Project Engineer

Recruitment #220628-S10A-05



The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is a state agency responsible for overseeing the complex mission of managing, monitoring, planning for and financing the state's water resources and infrastructure towards reliable future supplies that support strong communities, commerce, and the environment. The agency is seeking a full-time Project Engineer to join our family of professionals in delivering exceptional services and expertise to Oklahomans.

Position: Engineer Intern II (S10B)
Division: Engineering & Planning
Section: Infrastructure Engineering
Salary:  $47,000 Annually; comprehensive benefits package includes a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents and more.
Location of Work: 3800 Classen Boulevard; Oklahoma City, OK  73118
Trial Period: 12 months in accordance with (OAC) 260:130-19-30
Travel: Extensive field work, training & conference attendance with extended day and overnight travel is required.

Level Descriptor   
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.

Typical Job Functions:
• Develops, prepares and/or reviews engineering plans and designs for structures, facilities and/or systems.
• Develops prepares and reviews reports and studies to identify and recommend engineering solutions. 
• Performs engineering inspections of systems operations and of structures and facilities during construction. 
• Implements statutes and regulations.
• Reviews applications and issues permits. 
• Performs physical and chemical tests to assure the quality of construction and facility operations and ambient conditions.
• Reviews engineering program activities to make recommendations for changes in policy and procedures.
• Conducts engineering research and provides technical assistance to consulting engineers, contractors, public officials, municipalities, and industry.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of basic engineering principles and techniques; of engineering planning; of equipment and materials used in engineering operations; of specialized subjects used in the fields of engineering, such as mathematics, statistics, mechanics, power, physics and chemistry; and of strength of materials. Ability is required to apply engineering principles to practical engineering problems; to use engineering equipment and tools, including computer applications; to make, read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to relate abstract ideas to actual needs and adopt an effective course of action; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

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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 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.

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.


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