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Environmental Engineer

Company: Department Of Health And Human Services
Location: farmington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

VideosVideosDutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThis position works under the Division of Sanitation Facilities and Construction. The Environmental Engineer works on all phases of projects pertaining to improving environmental conditions to include: planning, design, and construction of sanitation facilities and reports to District Engineer.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesPlanning, design, and construction of sanitation facilities construction projects including water and sewer lines, sewage treatment facilities, and water pumping stations, etc.Performs planning in preparation for construction including initial discussions with tribal organizations, review and analysis of design alternative, site evaluation and approval, project summary and environmental compliance preparation, project scheduling and management of project funds.Drafts initial plans and final sets of as-built drawings, including survey and engineering notes on soil and other conditions or changes.Responsible for scheduling all phases of sanitation projects resulting in timely construction of sanitation facilities.Initiates detailed engineering designs including plans and specifications and performs topographic and alignments surveys with modem surveying equipment.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNoneJob family (Series)0819 Environmental EngineeringSimilar jobsEngineers, EnvironmentalEngineers, SoilEnvironmental EngineersSoil EngineersRequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentSelectee may be subject to a probationary/trial periodESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial periodU.S. Citizenship is requiredSelective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process, may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days after notification of return to full operations and successfully obtaining a favorable background investigation.QualificationsTo qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Engineering Degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. ORCompletion of a degree in professional engineering from a foreign institution that has been accepted as equivalent to a conventional U.S. higher education program. ORPossess a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelors degree in engineering as demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination or the written test required for professional registration; AND, completion of a bachelors degree in engineering technology (BET) from an accredited college/university that included at least 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences. ORPossess a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering which includes at least 60 semester/90quarter hours in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences that included differential and integral calculus. All courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum. ORPossess a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelors degree in engineering that includes a bachelors degree in a related curriculum (engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), AND at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.In addition to the Basic Requirements, all applicants must also meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Designing new or improved sanitation facilities such as water and wastewater treatment facilities, water and wastewater pumping stations, sanitary sewer collection systems, water distribution systems, and water supply facilities; perform contract management and oversight of sanitation project requirements; evaluate sanitation facility designs and specifications to ensure conformance with project requirements and budget; and visit work sites to observe condition of sanitation facilities. ORPh.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. in a related field. ORPossess a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.Time In GradeFederal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.EducationFor positions requiring positive education requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

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