- Environmental Engineer II
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is responsible professional engineering work involving the application of environmental engineering for the protection of the public health, safety and the environment.
An employee in this class is responsible for the performance of professional engineering duties in making field surveys and investigations of water supplies, sewage systems, streams, industrial waste facilities, solid and hazardous waste facilities, air pollution control systems and/or dams and reservoirs. Work includes preparing reports of findings, and making recommendations to improve the public health, safety and the environment. The employee works under general technical supervision and receives work assignments from a designated superior.
Participates in the engineering review of the hydraulics and details of water supply systems and plants, industrial and domestic waste treatment systems, solid and hazardous waste management systems, air pollution control systems, dams and reservoirs, etc.; gathers and interprets data as to pollution, contamination, and construction and design features; reviews engineering plans and specifications for sewage and industrial waste treatment plants, water supply systems, solid and hazardous waste disposal areas, air pollution control systems and dams and reservoirs for compliance with approved standards.
Confers with officials, owners and operators of plants and establishments with regard to laws, regulations, and engineering requirements of the Division of Environmental Quality and/or Department of Natural Resources.
Collects samples of water and sewage for bacteriological, chemical or biological analysis.
Examines and prepares charts, tables and maps for the interpretation of engineering data, and prepares reports of findings and analysis.
Prepares papers and lectures on subjects relating to the environment and/or dam safety.
Prepares technical and detailed reports of engineering surveys.
Participates in special investigations of fish kills and unusual stream conditions with representatives of other agencies.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
One year as an Environmental Engineer I in the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Two years of professional experience in engineering; and graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in engineering with the curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET). (A Master's degree in engineering may be substituted for the experience.) Applicants who do not possess a Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited program of engineering but who submit one of the following proofs will be accepted:
1. Proof of acceptance for part one of the examination for registration as a professional engineer in Missouri.
2. Proof of Engineer-in-Training certification in Missouri.
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering.
Considerable knowledge of the chemistry, bacteriology, and physical properties of ambient air, water, sewage and liquid waste, and of modern engineering practices in the fields of water supply and purification, sewage and sewage treatment, treatment of industrial waste, solid and hazardous waste management, air pollution control, and dams and reservoirs.
Ability to perform investigations involving the application of professional theory and interpretation of laws, regulations and requirements.
Ability to consult with and advise plant owners and operators on proper design, construction and operation of plants.
Ability to prepare engineering reports and to prepare papers and lectures related to the environment.
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