REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENGINEER/ARCHITECT I
|Department||MDE - Water and Science Administration (WSA)|
|Date Opened||3/23/2020 11:45:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/7/2020 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$44,106 - $56,982 w/ progression to $70,201. State salary guidelines apply to State employees.|
|HR Analyst||Peggie Jefferson|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The position provides water resource engineering support for the protection, development, management, utilization and conservation of the State's water supply resources. This position works to ensure the safety and reliability of public drinking water sources, through risk identification, and provides guidance to local governments and water suppliers for reducing such risk. The incumbent in this position implements water appropriation and use laws and regulations by establishing and writing testing criteria for ground and surface water appropriation applications, providing oversight during the testing process, reviewing and analyzing test results, evaluating the extent of impacts of proposed water uses on the State's water resources, and other users of the resource. This incumbent will conduct technical reviews and analyze technical reports submitted by local governments, engineering firms, hydrogeologists, and other applicants for compliance with testing requirements and water appropriate laws and regulations. This position uses the result of his/her technical analysis along with the applicable regulatory and statutory requirements to recommend granting or denying permit applications and also prepares and recommends specific permit conditions for resource conservation and protection of other users. Duties include reviewing proposed modifications to County Water and Sewer Plans (water supply portions) and will provide comments identifying concerns related to water supply sustainability, practicality or other water resource issues. The position requires the writing of letters, memos, emails, and reports to carry out its functions.
This work may involves exposure to hazardous conditions which may result in injury. Field locations may involve rough, rocky or wet terrain or construction sites.. Work may involve entering mines/quarries and in the vicinity of water intake or water outfall structures. Visits to streams often involve climbing down steeps, slippery embankments, as well as danger from various animals encountered. The incumbent will be required to wear protective equipment such as appropriate footwear, hardhat, and, gloves..
The incumbent will be required to drive a state vehicle. If you maintain an out-of-state driving license, you must provide a certified copy of your driving record for the appropriate Motor Vehicle Administration at the time of appointment. Individuals must maintain a driver's license with no more than 5 points on their driving record in order to drive a State vehicle.
Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university.
1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 credits in engineering and two years performing engineering or architectural work in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, public health and safety, or related areas may be substituted for the engineering degree.
2. Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the education requirement.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Engineering and Architecture classifications or Engineering and Architecture specialty codes in the Environmental field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Water Resource Engineering;
Water Supply Treatment;
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences. All applications must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.