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Engineer I (Flexible|Hybrid)

  • ... Wake County, NC, Navarra, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 94844 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Engineer I (Flexible|Hybrid)   

JOB TITLE:

Engineer I (Flexible|Hybrid)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Wake County, NC Navarra United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a difference?

DEQ has an open opportunity for an Engineer I.


* This posting is for multiple vacancies:

positions 65022083 and 65028376.
*

 

Full time (40 hours per week) with  State Benefits .

 

This position currently qualifies for a hybrid telework option with routine office and remote workdays.
The NC Department of Environmental Quality trusts our employees to be self-motivated and successful in hybrid/remote roles.
Telework options are subject to change at the discretion of management.


These Engineer I positions serve as entry level engineers within Industrial Permitting and may serve as a lead on various projects.
Some responsibilities are time sensitive and require timely processing with accurate detailed tracking.
The Engineer I consults on project review and coordinates with applicants, consultants, the public, the Division of Water Infrastructure, senior level decision-makers, and other National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater program staff.
Work may require considerable public contact or appearance before a regulatory/judicial body.
Work assignments will be technically complex, involve unique factors, and be lacking in precedence.
Site visits involve potential exposure to various environmental and other hazards associated with Industrial and Municipal wastewater treatment facilities.
May drive state vehicles for site visits, meetings, etc.
; NC Driver’s License required.
 
 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop/issue Industrial NPDES Wastewater Permits in compliance with federal and state laws/rules/regulations, precedents, standards, and division policies.
     Develop permits for complex and simple facilities; perform engineering review of proposed industrial wastewater alternatives; conduct Reasonable Potential Analysis (RPA); develop and negotiate positions in moderately complex permitting scenarios; and provide guidance to other staff as needed.
    Work will involve emerging contaminants, such as PFAS, GenX and related.


  • Special Projects.
     
    May prepare Authorizations to Construct for public Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs); perform engineering review of proposed wastewater alternatives; review and assess Setback Variances for WWTPs; review and determine viability of Alternative Collection Systems; review and assess various WWTP system modification variances; and serve as lead on various projects.


  • Peer Review/Training.
    Review other staff draft permits.
    Complete training and cross-training including: Wastewater related projects; Industrial NPDES Wastewater Permits; possibly Water Effects Ratios analysis; Nutrient Management Studies; and Water Quality Modeling projects.


  • Bi-Weekly Engineering Alternative Analysis: Participate and at times lead reviews and discussions involving Engineering Alternative Analysis (EAA).


  • Database Management: Assist with division database management activities, which may include permit tracking, fee collection coordination, and generating division monthly reports.


  • Public Meetings/Public Response.
      Attend public hearings on permit issues and respond to questions from general public and regulated community.


The Division of Water Resources:
The Division of Water Resources is responsible for protecting North Carolina’s drinking, surface and groundwater for all waterbodies including lakes, streams, rivers, wetlands and aquifers.
This environmental stewardship is accomplished through actions including permitting issuance, investigations, regulatory compliance and enforcement, monitoring and field assessments, certifications, laboratory analysis and testing, planning, water quality standards management, educational outreach and other efforts.
The Division comprises six Sections: Water Quality Regional Operations, Water Sciences, Public Water Supply, Water Quality Permitting, NPDES Permitting, and Water Planning.
Learn more by visiting Division of Water Resources.
 


The  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater  program is responsible for issuing wastewater discharge permits.
This process includes determining the quality and quantity of treated wastewater that the receiving stream can assimilate, incorporating input from stream modeling, collaborating with Regional Office staff, and evaluation of the discharger’s location.
Industrial Permitting covers permitting for industrial direct discharge to surface waters in the State of North Carolina and provides NPDES programmatic support including Level B modeling, CORMIX /dilution model reviews, review and issuance of municipal Authorization to Construct permits (ATCs), and NPDES program implementation guidance.
 


