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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER II - 37010693

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 51088 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER II - 37010693

Position Number: 37010693 

Salary:  $34,500 - $55,000 

Posting Closing Date: 01/26/2019 

Division of Waste Management

Petroleum Restoration Program

Potential Reclassification Pending

 

The Division of Waste Management is seeking an Engineer for the Petroleum Restoration Program. The title and duties of this position may be altered to best suit the selected classification. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Potential position titles and minimum qualifications include:

 

Professional Engineer II

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.

Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.

Minimum of 7 years of related professional experience.

Valid driver’s license.

 

Professional Engineer I

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.

Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.

Minimum of 5 years of related professional experience.

Valid driver’s license.

 

Engineering Specialist IV

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering.

Minimum of 5 years of related professional experience

Valid Driver’s License. 

 

Engineering Specialist III

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering.

Minimum of 3 years of related professional experience

Valid Driver’s License. 

 

Engineering Specialist II

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.

Minimum of 1 year of related professional experience or a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.

Valid Driver’s License. 

 

Engineering Specialist I

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering.

Valid Driver’s License. 

 

 

DESCRIPTION

This is a highly, responsible, professional, and technical position requiring knowledge and experience in the concepts and principles of contamination assessment and remediation, and evaluation of costs associated therewith. The position also requires knowledge and experience in groundwater recovery and treatment processes and design including in-situ treatment design. This position is responsible for providing engineering and technical assistance in the remediation of petroleum-contaminated sites. Conducts field investigations.

 

Provides technical oversight and professional certification of Remedial Action documents (Remedial Action Plans(RAP), RAP modifications, and Site Rehabilitation Completion Request), for the section where required and authorized by Chapters 471, F.S., and 21H-26.001, F.A.C.  Serves as the section's professional engineer for all technical decisions concerning remediation of contaminated sites and in assessing innovative technologies.

 

Coordinates engineering document review support to the contracted cleanup counties on an as needed basis. Coordinate s such reviews when performed by other than county cleanup staff. Perform reviews of county engineering documents when necessary.

 

Oversees the performance of remedial action activities for state-funded rehabilitation projects assigned to the Team. Assists the Team Leader, Site Managers, and Team Engineers in reviewing site-specific scopes of work and negotiating with contractors. Performs on-site inspections of engineering systems when necessary, assists the Team in making recommendations for corrective actions, and negotiates changes in the scope of work as required. Performs review of applicable technical reports. Monitors the progress of rehabilitation occurring at Team assigned sites and the consultant's efficiency in accomplishing the cleanup in a cost-effective and timely manner.

 

Oversees engineering document review and support for the team, including documents reviewed by other engineering staff members. Manage and coordinate engineering aspects of state petroleum cleanup sites. Make recommendations regarding implementation of remedial strategies and evaluations regarding ongoing projects.

 

Mentors non-professional engineers in engineering procedures, methodologies, and concepts to further their training and experience.

 

Consults and assists the chief Engineer of PRP and other senior Engineers within the Division of Waste Management on technical decisions and assessment of innovative technologies concerning remediation of contaminated sites, and in the development of guidance for remedial design review procedures.  Disseminates pertinent information to section staff.

 

Other duties and special projects as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge in the concepts and principles of site assessment and remediation, and evaluation of costs associated herewith. 

Knowledge of state regulations related to soil and groundwater remediation and site closures including conditional closures. 

Skill in using personal computers for word processing and/or data analysis.

Ability to conduct site inspections.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of professionals.

Ability to plan and organize a complex workload.  

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to evaluate and investigate engineering works and systems.

Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and technical data. 

Ability to maintain a valid Driver’s License.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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