APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 44
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.
Professional Engineer Managers plan, coordinate and oversee projects, programs and consultant contracts/agreements and perform licensed professional engineering functions.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
Under the general administrative direction of the Deputy Administrator, this position manages and maintains the Engineering Section of the Division of Water Resources. This position manages the Nevada Dam Safety Program, is responsible for the maintenance and operation of South Fork Dam, scheduling of dam inspections and providing dam safety expertise to the Division of Water Resources with statewide responsibility. Directs and manages staff to include review of all work in preparation of presentations and assigns projects. This position will review dam plans and specifications for the State Engineer's approval and is responsible for the review of as-built plans for previously approved and constructed dams statewide. Oversees the Floodplain Management, Water Planning and Enforcement and Compliance Sections and proof of completion of work review and approval. Responsible for the review and commenting on Clearinghouse and State Lands projects, such as, Environmental Assessment and Impact Statements that may affect the Division. Establish and coordinate policies and procedures used by employees of the division in accordance with rules, regulations, statutes and recognized professional standards. Research and prepare rulings and reports. Review water permit terms for the State Engineer's signature. This position oversees the basin assessment funding mechanism for the Division. This position also oversees the maintenance of the Truckee River and the Channel Clearance statutes and represents the Division on Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA) issues. Provide expertise on matters relating to or affecting water rights. Represent the division in various hearings, meetings, mediation processes and conferences.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Current licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and three years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience in a supervisory or responsible project charge capacity; OR one year of experience as a Manager I, Professional Engineer in Nevada State service; OR three years of experience as a Supervisor, Professional Engineer in Nevada State service OR licensure and an equivalent combination of education and experience.
An incumbent who 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 continuing employment.
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of employment 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) Do you have a working knowledge of Nevada Water Law; or working knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program; or working knowledge of hydrology, geology and geotechnical principles and practices?
2) Do you have education or training and some knowledge of infrastructure inspection techniques?
3) Do you have the ability to prepare, interpret and utilize civil engineering plans, maps, specifications and reports?