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ENGINEER

Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Req ID:  37214
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $57,755- $61,522

Position Number: 22092040 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $57,755- $61,522 

Arkansas State Parks- Planning & Development Section 
 

Position #:           22092040

Grade:                 GS09

Salary:                   $57,755 - $61,522

Requisition:        37214

Location:              Planning & Development, Little Rock, AR

 

Closing date:      Until Filled

 

This position works in the Engineering Unit of Arkansas State Parks to provide assistance with design and construction projects within the park system.  Job duties include providing planning assistance, reviewing construction documents, performing administrative duties, maintaining construction related files and databases, providing technical assistance to other state park staff, and organizing and monitoring project schedules for outside consultants and contractors.  This position also works with the GIS Coordinator, populating and updating the asset management system and parks information management system.  Some in-state, overnight travel is required.  Applicant must be able to traverse rough terrain.

 

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, electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering, or a related field.  Licensure may be required if not working under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer. 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.  Minorities and women 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: B042C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The Engineer is responsible for overseeing and 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. Inspects sites in response to complaints and to verify compliance with plans, specifications, and state and federal regulations for code compliance and completes reports of findings and takes necessary action to correct deficiencies. Designs, drafts, and/or reviews plans of proposed projects, and reviews engineering reports, plans, and specifications for compliance with all regulations and guidelines. Consults with public officials, consulting engineers, and architects, concerning design recommendations and/or design modifications for projects. Gathers data and researches technical information for monthly reports and for various studies. Prepares written inspection reports. 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 construction plans and designs. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing the field of engineering. 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, electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering, or a related field.  Licensure may be required if not working under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer.  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

None

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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