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Health Services, Department of

Architect/Professional Engineer 

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-01124

County(ies):
Dane, Eau Claire, Milwaukee
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
CIVIL ENGINEER-ADV 18-01124
    Architect/Professional Engineer

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
The starting salary is between $58,240-$77,126 depending on qualifications plus excellent benefits. An additional add-on of $1 per hour may be paid for relevant registration, permit, or licensure. This position is in pay schedule and range 14/13. An 18 month probationary period is required.
Special Qualifications:
Must be licensed as an Architect or Professional Engineer.
Contact:
Roanne Quinn, Human Resources Specialist, 608-267-4945, Roanne.Quinn@dhs.wisconsin.gov
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
5/28/2018

Assessment Information:
26563 -  007  CIVIL ENGINEER-ADV 
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Health Services (DHS); Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) has an exciting opportunity for licensed Architects or Professional Engineers to fill four vacancies.  Emerging licensed design professionals and experienced practitioners are encouraged to consider and apply for these positions. The Office of Plan Review and Inspection (OPRI) is parallel to the design industry with a regulatory focus.  Under the Office of Plan Review and Inspection, this opportunity brings together the skill sets of design, regulation and federal health care facility inspection.  The OPRI is responsible for determining if health care facilities regulated by DQA meet the physical environment standards of the State Building Code, State Licensure Code and Federal Life Safety Code requirements. Evaluation is accomplished through construction document review, onsite review and health care facility physical environment performance inspection.

Two of the positions will be located in the Madison office, one position will be located in the Eau Claire office, and one will be located in the Milwaukee office.

In addition to a top-rate benefits package including enrollment in the State of Wisconsin retirement plan and excellent health insurance, these positions emphasize continued professional growth and leadership in the health care facility construction and performance industry.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies within the next 6 months.

Position Summary:   

These positions review construction documents and perform on-site reviews for compliance with Wisconsin administrative rules as well as State licensure code and Federal life safety code requirements. These positions are also responsible for health care facility physical environment performance inspection to ensure quality, appropriateness, and compliance of buildings with state and federal regulations.  As  members of the OPRI team the professional staff also facilitate predesign meetings focused on early engagement of all stakeholders in health care facility projects.  The OPRI professional team provides educational services to health care facilities, county agencies and others in understanding program policies and procedures relating to licensure and certification requirements.

Special Notes:   

Due to the nature of the position, all applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.


Regional (within 100 mile radius) travel is required approximately two days per week.


This position requires the ability to occasionally drive a state vehicle.  In order to become authorized to drive a state vehicle, you must hold a valid driver's license AND meet the requirements of the State of Wisconsin Fleet Policy or have the ability to provide one's own transportation.
The State's minimum standards to operate a fleet vehicle are:

  • Must have a valid driver's license;

  • Must have a minimum of two years of licensed driving experience;

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age.

Additionally, your driving record MUST NOT reflect any of the following conditions:

  • Three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two years;

  • Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) citation within the past 12 months;

  • Suspension or revocation of driver's license.

Qualifications:   

Minimally qualified candidates will:

  • Be licensed as an Architect or Professional Engineer by the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services.

  • Have experience applying regulations, codes, and standards related to the construction of health care facilities. 

  • Have experience building construction sites in an inspection, supervisory, management or commission capacity OR experience in design including buildings, systems or components.

  • Well qualified candidates will also have experience in:

  • Health care building/facility design and construction.

  • The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards.

  • Building construction and systems from simple wood frame to complex high rise steel and concrete structures.

  • Review of contract documents, plans specifications, addendum, and change orders for compliance with all adopted codes, rules, regulations and standards.

  • Theories and practices of mechanical engineering in the areas of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.

  • Writing detailed, accurate, and objective reports.
  • How To Apply:   To apply for this position, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you do not already have an account in the system. After you have logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information and attach a resume and cover letter in a Word or PDF compatible format. To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online process. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an email, as a hard copy or a fax.

    Your resume and cover letter are very important parts of your application at DHS and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to this job. For suggestions on what to include when developing your resume and cover letter, please click here.

    Permanent classified state employees, who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) should apply by taking the online assessment.

    Please note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email.

    DHS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

     

     
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