|Date Opened||1/15/2021 09:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$72,816 - $99,879 Annually|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||1/31/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, DEEP, has an exciting job opportunity. We are seeking an Air Pollution Control Engineer 3; this opportunity is open only to current agency employees. The position is with the Bureau of Air Management, Planning and Standards Division, Data Management and Network Planning Group. This position will be responsible to lead the quality assurance laboratory, audit program, and quality assurance implementation and documentation efforts for Connecticut’s ambient air quality monitoring network under the direction of a supervisor or other senior staff. Quality assurance laboratory oversight duties will include, but not be limited to: procuring and maintaining the various calibration and audit standards, and certifying transfer standards based on primary standards, as required to meet the specified data quality objectives for Connecticut’s ambient air quality monitoring program. Quality assurance certification duties will consist of complex calibrations and verifications performed to manage the measurement uncertainty in comparison to defined metrological standards, such as those employed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Audit program duties will include overseeing audit program implementation and ensuring compliance with federal regulations and ambient air monitoring program audit plans and procedures.
This position provides a unique opportunity to join a team committed to improving air quality in Connecticut by ensuring data generated by the Connecticut ambient air quality monitoring network is scientifically valid for use in assessing compliance with national ambient air quality standards and achieving Connecticut’s other clean air goals. This position will also assist with developing analytics to support communication tools for air quality data users including the regulated community, academia, environmental advocates and the general public.
This position is full-time, 35 hours per week, Mon - Fri. and will be located at DEEP’s Windsor Lab.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).
Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once it is submitted. Applications that are untimely, incomplete or inaccurate will not be considered. Questions can be sent to Emily.Kennedy@ct.gov.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening.
WORKING LEAD LEVEL: As assigned by a supervisor, may distribute, prioritize, oversee and review unit work; may provide staff training and assistance; may conduct or assist in conducting performance evaluations; may act as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staffs and other outside officials regarding unit policies and standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.
Reviews and analyzes complex engineering plans and specifications for establishment of new or modified stationary or mobile sources which may affect air quality; performs engineering studies of effectiveness of air pollution control equipment and instruments; develops recommendations and regulations; prepares reports on types, concentrations and dangers of source emissions; compiles data and prepares exhibits/presentations; prepares assessment of administrative and judicial remedies for resolving noncompliance; prepares penalties; plans installation, operation, calibration, maintenance and repair of air sampling, meteorological and related telemetry and data processing equipment; sites air sampling and meteorological instruments; develops, maintains, applies and modifies air pollution program related computer models; performs source testing; reviews and analyzes source testing plans and data; designs, develops, implements and maintains the computerized environmental information system; may plan and oversee continuous emission monitoring or quality assurance program for air pollution and related instruments and data; may testify in hearings and court cases; may represent unit at meetings and conferences; may perform on site inspections of highly complex sources of air pollution to determine nature/magnitude of emissions and status of compliance; may investigate complaints from public about air pollution matters; may review modeling results; performs related duties as required.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.