Assistant Engineer (Env)/ Engineer Trainee, Department of Environmental Conservation

Posted: 06/05/18 | SHARE:

Description:

The selected candidate will serve as the project manager for various state-funded and privately-funded remedial program sites in the Division of Environmental Remediation focusing on the investigation and remediation of emerging contaminants. Duties will involve: interaction with remedial parties, property owners, the public and governmental agencies; oversight of remediation sites, remedial consultants and contractors; review of site conditions and data to assess the nature and extent of site contamination, and evaluation of remedial alternatives and remedy selection; design and implementation of selected remedies, and monitoring of remedy effectiveness to assure compliance with program standards, criteria and guidance. The project manager is expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing workload and addressing all site engineering and administrative needs, sometimes under tight time frames. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively and convey specific factual information verbally and in writing; organize and analyze data, identify important findings and provide sound recommendation, and write/edit reports.

Qualifications:

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.

For eligibility under 70.4 transfer, Provisional appointment, or 55b/c, employees must meet the minimum qualifications below. Please note that if applying under the 55b/c, candidates must include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from your position

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Engineer Trainee, NS:

A Bachelor’s or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
If you are applying with proof of successful completion of the FE examination, you must also have one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

NOTE: Individuals appointed as an Engineer Trainee are required to complete a minimum of one year of successful performance as an Engineer Trainee and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. If you obtain your FE by the end of the first year, you will be advanced to the appropriate appoint-level-changed (PR-50) Grade 20 Assistant Engineer title. If you do not obtain your FE by the end of the second year of the traineeship, you will be terminated from your position.

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), SG-20:
Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND a Bachelor’s or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering. 

Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime and overnight travel may be required. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40 hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.

Additional Information:

Hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday-Friday, 37.5 Hours

Salary Grade: 20

Salary Range: From $56604 to $79577 Annually

To Apply:

For Questions, please contact: Megan Miller 

Phone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Address: 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233

Send Resume to: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

PLEASE PUT POSTING #18-322 (PREVIOUSLY POSTED AS 18-167)  ON YOUR RESUME WHEN APPLYING OR IT MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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