The NC Department of Environmental Quality:

The primary mission of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is to provide science-based environmental stewardship for the health and prosperity of all North Carolinians.
DEQ is the lead stewardship agency for the protection of North Carolina's environmental resources.
The organization, which has offices from the mountains to the coast, administers regulatory programs designed to protect air quality, water quality, and the public's health, and works to advance in all-of-the-above energy strategy that fits North Carolina's needs.
DEQ also offers technical assistance to businesses, farmers, local governments, and the public and encourages responsible behavior with respect to the environment through education programs provided at DEQ facilities and through the state's school system.
DEQ touches the lives of all North Carolinians in many ways to enhance and ensure our quality of life.
Please visit our website at the Department of Environmental Quality for more information.
 


If you have student loans, becoming a state employee includes eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Visit 
www.
studentaid.
gov
  to learn more .

 

Recruitment Range:  $54,197 - $64,304  
Both positions are located at: 512 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27604 (Archdale Building)

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position.
We will not review résumés in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application.
Click these links for additional information: 
Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
 
(Note: These links refer to Dept.
of Public Safety process; this process is the same for Dept.
of Environmental Quality.
)


To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:  

  • Ability to apply the basic engineering concepts, practices, and theories involved in the design, development, review, permitting, and/or operations of projects/sites and their potential environmental and safety impacts.
  • Ability to review engineering/technical plans and/or data for completeness, compatibility, compliance with engineering principles, standards, codes or design needs.
  • Ability to make recommendations to higher level engineers or managers on project concerns/issues.
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in written form, with people such as the general public, environmental contacts, public officials, and other similar personnel.
  • Ability to write technical reports and use spreadsheets or databases.

 

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.
” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both.
See 
oshr.
nc.
gov/experience-guide
 for details.


Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


*Engineering students with an anticipated graduation date of  Spring 2024  may  be considered .
Job offers will be contingent upon completion of the degree.
 


The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders.
 
 
DEQ uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act.
Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

 

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to their applications.
  • If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an official transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.
  • If applicants earned a foreign degree, foreign degrees require an official evaluation for U.
    S.
    equivalency, and must be submitted to Human Resources for verification.
    There are several organizations that perform this specialized service, feel free to use any service of your choosing.
    The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) has several options on their website that can provide credential verification:
     
    https://www.
    naces.
    org/members
    .
     

 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone.
To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status.
"  If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management.
 If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.
 If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact: Deborah Williams at 
deborah.
williams@deq.
nc.
gov
 or 919-707-9195.

 

For technical issues with your application, please call the GovernmentJobs.
com applicant support help line at 855-524-5627 or email 
support@governmentjobs.
com
.


Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

94844 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707482923-fa86b008f836fac4c703476d4bc60cb4

LOCATION:

Navarra United States

CITY:

Wake County, NC

Job Origin:

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* This posting is for multiple vacancies:

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Full time (40 hours per week) with  State Benefits .

 

This position currently qualifies for a hybrid telework option with routine office and remote workdays. The NC Department of Environmental Quality trusts our employees to be self-motivated and successful in hybrid/remote roles. Telework options are subject to change at the discretion of management.


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Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop/issue Industrial NPDES Wastewater Permits in compliance with federal and state laws/rules/regulations, precedents, standards, and division policies. Develop permits for complex and simple facilities; perform engineering review of proposed industrial wastewater alternatives; conduct Reasonable Potential Analysis (RPA); develop and negotiate positions in moderately complex permitting scenarios; and provide guidance to other staff as needed. Work will involve emerging contaminants, such as PFAS, GenX and related.

  • Special Projects. May prepare Authorizations to Construct for public Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs); perform engineering review of proposed wastewater alternatives; review and assess Setback Variances for WWTPs; review and determine viability of Alternative Collection Systems; review and assess various WWTP system modification variances; and serve as lead on various projects.

  • Peer Review/Training. Review other staff draft permits. Complete training and cross-training including: Wastewater related projects; Industrial NPDES Wastewater Permits; possibly Water Effects Ratios analysis; Nutrient Management Studies; and Water Quality Modeling projects.

