Company: State of Wyoming
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Open Until Filled
Responsible for the oversight of the Water/Wastewater Sections
compliance and enforcement activities; oversight of the Divisions
water/wastewater treatment plant operator certification program;
development of new regulations and updating of existing regulations
for the design and construction of water/wastewater treatment
facilities and small wastewater (i.e., septic) systems and operator
certification; technical review of the safety and adequacy of
proposed rural residential subdivision water supply and wastewater
systems; updating Division/County operating (i.e., delegation)
agreements; updating and developing Section implementation
policies, and maintenance and updating of the Sections webpages on
the Department of Environmental Qualitys (DEQ) website. In
addition, this position assists and supports the departments
federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and the Safe Drinking Water Act
(SDWA) State Revolving Fund (SRF) program by reviewing contract
documents, environmental assessments, and plans/specifications
associated with SRF-funded water and/or wastewater projects to
ensure that these federally funded projects comply with all
applicable state and federal requirements.
Human Resource Contact: Cindy Hayden - firstname.lastname@example.org;
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and
are not intended to describe every function performed at the job
- Ensures other engineers' designs and plans meet technical and
policy requirements, state statutes, and federal regulations and
recommend approval or suggest modifications.
- Assures drinking water and sewage projects are completed
following the plans, specifications, and design criteria.
- Responsible for meeting requirements of DEQ, BLM, USFS, and
other Federal agencies on projects.
- Responsible for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
reviews, engineering review/approval, contract oversight,
inspections/reporting, grant submittal reviews, and extensive
interaction with federal, state, and local officials.
- Ensures compliance with Federal and State regulations,
including NEPA, Davis Bacon, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, and
State Special Program Incentives.
- Writes annual reports and submits to USEPA.
- Reviews and approves engineering plans and contract
- Reviews and approves project pay requests. Reviews and approves
project/construction change orders.
- Determines grant/loan compatibility with program
- Reviews and recommends grant applications.
- Ability to analyze various financial information.
- Provides technical evaluation, rule interpretation, and
consultation for projects and designs for agencies that were
prepared and submitted by professional engineers.
- After evaluation, prepare, sign, and seals as necessary to
permit approval, denial, or commentary on shortcomings and
- Recommends, drafts, and ensures completion of appropriate
- Conducts facility inspections to identify safety, operational,
maintenance, and budgetary needs.
- Responsible for project documentation.
- Provides oversight and evaluation of engineering estimates
developed by contract consultants.
- Recommends, drafts, and ensures completion of appropriate
- Provides technical assistance to other programs, agencies, or
- Plans and coordinates a variety of engineering development
projects, providing for on-site technical assistance as required;
inspects and monitors projects in progress for quality and cost
- Participates in the Sections rulemaking process.
- Assists with formal and informal training of staff personnel in
the use of department regulations, software, and equipment.
- Manages the program to ensure projects, goals, and operational
duties are completed effectively.
- Assists with the selection and oversight of consultants and
engineering firms assigned/contracted on projects.
- Trains, coaches, and mentors, engineers, and technicians.
- Drafts and manages the development of regulations for water,
wastewater, subdivision recommendations, and operator
Preference will be given to those with a Bachelor's degree in a
chemical, civil, environmental, or other engineering field plus two
years or more of professional work experience, at the level of a
Project Engineer, for water and wastewater systems, wells, and
piping, soils and groundwater investigations, and environmental
- Knowledge of procedure and terminology for designing, writing
specifications, and performing construction support, design review,
and project management.
- Knowledge of State and Federal policies and procedures
pertaining to NEPA, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Davis
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with other agencies, consultants, contractors, and
local authorities to facilitate good relations between the
department and outside entities.
- Knowledge and experience in engineering design, contract law,
and construction administration.
- Knowledge of current construction practices and standards for
water and sewer systems.
- Knowledge of state government functions and procedures; state
and federal laws, policies, and procedures established for the
- Knowledge of treatment methods and design requirements for
water and wastewater infrastructure.
- Knowledge of mentoring and coaching skills.
- Knowledge of Federal, State, and local rules and
- Knowledge of State of Wyoming regulatory development
- Knowledge soliciting public input, writing, and coordinating
the completion of regulations.
- Knowledge and experience in public works contracting.
- Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices to
review designs, plans, and contract documents.
- Skill in analyzing construction cost estimates.
- Skill in verbal and written communications.
Education: Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering) Experience: 1-2 years
of progressive work experience in Engineering Certificates,
Licenses, Registrations: Professional Engineer's (PE) License
Required at time of hire - (Wyoming PE required within six months
of hire date.)
Necessary Special Requirements PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
- Must be able to walk over rough terrain.
- Must be able to climb.
- Must be able to deal with all types of inclement weather.
- Must be able to deal with heights.
- Some travel may be required.
- FLSA: Exempt
- Must have a valid driver's license.
Supplemental Information 020, Department of Environmental Quality,
Water Quality Division
Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively
supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A &
I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent
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