Engineer VI

Surface Water Quality Assessment Engineer

Recruitment #042519-MFBC06-400300

Introduction

 

 

The Division protects and maintains the State’s shoreline and navigable waterways. It regulates changes to coastal and urban lands, and develops and implements innovative watershed assessment, monitoring and implementation activities. It promotes wise land use, water quality and water management practices, and works closely with Delaware’s Conservation Districts to manage stormwater and assist farmers.

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Summary Statement

This position will serve as a Scientific expert and is responsible for creative and innovative applications of advanced scientific, engineering, and mathematical methods for assigned multi-disciplinary programs and projects.  The individual will be a leader in the area of fate, transport and effects of contaminants in the aquatic environment.  The person in this position originates, tests, and disseminates new assessment techniques regarded as major advances in the field.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirements will not be qualified.
  1. Six months of experience in fate and transport modeling of contaminants in an aquatic environment.
  2. Experience using GPS/GIS software.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Drafts, develops and modifies engineering designs, plans and specifications.
     
  • Reviews permit applications, blueprints and/or designs prepared by others to ensure compliance with specifications and regulations.
     
  • Applies the principles and theories of science and mathematics to research and develop solutions to technical problems.
     
  • Plans and conducts field studies, surveys, research and development projects, inspections and/or investigations to collect data and ensure conformance to state/federal laws and regulations.
     
  • Tests or evaluates materials, equipment, systems and facilities.
     
  • Plans and coordinates engineering projects.
     
  • Reviews, analyzes and reports on the status of projects and/or regulatory conformance.
     
  • Develops cost estimates for project time and materials.
     
  • Provides technical guidance and training to technical staff.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Engineer VI
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. Possession of a valid Delaware Professional Engineering License OR Possession of a valid Professional Engineering license issued by a proper authority of a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a province or territory of Canada.
  2. Regionally or nationally recognized as a specialist in a specialty or scientific prominence/recognition such as publications in scientific and trade journals.
  3. At least five years experience Environmental Engineering.
  4. Three years experience in engineering project management which includes planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, controlling, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the status of engineering projects.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

As a condition of hire, if you do not possess a Delaware PE License, the applicant must agree as a requirement of employment to possess a Delaware PE License within 180 days of employment. 

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.