Please consider joining our team as a Senior Environmental Engineer for the Water Quality Program of Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality. Our team offers a supportive, and family friendly environment, where you will have countless opportunities for networking with a supportive and collaborative team of professionals. We offer full medical, dental and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year. By working for a government agency, you may be able to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).
This position is full-time, AFSCME represented with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality ("DEQ").
About the Department
The Water Quality Division is responsible for protecting Oregon's water resources through program planning and development; municipal and industrial source control; and control of other sources of water pollution. The Water Quality Division administers the federal Clean Water Act by delegation and approval from EPA, and state water quality requirements.
What will you do?
The successful applicants will conduct engineering reviews of complex plans and permit documents for various industrial and municipal sources and determine compliance with federal and state regulations. The reviews will be conducted to determine accuracy, completeness, and conformance with standards and to prepare and issue or deny permits; oversee the implementation of permits; and initiate appropriate enforcement action. The Environmental Engineer 3 applies engineering principles in evaluating control technologies, and impacts for existing, new, and modified wastewater collection, treatment and control facilities. The Environmental Engineer 3 also provides technical expertise to other program staff, authoritative information and guidance to the public and industries.
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Internal Number: DEQ18-2039