Starting hourly pay for Entry is between $22.00-$28.00. Starting pay less than $26.97 will progressively increase in 6-month increments up to $26.97; Senior is between $28.00-$32.00; Advanced is between $29.00-$37.00. Employees with an active Professional Engineer license are eligible for $1.00 add-on. Pay upon appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on provisions in the State Compensation Plan. These positions are in Pay Schedule/Ranges 14-13, 14-14.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is filling SIX Wastewater Engineer vacancies at the entry, senior, and advanced levels, depending on qualifications.
This recruitment may be used to fill future Wastewater Engineers vacancies across the state over the next 6-12 months. If you are interested in these positions in any location, please apply now. Engineering students who will graduate prior to July 2017 are encouraged to apply (employment may be contingent upon completion of degree). The first vacancies to be filled will be stationed in Green Bay or Peshtigo, Fitchburg or Dodgeville, Madison (2), and Milwaukee (2).Position Summary:
These positions are responsible for the implementation of the Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Program in assigned areas of a region to ensure activities protect public health, welfare, and the environment through compliance with State and Federal statutes. These positions are primarily responsible for using engineering principles in the preparation of wastewater discharge permits, enforcement of State water pollution control laws, response to complaints and emergencies related to permitted facilities, review of engineering plans and reports, and distribution of technical information and assistance to municipalities and industries in the operation of their wastewater collection and treatment facilities.
Depending on the position, routine travel may be required. Periodic travel throughout the state for training and meetings is expected. Work activities occur indoor and outdoor and depending on the time of year, the employee may be exposed to extreme cold (temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of an hour or more) or extreme heat (temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour). There may be situations involving sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard. There may be exposure to hazards such as submersion in water, proximity to mechanical parts, airborne pathogens, electrical current, etc. and/or exposure to conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin, such as fumes or odors that could result in bodily injury if not properly handled.
The candidates selected for these positions will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check.
To apply for these positions, you must meet at least one of the requirements below: -Registration as a Professional Engineer, -A degree in an Engineering field from a recognized college or university (or degree completion by July 1, 2017), -Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification -Other record from the Department of Safety and Professional Services deeming you qualified to engage in professional engineering practice.
Minimum qualifications for the entry level include one or more of the requirements above and knowledge of environmental engineering principles.
Minimum qualifications for the senior level include the above and knowledge specifically of wastewater or water treatment engineering principles, effective communication skills, experience with database systems and data management and analysis.
Minimum qualifications for the advanced level include the above as well as regulatory or environmental enforcement experience.
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