Engineer

Recruitment #220525-S10D-07

Introduction

This position is located in the Water Quality Division - Industrial & Stormwater Field Inspection and Enforcement Section in Oklahoma City, OK.

This position is for a Engineer I-IV in the Industrial and Stormwater Field Inspection & Enforcement Section of the Water Quality Division, DEQ.  The responsibilities of this position include: working assigned referrals and complaints to completion, preparing and completing enforcement actions resulting from violations of industrial wastewater and stormwater systems, providing technical assistance, performing inspections of industrial wastewater and stormwater systems including conducting assigned Compliance Evaluation Inspections (CEIs) and Compliance Sampling Inspections (CSIs), participating in training and outreach efforts as presenter and/or resource person or participant, performing technical analyses/engineering report reviews, and completing other technical duties as needed.  This position reports to the Engineering Manager of the Industrial and Stormwater Field Inspection & Enforcement Section of the Water Quality Division and performs Job Tasks under supervision ranging from direct to limited, depending on experience and demonstrated performance.

Major Job Duties:
*Investigate and close/resolve complaints involving industrial wastewater and stormwater systems in assigned district according to DEQ procedures.
*Prepare formal and/or informal enforcement actions resulting from significant violations at industrial wastewater and stormwater systems in assigned district.  Track the progress of formal enforcement actions or take additional enforcement actions, as necessary, to ensure compliance.
*Perform Compliance Evaluation Inspections (including Industrial Users and Compliance Sampling Inspection) on major industrial wastewater systems as assigned and finalize inspection reports.
* Perform technical analyses/engineering reviews.
*Participate in management-approved training as a recipient and/or presenter, as necessary.
*Participate in Industrial Wastewater and/or Stormwater Outreach Programs as presenter and/or resource person or participant.
*Provide technical assistance to industrial wastewater and stormwater systems in assigned district by making on-site visits and documenting those visits with Technical Assistance Reports or Inspection Reports.

Special Requirements:
Travel – Employee will be required to travel within the State of Oklahoma on a regular basis and out of state travel on an occasional (as needed) basis. This position may require occasional overnight travel to fulfill job duties. Employee must have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

Communication Skills – Employee must be capable of effectively and diplomatically communicating (both verbal and written) with DEQ personnel, other governmental agency personnel, and the general public.

Computer Skills – Employee must be capable of proficiently using DEQ standard software (MS Office, MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Access), and the Internet.  Employee will be expected to participate in training in those areas deemed important for performing the job to continually enhance work skills. 

Physical Activity – Employee must have the ability to perform field activities that may require some strenuous physical activity.  On occasion, walking up to one mile to reach sampling stations, wading across streams to collect measurements, and lifting up to 50 pounds to deploy and retrieve equipment may be required.

An EEO Employer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a college or university which is recognized by the Oklahoma State Board of Registration 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.

Salary will be commensurate for those that are registered as an Engineer Intern and have one to two years of experience in the practice of engineering subsequent to registration or hold a master’s degree in engineering.

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.

NOTES

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