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Senior Water Resource Control Engineer

California State Water Resources Control Board

Oakland, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $10,886.00 - $13,625.00 / month
Deadline Apr 16, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created, you can search 417561 to locate the job posting and apply.

Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 04/16/2024. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position.

This position is entitled to a $250.00 pay differential per month based on Bargaining Unit and/or work location.

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has an opening for a permanent, full-time Senior Water Resource Control Engineer (Specialist) in the Groundwater Protection and Waste Containment Division. This is an opportunity to do meaningful and challenging work to protect the water quality resources in the San Francisco Bay Region. The position location is 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400, Oakland, CA 94612.

Duties:

The incumbent will work under the general direction of the Division Manager of the Groundwater Protection and Waste Containment Division, a Supervising Water Resource Control Engineer. The incumbent will serve as a technical expert/advisor on complex soil, soil vapor, and groundwater cleanup and mitigation projects involving the following: contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and surface water impacts; site investigations; site remediation; site mitigation/risk management, including monitoring, maintenance, and effectiveness evaluations; and emerging concerns. The incumbent will advise other technical staff in the review of engineering reports, plans, estimates, and specifications, including review of engineered vapor intrusion mitigation system design plans, design drawings, operation, maintenance, and monitoring plans to ensure that all vapor intrusion remedies are designed, operated, maintained, and monitored in conformance with standard engineering principles and practices. The incumbent will also assist other technical staff in the evaluation of remedial technologies and engineered remediation systems to ensure remedial actions are protective of the environment, water quality, and human health.

The incumbent will manage the most complex and technical engineering assignments; prepare and evaluate engineering reports, plans, specifications, and estimates; perform independent technical research work; and maintain cooperative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, other agencies, and the public. The incumbent will identify problems, develop appropriate courses of action, and conduct critical and/or sensitive investigations; prepare written requirements for technical reports by dischargers or suspected dischargers; review and evaluate the acceptability and completeness of project-related activities and reports involving the physical, biological, and chemical engineering sciences relating to soil, groundwater, and soil vapor investigations and remediation at polluted sites; prepare written comments on reports and information relating to investigations, remediation, and monitoring to assess water quality impacts and/or demonstrate regulatory compliance; prepare tentative orders and informational items for Board consideration, including identifying interested parties, coordinating with legal counsel, reviewing and responding to comments, preparing agenda packages, making Board presentations, finalizing adopted orders, and preparing administrative records; identify instances of significant non-compliance with Water Board-issued orders and permits, Water Board policies, monitoring requirements, and other reports or work plans; and recommend appropriate enforcement actions and coordinate with enforcement staff as appropriate.

Other duties include the development of internal and regional guidance and recommendations related to complex soil, soil vapor, and groundwater cleanup and mitigation projects involving the following: contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and surface water impacts; site investigations; site remediation; site mitigation/risk management, including monitoring, maintenance, and effectiveness evaluations; and emerging concerns. The incumbent will also support the State Water Board in statewide guidance and policy development and will plan and coordinate with other sections, State Water Board, and other agencies, as appropriate, to consider potential overlaps, benefits, implications, and resource needs/constraints. The incumbent will maintain and update the Environmental Screening Levels.

See the Duty Statement for more details.

Additional information:

Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class. If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10,886.00 - $13,625.00 / month

The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created, you can search 417561 to locate the job posting and apply.

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Category General / Stewardship , Hydrology
Tags Soil Science