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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
STAFF 2, ASSOCIATE ENGINEER - Underfill for Professional Engineer
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,958.40 to  $83,394.72  PAY GRADE: 37
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Environmental Protection Administration
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 06.228
Announcement Number: 38239
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/05/2019
Close Date: 09/23/2019
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Staff II, Associate Engineer position (underfill for a Professional Engineer) is located in the Bureau of Water Pollution Control within the Technical, Compliance, and Enforcement Branch located in the Division of Environmental Protection, Carson City. Applicants must have an ABET accredited BS engineering degree (or equivalent as defined by the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers). Applicants are expected to have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FEE) prepared by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. If the selected applicant has not yet passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam at the time of employment, the incumbent will be expected to take and pass the exam within the first year of employment. If the employee fails to pass the FEE exam within a year, they will be considered for release prior to the end of probation. The incumbent will be responsible for the administration of the technical services and compliance and enforcement of the Underground Injection Control (UIC) program. The purpose of the UIC Program is to prevent the degradation of underground sources of drinking water within the State due to underground injection practices. The types of UIC facilities that the incumbent may be involved with, include, but are not limited to, geothermal, oil-gas, site remediation, and aquifer storage and recovery. The incumbent will lead the inspections of UIC permits, conducting UIC compliance evaluations, review injection monitoring reports, review proposals for, and reports of, injection well mechanical integrity tests, and review plugging and abandonment plans for injection wells. Upon request, the incumbent will also review proposed draft UIC permits and injection well construction designs. Some interaction and coordination of UIC activities with the Nevada Division of Minerals (NDOM) may also be required in certain circumstances. Compliance evaluations include review of records and documentation as well as performing physical plant walk downs in various indoor and outdoor environments at facilities. Reports of findings and conclusions are required at the completion of each inspection.
Other duties will include inspecting and investigating compliance and enforcement violations related to UIC permits, providing summary reports on compliance and enforcement cases; conducting enforcement meetings, also conducting technical plan reviews and compliance inspections on UIC permits. The incumbent may possibly conduct inspections and completing inspection reports on other water pollution control permits, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System and state-only groundwater discharge permits. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in the agency. The State of Nevada offers an excellent benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual leave per year and 15 days of sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! The position is approximately 30% office work and 70% field work. Field work will include day travel to facilities in Northern Nevada and occasional overnight travel to facilities in in Rural and Southern Nevada. Overnight (typically Tuesday - Thursday) travel is approximately 30%. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or closely related engineering field and two years of professional engineering experience; OR Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern, and two years of professional engineering experience in civil engineering or closely related engineering field; OR two years of experience as a Staff I, Associate Engineer or Supervisor I, Associate Engineer in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Employees in this class who are not registered professional engineers may not represent themselves as such to other persons or entities.
Special Requirements
    Willingness to travel to remote locations throughout the State, often with overnight stays.
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Applicants MUST have an ABET accredited BS engineering degree (or equivalent as defined by the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers) OR have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FEE) prepared by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.
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 professional experience in geology or hydrogeology? Please describe.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
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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