  • Bi-Weekly Engineering Alternative Analysis: Participate and at times lead reviews and discussions involving Engineering Alternative Analysis (EAA).

  • Database Management: Assist with division database management activities, which may include permit tracking, fee collection coordination, and generating division monthly reports.

  • Public Meetings/Public Response.  Attend public hearings on permit issues and respond to questions from general public and regulated community.

The Division of Water Resources:
The Division of Water Resources is responsible for protecting North Carolina’s drinking, surface and groundwater for all waterbodies including lakes, streams, rivers, wetlands and aquifers. This environmental stewardship is accomplished through actions including permitting issuance, investigations, regulatory compliance and enforcement, monitoring and field assessments, certifications, laboratory analysis and testing, planning, water quality standards management, educational outreach and other efforts. The Division comprises six Sections: Water Quality Regional Operations, Water Sciences, Public Water Supply, Water Quality Permitting, NPDES Permitting, and Water Planning. Learn more by visiting Division of Water Resources

The  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater  program is responsible for issuing wastewater discharge permits. This process includes determining the quality and quantity of treated wastewater that the receiving stream can assimilate, incorporating input from stream modeling, collaborating with Regional Office staff, and evaluation of the discharger’s location. Industrial Permitting covers permitting for industrial direct discharge to surface waters in the State of North Carolina and provides NPDES programmatic support including Level B modeling, CORMIX /dilution model reviews, review and issuance of municipal Authorization to Construct permits (ATCs), and NPDES program implementation guidance.  

The NC Department of Environmental Quality:

The primary mission of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is to provide science-based environmental stewardship for the health and prosperity of all North Carolinians. DEQ is the lead stewardship agency for the protection of North Carolina's environmental resources. The organization, which has offices from the mountains to the coast, administers regulatory programs designed to protect air quality, water quality, and the public's health, and works to advance in all-of-the-above energy strategy that fits North Carolina's needs. DEQ also offers technical assistance to businesses, farmers, local governments, and the public and encourages responsible behavior with respect to the environment through education programs provided at DEQ facilities and through the state's school system. DEQ touches the lives of all North Carolinians in many ways to enhance and ensure our quality of life. Please visit our website at the Department of Environmental Quality for more information. 


If you have student loans, becoming a state employee includes eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Visit  www.studentaid.gov   to learn more .

 

Recruitment Range:  $54,197 - $64,304  
Both positions are located at: 512 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27604 (Archdale Building)

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review résumés in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.  (Note: These links refer to Dept. of Public Safety process; this process is the same for Dept. of Environmental Quality.)


To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:  

  • Ability to apply the basic engineering concepts, practices, and theories involved in the design, development, review, permitting, and/or operations of projects/sites and their potential environmental and safety impacts.
  • Ability to review engineering/technical plans and/or data for completeness, compatibility, compliance with engineering principles, standards, codes or design needs.
  • Ability to make recommendations to higher level engineers or managers on project concerns/issues.
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in written form, with people such as the general public, environmental contacts, public officials, and other similar personnel.
  • Ability to write technical reports and use spreadsheets or databases.

 

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See  oshr.nc.gov/experience-guide  for details.


Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Engineering students with an anticipated graduation date of  Spring 2024  may  be considered . Job offers will be contingent upon completion of the degree.  


The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders.  
 
DEQ uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
 

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to their applications.
  • If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an official transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.
  • If applicants earned a foreign degree, foreign degrees require an official evaluation for U.S. equivalency, and must be submitted to Human Resources for verification. There are several organizations that perform this specialized service, feel free to use any service of your choosing. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) has several options on their website that can provide credential verification: https://www.naces.org/members

 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status."  If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management.  If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.  If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact: Deborah Williams at  deborah.williams@deq.nc.gov  or 919-707-9195.

 

For technical issues with your application, please call the GovernmentJobs.com applicant support help line at 855-524-5627 or email support@governmentjobs.com.

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