APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 40
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Licensed Professional Engineers provide professional services involving the application of engineering principles and data, or activities in connection with public or private utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment or projects impacting the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health or property.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is primarily focused on Dam Safety, although other water rights duties may be involved. The three main functions of this position include the routine inspection of existing dams across Nevada, the operations and maintenance of South Fork Dam in Elko, NV, and the permitting for new dams. The inspection of existing dams requires field work, as well as large amounts of data management and tracking skills. The permitting of new dams requires an in-depth knowledge of a broad range of civil engineering disciplines as well as complex construction techniques.
As a senior level engineer, this position is also responsible for reviewing work of junior staff members that may be assisting you perform the tasks briefly described above.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Current Licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.)
A person that is a licensed Professional Engineer in another state must become licensed as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months of appointment as a condition of employment.
The practice of engineering does not include land surveying or the work ordinarily performed by persons who operate or maintain machinery or equipment.
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Explain your experience in the field of water resources.
2) Describe your experience performing field inspections and writing field investigations.
3) Describe your experience in construction management and documentation.
4) Describe your experience with database management.
5) Have you taken coursework related to hydrology? Please explain.