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Engineer Technician
Agency: Arkansas Natural Resources Commission
Date Posted: 02/28/2018
Posting Expires: 03/28/2018
The Engineer Technician is responsible for gathering engineering data or environmental samples, assisting staff in the field, and documenting engineering studies or reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Assists staff engineers, architects, surveyors, and inspectors in the field as required by agency. Operates computer-remote terminal or personal computer and various computer programs to enter a variety of engineering data into established database and may manipulate data to produce drawings, plans, and/or reports. Reviews, logs, and tracks projects. Routes logs and documents as agency requires. May collect various types of environmental samples for analysis and may analyze sample to determine presence/absence of specific substances. May prepare a variety of maps, charts, or illustrations to document findings or to illustrate reports or may enter geographic data into system software to produce digitized geographic data and/or maps. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
May be exposed to hazards in the field or the laboratory.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of basic engineering principles relating to the work performed. Knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques. Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of engineering computer software. Ability to collect and analyze engineering data. Ability to prepare and present oral and written technical information and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational or college training in pre-engineering, drafting, or related field; plus three years of experience in field or laboratory research and testing. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include experience with collecting groundwater levels and water-quality samples. Other skills preferred include data entry and the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software. Education and training in basic hydro-geology and water well drilling techniques is also desirable.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
All candidates must complete the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. If a resume is submitted without an application, you will not be considered for employment.
Job Details
Position No.: 22087663
Class Code: B090C
Grade: GS05
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Richelle Rice
Phone: 501-682-3906
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