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Date:  Sep 10, 2022
Req ID:  21557

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  39,696.00

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205


Position Number: 22104509

County: Pulaski     City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: Continuously Advertised 

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $39,696.00
Center for Local Public Health – Engineering


Additional Preferences: 


In-State and out-of-state travel for two (2) to three (3) nights per week is required.


One year of experience in laboratory analysis or knowledge of Safe Drinking Water Act preferred.


Must have the ability to work independently as well as under direct supervision.


Must have good computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office Programs (Word and Excel).


Must have the ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.


The primary job function of the Engineer Technician is collecting water samples.  A Water Operator's License is preferred.


Hiring Official: C. Robertson

Recruitment Contact: - 501-661-2268

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: B090C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00


The Engineer Technician is responsible for gathering engineering data or environmental samples, assisting staff in the field, and documenting engineering studies or reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assists staff engineers, architects, surveyors, and inspectors in the field as required by agency. Operates computer-remote terminal or personal computer and various computer programs to enter a variety of engineering data into established database and may manipulate data to produce drawings, plans, and/or reports. Reviews, logs, and tracks projects. Routes logs and documents as agency requires. May collect various types of environmental samples for analysis and may analyze sample to determine presence/absence of specific substances. May prepare a variety of maps, charts, or illustrations to document findings or to illustrate reports or may enter geographic data into system software to produce digitized geographic data and/or maps. Performs other duties as assigned.


May be exposed to hazards in the field or the laboratory.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic engineering principles relating to the work performed. Knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques. Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of engineering computer software. Ability to collect and analyze engineering data. Ability to prepare and present oral and written technical information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational or college training in pre-engineering, drafting, or related field. 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.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock