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Environmental Engineer 3-4

  • 514241
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • VARIOUS-STATEWIDE
  • DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

Environmental Engineer 3-4
Drinking Water

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ  85007 

This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement).

Posting Details:

Salary:  
Level 3: $80K - $85K
Level 4: $85K - $90K

Grade: 26/28

Closing Date: Open until filled (First review of resume 12/28/22)

Job Summary:

The Environmental Engineering Specialist will be responsible for conducting comprehensive system and environmental assessments, evaluating data, conducting research, and designing, planning, and overseeing the implementation of solutions to help small public water systems deliver safe drinking water to their customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Review and approve environmental permit applications for public water systems including design reports, construction plans, analytical data and cost estimates
• Perform engineering calculations for water flow, pressure, velocity, storage capacity, etc.
• Provide internal training and external training at technical conferences and workshops
• Develop environmental guidance documents, policies and outreach material
• Provide technical assistance to the regulated community, staff, and the public in regards to public water system treatment technologies, operations and maintenance
• Participate in site visits, data collection, inspections and investigations at public water systems

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Knowledge of Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
• Knowledge of environmental engineering standards and practices
• Experience in designing drinking water treatment systems and developing constructions drawings
• Experience with computer-aided design and drafting software (i.e. AutoCAD, WaterCAD, etc.)
• Experience with hydraulic / water distribution system modeling
• Experience running a Public Water System is desirable
• Ability to problem solve and attention to detail
• Ability to develop and write technical documentation
• Ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks and complete assignments by deadlines

Selective Preference(s):

• Level 3: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineering, along with five (5) years of experience (Masters may substitute for 2 years exp., doctorate for 4 years). Professional Engineering (PE) certification through the AZ Board of Technical Registration or an equivalent organization in a reciprocal jurisdiction is required, or can be obtained within a year.

• Level 4: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineering, along with five (8) years of experience (Masters may substitute for 2 years exp., doctorate for 4 years). Professional Engineering (PE) certification through the AZ Board of Technical Registration or an equivalent organization in a reciprocal jurisdiction is required. 

Benefits:

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
· 10 paid holidays per year
· Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
· A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
· A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
· An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
· We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
· We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

ASRS Lifetime Pension Benefits

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.