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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,092.64 to  $90,180.72  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Environmental Protection Administration
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 06.226
Announcement Number: 33508
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/09/2018
Close Date: 03/09/2018
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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 Professional Engineer (P.E.) position is being recruited for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP), Bureau of Corrective Actions Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Branch in Carson City, NV. The P.E. will serve as technical support and project management support for remedial investigations, feasibility studies, remedial designs and remedial actions at one or more legacy (pre-mining law) mining sites in Nevada. The P.E. in this position is expected to support large scale, complex environmental assessment and remediation activities at AML sites as needed, from a technical support and compliance perspective. The P.E. should be familiar with closure requirements for heap leach pads and ponds, groundwater assessment and remediation systems, and State regulatory requirements for soil and groundwater assessment and cleanup. This position also relies on a strong understanding of general, specific and practical engineering concepts, familiarity with Nevada's closure methods and practices for historic mining facilities, mining features and waste. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate and provide examples of previous work that included review and approval of engineering design plans. The AML Branch Supervisor will rely on the P.E.'s expertise for remedial system design and implementation decisions. The P.E. is expected to work in a team environment with other staff. The P.E. will also be required to interface with stakeholders, the regulated community, other agencies, private property owners, mining claimants, and NDEP management to ensure timely and effective planning and implementation of remedial actions and long-term monitoring activities.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Current Licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.)
Special Notes
    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.
Special Requirements
    Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
    Nevada mining reclamation or closure engineering design review experience.
The Examination
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) Do you have experience in evaluating human health risk and ecological risk screening, assessments and scoring?
2) Do you have experience with running or evaluating groundwater models, and performing numerical modeling or technical reviews of modeling reports?
3) Are you familiar with and understand Nevada Administrative Code regulations pertaining to water pollution control, mining facilities, and corrective action cleanup requirements?
4) Are you able to travel, primarily locally (1-2 hours distant) 2-3 days per week, as requested/needed?
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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