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Engineer, Staff

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Engineer, Staff

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$28.00 – $30.00 Hourly

Location

Twin Falls, ID

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Department of Water Resources

Job Number

09366

Closing

7/12/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

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Description

The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) seeks an Engineer, Staff with strong customer service skills, attention to detail, and the desire to work in a team environment. This opening is located in the IDWR Southern Regional Office in Twin Falls, Idaho. This position supports the IDWR Safety of Dams Program, as well as other regional water resource programs.

This job announcement is for an Engineer, Staff job classification, which is the 3rd level position in the Engineer career track. This position is used for recruitment and training purposes to underfill the duties of the next full level job class in the Engineering career track. Typically it will take approximately two years of experience at the Engineer, Staff level to advance to the Engineer, Technical 1 level. There are multiple postings for this job opening. Please apply for the position announcement at the level of the Engineer career track in which you qualify (Engineer Intern; Engineer Associate; Engineer, Staff; or Engineer, Technical 1).

BENEFITS

IDWR offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, holidays, and more.

+ Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/)

+ Participation in one of the nation’s best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (https://www.persi.idaho.gov/Members/base\_plan.cfm)

+ Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

+ Ten paid holidays a year

+ Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans

+ Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/life-disability/)

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Wellness Program (https://healthmatters.idaho.gov/)

Example of Duties

+ Conduct inspections of existing dams and monitor construction activities for new dams and hydraulic structures.

+ Perform limited technical engineering analysis related to dam design, hydrology, and slope stability.

+ Engage dam owners and local emergency service providers to include dams and reservoirs in hazard assessment, communication, and risk mitigation activities.

+ Coordinate collection of water discharge, water use, and related data.

+ Process water right filings for permits, transfers, and ownership changes.

+ Respond to customer inquiries regarding water rights, filing requirements, statutes, rules, and policies.

+ Provide engineering and other technical assistance as needed for the regional office staff.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE); OR eligible for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12

+ Valid driver’s license

+ Analyzing, interpreting and applying federal, state and local laws when applying professional engineering principles and practices

+ Writing technical engineering reports

+ Evaluating, selecting and adapting standard engineering plans, specifications and standards in completing projects

+ Coordinating field work and inspecting projects or facilities for compliance with standards

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

+ Experience applying engineering principles and practices to design and construct dams or mine tailings impoundment structures; inspect dams or mine tailings impoundment structures; monitor construction activities for new dams or mine tailings impoundment structures; or review plans and specifications for approval to construct new dams or modify existing dams.

+ Engineering experience related to water resource management.

Supplemental Information

Working Conditions

Incumbents plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. They are expected to devise new approaches to problems encountered.

The work is performed in an office and field environment. The position requires regular travel and may involve hazardous conditions with intense noise. This position requires occasional overnight stays. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to balance, bend and stoop, climb, crawl, grasp, kneel, pull hand over hand, push, reach above the shoulder, sustain repetitive motion, sit, stand, and/or walk for extended periods of time, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

To learn more about the Idaho Department of Water Resources, please visit our website: https://idwr.idaho.gov

Our Mission:

To serve the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available to sustain Idaho’s economy, ecosystems, and resulting quality of life

EEO Statement

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01 (Minimum Qualification) Are you currently licensed as a Professional Engineer by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers? OR, Are you eligible for comity licensure from another state? If you have questions regarding your eligibility for licensure, contact the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers at (208) 373-7210.

+ Yes

+ No

02 (Minimum Qualification) Please list your license number, the date it was issued, and the issuing state. 03 Minimum Qualification: This position requires the ability to drive a vehicle to remote work sites. Do you possess a valid driver’s license?

+ Yes

+ No

04 (Minimum Qualification) Please describe your experience analyzing, interpreting and applying federal, state and local laws when applying professional engineering principles and practices. Typically met by possession of a professional engineering license. (Note: this should include 4 years of experience to obtain the PE OR 3 years of experience plus 1 year of education as a full-time engineering student at the Master’s level.) Experience should show a basic knowledge of related laws. This could be gained in EIT courses; training courses relating specifically to understanding and applying such laws; completion of college level coursework and work experience where they actually had to apply laws. 05 (Minimum Qualification) Please describe your experience writing technical engineering reports. Include what type of report, purpose, users of the report, and if the report was published. Typically gained by possession of a professional engineering license. (Note: this should include 4 years of experience plus 1 year of education as a full time engineering student at the Master’s level.) 06 Minimum Qualification: Please describe your experience evaluating, selecting and adapting standard engineering plans, specifications and standards in completing projects. Typically gained by possession of a professional engineering license. (Note: this should include 4 years of experience to obtain the PE OR 3 years of experience plus 1 year of education as a full-time engineering stude

Job Details

Company

Idaho Division of Human Resources

Location


Twin Falls, Idaho 83303
United States

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Job Posting: JC186314869

Posted On: Jun 23, 2021

Updated On: Jul 15, 2021