MyFlorida Engineering Specialist II - 37011260 in PENSACOLA, Florida

Engineering Specialist II - 37011260

Date:May 9, 2018

Location:PENSACOLA, FL, US, 32501

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Requisition No: 34324

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: Engineering Specialist II - 37011260

Position Number: 37011260

Salary: $42,062.96

Posting Closing Date: 05/24/2018

Pending Reclassification

Position Title:Engineering Specialist IILocation:Pensacola, Florida (Escambia County)Annual Salary:$42,062.96Licensure/registration/certification requirements:Class E Driver’s License.Job-related requirements for this position:4-year degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, and Travel.Please Note:You may be required to meet additional screening criteria.For questions regarding this position, please contact:

William Evans

Professional Engineer III - Supervisor

160 W. Government Street

Pensacola, FL 32502


Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis engineering position is responsible for reviewing NPDES and non-NPDES Domestic and Industrial Wastewater and Potable Water permit applications, general permits for construction of water main extensions for public water systems, documenting permitting decision recommendations and preparing permits in the District's Permitting Section of the Water Resource Management Program.

The incumbent, with moderate supervision:Reviews and provides engineering evaluation for permit applications for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment facilities as well as permit modifications and renewals and individual permits for domestic and industrial activity within the Northwest District (NWD)

Reviews operational data, designs, engineering reports, and other information submitted with the application to assure compliance with accepted engineering practices and Departmental rules, and standards.

Provides technical advice to applicants regarding permit application deficiencies and prepares letters requesting additional information as required. Prepares permits and fact sheets and recommends issuance or denial of permits to supervisor.

Reviews general and generic permit Notices of intent to use for the permitting and regulation of facilities such as concrete batch plants, dewatering, petroleum contaminated groundwater and sand/limestone mining under FAC 62-660, 62-620 and 62-621. Reviews engineering reports, designs, prepares approvals and recommends issuance or denial to supervisor.

Reviews and prepares general permits for construction of water main extensions for public water systems pursuant to 62-550, FAC. Incumbent approves the general permits, and reviews and approves all requests for clearance to place permitted public water components into operation, both general and individual permits with only general level supervision.

Conducts on-site inspections of domestic and industrial wastewater treatment facilities and sites of proposed facilities to verify information submitted with applications for permits for new, existing, and modified facilities. The incumbent is required to consult governmental officials, professional engineering designers, contractors, developers, and entrepreneurs on their proposed plans to ensure adherence to DEP procedures, regulations, Florida Statutes, and good engineering practice.

Coordinates federal, state and local requirements and agency actions to assure compliance with applicable rules.

Coordinates with and provides engineering expertise to the Compliance Assurance Program to ensure that violations of rules, codes, and permit conditions are dealt with in an expeditious manner consistent with State and Federal guidelines for such violations.

Performs research, analysis and technical reviews for domestic and industrial wastewater permitted facilities. Utilizes the GIS computer mapping and data integration system and manages the permitted facilities in the WAFR database. Assists in the preparation and presentation of domestic and industrial wastewater information at Department seminars and public environmental group meetings.

Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production, and operations techniques.Knowledge of the concepts, technology, principles, and analytical techniques of environmental engineering subspecialties.

  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner orally and in writing. Skill in establishing effective working relationships with staff, supervisor, and clients.

  • Skill in analyzing and interpreting engineering data.

  • Ability to exercises good judgment by making sound and well-informed decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; makes effective and timely decisions and is proactive and achievement oriented.

  • Skill in using a computer and computer application software.

  • Skill in applying engineering quantitative techniques.

  • Skill in applying applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Ability to conduct field inspections.

  • Ability to identify and analyze issues, use sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; finds alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments.

  • Ability to set well-defined and realistic goals, display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner and work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to adapt behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.

  • Skill in dealing with the public in tactful manner.

  • Skill in sharing information or expertise.

  • Ability to maintain the integrity of the Department by displaying high standards of ethical conduct.

  • Ability to use efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills; use training, feedback, or other opportunities for self-learning and development.

  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and travel.

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 clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Pensacola