Salary: $69,739 - $104,901 per yr USD
Professional Engineering Specialists are experienced Professional Engineers (P.E.) who have detailed and in-depth knowledge and expertise that enables them to develop solutions to complex atypical design and/or construction challenges; advise management, engineering professionals and technical staff division/departmentwide on contract interpretation, conceptual design alternatives analyses, code interpretation, and specialized research and analysis related to best methods, materials and practices. The preponderance of duties and responsibilities of positions in this class is providing technical expertise for project development, specialized systems and/or functions and advanced research, analysis and problem solving in specialized areas of highway maintenance and construction. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Professional Engineering Specialist, P.E. position will be a bureau technical leader within the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) tasked with evaluating complex environmental cleanup and groundwater treatment systems. This includes a specific focus on investigation planning, remediation system design, and performance evaluations to maximize effectiveness and efficiency of groundwater hydraulic capture and dissolved phase contaminant mass removal treatment systems. This position will be responsible for mentoring case officer staff in all aspects of efficient and effective investigation and cleanup of environmental contamination; assisting bureau supervisors and staff with cases that require engineering design review and providing guidance on engineering methods and calculations associated with these reviews; developing and maintaining work groups within the bureau to provide a consistent approach to environmental cleanup and groundwater treatment system design review and optimization; and creating guidance for the regulated community. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership abilities and teamwork skills, as this position requires close collaboration and effective communication with the regulated community, stakeholders, consultants, and contractors performing site cleanup activities. The successful candidate will also be expected to interface regularly and effectively with NDEP management. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Announcement Number: 40336
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Carson City, Nevada