Surface Water Treatment Specialist - Environmental Engineer Licensed Specialist
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
Location: TBD, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $31.69 - $44.95 Hourly
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Internal Number: 7601-21-DWEHD-008
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's (EGLE) mission is to protect Michigan’s environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.
At EGLE, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources. We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve. Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.
The surface water treatment specialist has primary responsibility for performing sanitary surveys, surveillance visits, and reviewing plans, specifications, and permit applications for community water supplies which have treatment plants subject to the Surface Water Treatment Rules. The surface water treatment specialist also has primary responsibility for reviewing monthly operation reports and serves as the main contact for communities subject to the Surface Water Treatment Rules.
This position serves as the statewide specialist in one or more of the following technical elements of surface water treatment: membrane filtration, conventional treatment (coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and filtration), and disinfection (alternative disinfectants, CT, and disinfection byproduct control). This specialist reviews new, complex, or unique treatment technologies in these categories being considered for installation in the state.
NOTE: The work location of this position will be determined based upon the successful candidate.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering.
Four years of experience equivalent to an Environmental Engineer, including two years equivalent to an Environmental Engineer P11 or one year equivalent to an Environmental Engineer 12 or Environmental Engineer Licensed 12.
Possession of a registered professional engineer license is required for this position.
The State of Michigan offers a competitive benefits package for all career employees that include medical, dental and vision coverage, along with paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement and much more. Click the following link to learn more. State of Michigan – Employee Benefits
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for EGLE. To learn more about how EGLE employees are achieving the EGLE's mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit our website at Michigan.gov/EGLE
This position requires possession of a registered professional engineer license.
Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. Failure to do so may result in your application being screened out.
Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
You must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcript. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
Michigan Professional Engineers License is required.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent is required.