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ENGINEER, P.E.

Date:  Feb 5, 2024
Req ID:  27932
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $62,531

Engineer PE

Position #:     22092619

Salary:           $62,531

Pay Grade:     GS11

Requisition:    27932

Location:       Planning and Development, Little Rock, AR

 

Closing date:  Until Filled

 

We’re looking for a Field Engineer to do Civil Engineering in our State Parks.  This position assists in overseeing all engineering projects involving new construction (roads, buildings, water, wastewater, etc.) and repair/renovation/restoration of existing Park facilities and infrastructure.  Job duties include planning and the preparation of construction design plans and specifications for park facilities, assisting with the supervision of inspectors and surveyors, and performing administrative duties, including providing technical assistance to others in the Planning and Development Section, other Parks Division sections and park staff in the solution of engineering problems.  Frequent in-state travel is required.  Applicant must be able to traverse rough terrain, climb ladders, etc.

 

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.

 

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, or mechanical engineering, or a related field. Must be licensed as a registered professional engineer in accordance with ACA 17-30-302. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.

 

EOE/AA/ADA Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications accepted online only: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/

 

The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: B023C

Grade: GS11

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $62,531.00 - $90,670.00

Summary

The Engineer, Professional Engineer is responsible for conducting engineering studies, developing design drawings and/or specifications, and performing related administrative duties. This position is governed by state and federal law and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Inspects sites to verify compliance with plans, specifications, and state and federal regulations during all phases of construction and/or inspects existing facilities for fire and safety code compliance and proper equipment operation. Completes reports of findings and takes necessary action to correct deficiencies. Designs, drafts, and/or reviews plans of proposed projects, reviews engineering reports, plans, and specifications for compliance with all regulations and guidelines, administers contracts, and provides engineering surveys. Reviews various permit applications for compliance with applicable laws and regulations recommending approval of denial of permits. Consults with public officials, consulting engineers, and architects concerning design recommendations and/or design modifications for projects, and responds to inquiries concerning Civil and Environmental Engineer laws and practices within the State of Arkansas. Utilizes various computer programs for data and information gathering, formula calculations, various studies and report generating and prepares written reports. Conducts meetings or attends public hearings and meetings and presents workshops to local officials providing information and explaining agency policies. Provides information, suggestions, advice and technical assistance to city, county and district officials in various practices and programs by answering questions, interpreting applicable laws and regulations and coordinating with other entities to resolve problems. May act as a team leader on projects by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning, overseeing, and reviewing work, and training new employees. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Must be able to work outdoors and on construction sites, if applicable to the educational specialty. May be exposed to hazards in the field or the laboratory.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering relating to the work performed. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing the field of engineering. Knowledge of construction plans and designs. Ability to inspect plans and/or structures to determine compliance with regulations. Ability to prepare and present technical information verbally and in writing. Ability to design and draft construction plans and write specifications.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, or mechanical engineering, or a related field. Must be licensed as a registered professional engineer in accordance with ACA 17-30-302. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

Must possess Professional Engineer license.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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