Department of Environmental Quality | Environmental Engineer III

Position Overview:

The Department of Environmental Quality is looking to fill an Environmental Engineer III position in the Division of Drinking Water. This position may be filled at any of the advertised levels listed below. Salary depends on the job level offered within the series. . 

 An example of the duties for the needed Environmental Engineer III is:
  •  Perform engineering review, as related to drinking water issues, in an effective and efficient manner with focuses on adding value to the quality of the project and providing services to the water systems and consultants.
  • Follow up and follow through on assigned projects.
  • Complete Plan Reviews in the Assigned Counties, as a rule, take the lead in plan review projects in assigned primary county.
  • Complete assigned sanitary surveys before the end of October of the year assigned.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Incumbents in this job are fully competent engineers and utilize advanced training, experience, and independent judgement to perform a wide range of technically complex engineering/permitting assignments and/or major multifaceted projects with minimal supervision. Depth of experience allows incumbents to organize, administer and resolve engineering problems and regulation conflicts. Assesses feasibility of proposed complex permit engineering plans, projects, systems, or equipment for compliance with state and federal environmental rules and regulations. Maintains liaison with water systems and design engineers and coordinates the environmental rules and regulations.


Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
  • Degree in Engineering (Civil preferred), Environmental Sciences, or Environmental Engineering, OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and paid professional employment directly related to the above tasks.
  • Current Utah Professional Engineer license (or ability to obtain through reciprocity upon hire)

Job Series:

The selected candidate for this position may be brought in as an Environmental Engineer I with a salary range of $24.59 - $39.02, an Environmental Engineer II with a salary range of $28.95 - $45.92 per hour, or an Environmental Engineer III with a salary range of $32.26 - $51.16 per hour.

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