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Engineer Intern I

Recruitment #180604-S10A-I04

Introduction

Located in the Land Protection Division, Site Cleanup Assistance Section in the Oklahoma City office.

**Please Note: May be filled as a Level I, II, III or IV. Applicants must apply to each level for which they qualify.**

Major Job Duties:
1. Review technical reports, proposals, and remedial designs submitted by consultants and submit written responses.  Be familiar with relevant rules, regulations, and guidance documents.
2. Work as the project manager on various remedial action projects within the Tar Creek Superfund Site.
3. Work with local communities, elected officials, and other state and federal agencies to meet program goals.
4. Perform engineering inspections during construction phase of cleanup and perform engineering review of design and construction documents; Work in the field two or more days a week.
5. Provide technical assistance to DEQ customers.
6. Attend public meetings to answer questions and present information about the Tar Creek Superfund Site.
7. Work with the Site Remediation Section to investigate a variety of sites to determine the nature and extent of contamination in various media (soil, water, air, dust).   This includes collection of environmental samples, evaluation of sampling data and preparing written reports recommending future steps.
8. Prepare work plans, scopes of work, bid packages, evaluate bids, and perform all aspects of project management duties including administrative duties and providing oversight during all phases of investigation and remediation of contaminated sites. 
9. Prepare written reports, update files and update webpage. 

All interested applicants must submit their resume and transcript at the time of application.

An EEO Employer.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing engineering expertise, guidance and technical assistance to state agencies, consultants, and the public.  Incumbents accomplish this by performing engineering tasks and by reviewing and evaluating the work of consultants, contractors and facility operators, under the supervision of a professional engineer.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Engineer Intern job family has five levels that are distinguished based on the complexity of the engineering assignment and the level of expertise required by a specific position.

Level I:    
This is the Engineer-in-Training level where incumbents will initially perform a variety of routine engineering tasks in a training status under close supervision.  Incumbents will perform basic engineering tasks such as the review of less complex plans, performance of basic engineering calculations, the writing of permits, the performance of computer modeling, and the inspection of parts of an engineering project.

Level II:     
Incumbents in this level are engineering interns who perform technical engineering duties in support of a program or project.  This level is generally limited to providing advice and guidance as opposed to directing engineering activities.  The complexity of projects assigned, responsibility assumed and degree of supervision necessary will change as the individual advances through this level.

Level III:     
Incumbents in this level are experienced engineering interns who perform advanced technical engineering duties in support of a program or project.  This level provides advice and guidance as opposed to directing engineering activities.  The complexity of projects assigned, responsibility assumed and degree of supervision necessary will change as the individual advances through this level.

Level IV:     
This is the career level for experienced engineering interns who perform advanced technical engineering duties in support of a program or project.  This level provides advice and guidance as opposed to directing engineering activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in engineering from a college or university which is recognized by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, in accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology or a bachelor’s degree in construction management with (heavy) or civil option.

Level II:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as an Engineer Intern.
 
Level III:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as an Engineer Intern and one year experience in the practice of engineering subsequent to registration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting the completion of a master’s degree in engineering for the required one year of experience in the practice of engineering.

Level IV:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as an Engineer Intern and two years of experience in the practice of engineering subsequent to registration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting a master’s degree in engineering for one year of experience in the practice of engineering.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Persons with out-of-state registration as an Engineer Intern must transfer their registration with the State of Oklahoma through the Oklahoma State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors no later than six months from the date of appointment. Persons will not be granted permanent classified status without a valid Oklahoma registration as an Engineer Intern.

This position will involve performing on-site field work.  Overnight travel will also be required. Must be able to walk long distances, walk in difficult terrain, climb ladders or stairs, wear personal protective equipment including a respirator, and be able to carry up to 25 lbs. of equipment.

NOTES

All interested applicants must upload a copy of their resume and transcript to their application submission.


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