In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is accountable for inspecting water purification, sewage and industrial waste treatment plants and industrial and hazardous waste storage and handling facilities for conducting sanitary surveys; inspecting public and semipublic water supplies; inspecting watersheds; investigating potential and existing sources of pollution control of public waterways and groundwater.
Works under the general supervision of an environmental engineer or environmental analyst or an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a limited range
of related engineering duties;
Investigates for purpose
of pollution control public waterways, industrial plants, public and private
sewer systems, industrial waste treatment plants, sewage disposal plants,
hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities;
Conducts field surveys
and studies of topography, soil filtration, installation and operation of
Collects samples and
takes flow measurements;
sketches, plans and diagrams of factors affecting pollution problems;
chemical analyses of wastes;
Confers with industrial
and municipal officials concerning pollution problems;
Assists with surveys and
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
and methods of sewage and industrial waste treatment and water pollution
principles and practices
of water resources, solid and hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal;
principles and practices
of other phases of environmental engineering dealing with water supply, water
treatment, waste disposal, etc.;
oral and written
engineering investigations and studies relating to pollution and pollution
prepare and review plans
and sketches of industrial waste and sewage treatment facilities;
conduct and interpret
chemical, bacteriological and microscopic analyses of water and wastes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in environmental engineering involving groundwater, the design, construction or operation of water, sewage, industrial, solid or hazardous waste treatment plants and equipment, the inspection and regulation of water supplies or the investigation of environmental and waterway pollution problems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in civil, chemical or environmental engineering may be substituted for the General Experience.
Successful completion of a Connecticut Careers Trainee
program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be
substituted for the General Experience.
Successful completion of an Engineer Trainee program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from on-site environments and to a moderate degree of discomfort from year-round weather conditions.
The classification of Environmental Engineer 1 is assigned to Salary Group LS 19a.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group LS 20.
The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan IE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job
class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics
and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be
all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Environmental Engineer 1 (Environmental Protection) (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group IE 19 approved effective March 8, 2023. (Revised to modify the Minimum Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed section and modify content) Final No. 23-053