skills sufficient to manage assigned projects within approved budget; physical condition that permits activities including but not limited to perform assigned duties and access diverse environmental locations countywide; personal accountability including teamwork, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with a diverse community of internal and external stakeholders, customers and colleagues; good knowledge of personal computers and /or automated systems having the ability to enter, maintain, retrieve and analyze data; excellent customer service skills, tact and courtesy; may require a flexible work schedule based on assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a four (4) year degree in a relevant recognized field of engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program (previous relevant professional experience in engineering preferred); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

May require possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

May require annual audio test or other job-related physical testing as required by assigned position or department.

How To Apply

Closing Date: This position closes Monday, December 12, 2022.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection. Please access our job site portal through or register (new applicants) or login (returning applicants) to this site from the home page.

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Main Organization

General Government

General Government

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime

Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home


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