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ENGINEER SUPERVISOR

Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Req ID:  20366
Location: 

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72118

Category:  DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $80,242

Position Number: 22169692 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: July 6, 2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $80,242 

Office of Land Resources 

The mission of the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment is to provide effective and efficient energy and environmental solutions informed by science. The Department promotes responsible management of resources and protects the environment for the benefit of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: B015C

Grade: GS12

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $69,776.00 - $101,175.00

Summary

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

Functions

Directs the activities of a medium to large professional staff by interviewing, hiring, training, assigning and reviewing work, counseling, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. 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, specifications for compliance with all regulations and guidelines. Administers contracts. 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. 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. 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. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. 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 bachelor’s degree in chemical, electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering, or a related field. Plus, five year experience in engineering relating to the work performed, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.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 be licensed as registered Professional Engineer by the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors in accordance with ACA 17-30-301.

 

Job Duties

  • Work with other interdisciplinary supervisors and their staff (geologists, epidemiologists, and inspectors) to achieve a common goal
  • Manage a team of engineers with multi-program project loads and ensure timely reviews and responses to external and internal clients
  • Review project documents and provide engineering insight as requested
  • Establish working relationships with contracted design professionals
  • Conduct the design professional procurement process
  • Periodically accompany engineers on site visits and assist as needed on assigned projects
  • Present updates on the projects to stakeholders including E&E upper management, contracted design professionals, EPA, and the public
  • Track engineer project work including time expended and ensure appropriate charging of time to state and federal grants and funds
  • Maintain records of equipment assigned to staff and ensure appropriate PPE is available at all times
  • Track programmatic metrics for upper management use

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in managing/supervising a team of engineers
  • Experience in reviewing and writing technical reports
  • Experience in drafting and interpreting engineering calculations, plans, specifications, and designs
  • Experience in conducting environmental assessments and site inspections
  • Experience in project management and collaborative, interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; effective interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders including technical professionals, public administrators, and elected officials
  • Working knowledge of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), specifically Subtitles C (Hazardous Waste) and D (Solid Waste); the Remedial Action Trust Fund Act (RATFA); the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund; the Post-Closure Trust Fund (PCTF)
  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER certification
  • Proficient in MS Office; highly organized; effective multitasker

 

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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