Principal Engineer
State of Wyoming - Cheyenne, WY

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Responsible for managing the Southeast District Water and Wastewater Section programs including permits to construct for municipalities and industries, land application permits, delegation of permitting authority to local entities, subdivision reviews, Underground Injection Control Class 5E permit engineering reviews and the assigned staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Reviews design plans and specification for water and wastewater treatment plants and systems for technical merit.

Ensures the work activities of the engineering staff meet project technical and policy requirements, state statutes and federal regulations.

Manages, coordinates and organizes field inspections and assures projects are completed in accordance with plans, specifications, and design criteria.

Inspects construction to insure compliance and confers with engineers regarding design and compliance with state requirements.

Work is performed within the division's policy guidelines with considerable latitude for independent judgment in establishing procedures and recommending policies.

Develops and implements standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for engineering section.

Responsible for coordinating requirements of DEQ, BLM, USFS, and other agencies on projects.

Coordinate and develop consensus among representatives of city, county, federal, and department as well as general public and special interest groups to address project impacts and effects at the design and construction level.

Writes detailed reports based on research, analysis, and evaluation of data pertaining to specific projects, conditions, or proposals.

Prepares technical engineering studies for a variety of projects.

Reviews and approves special provisions for all projects to address issues unique to each project.

Provide fundamental and supplemental training to subordinates.

Reviews and approves the development of plans and documents.

Responsible for providing engineering recommendations on a variety of projects.

Reviews and approves or rejects submittals.

Coordinates with other programs, agencies, or outside entities; participates in value engineering studies and public meetings.

Provides responses as the result of claims, lawsuits or other public record requests.

Conducts performance appraisals, makes hiring and firing recommendations; conducts disciplinary actions.

Trains, develops and mentors staff.

Confers with staffs of agencies in other states or other levels of government with regard to joint actions taken or to be taken, or in exchange of vital or useful information; develops, reviews and makes adjustments in a long-range plan for agency (or major program) goals.

Advises senior leaders on acquisition of engineering specific software, hardware, equipment, and materials.

Affixes PE stamp to work completed.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of water and wastewater systems design and operation as well as governing state and federal regulations plus applicable agriculture, biology, geology and engineering elements.

Knowledge of legal aspects of supervision of staff.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Skill in interpersonal relations with staff, peers, other agencies, the public, elected officials and adversarial parties.

Skill in supervisory and management techniques.

PREFERENCES:
Preference will be given to those with a Bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, environmental or other engineering field plus three years 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 quality research. Professional engineering license required at time of hire. Wyoming professional engineering license required within six months of hire date.

  • Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code ENEG12) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at:
http://statejobs.state.wy.us/lookup.aspx

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