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ENGINEER

Date:  Jun 11, 2021
Req ID:  5230
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR NATURAL RESOURCES COMM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Position Number: 22077834 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 3/19/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 50,222

Natural Resources-Water Plan Compliance 

Hiring Authority

Cone Building 1, Suite 300

10421 West Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205
501/682-3980

Email: ken.brazil@arkansas.gov

As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for

Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and knowledge in the following area:

Water resources management and planning, hydrologic studies, streamflow and runoff analyses, data managment, Arkansas water laws, and GIS applications.

Registered Professional Engineer's license preferred but not a requirement of employment.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock