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Environmental Engineer 2

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Bend, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 04/23/2019

Clean Water State Revolving Fund Technical Assistant (Environmental Engineer 2)

Ready to make a positive impact on community health across Oregon? The Water Quality program has a full-time opportunity available for a Clean Water State Revolving Fund Technical Assistant (Environmental Engineer2) in our Bend, Oregon office. Please consider joining an innovative team working to advance our agency mission to protect and improve Oregon's environmental quality.

What you will do!

You will serve as the primary resource in providing engineering analysis and needs assessments of wastewater treatment facility operations and infrastructure, and of water quality projects that could qualify for clean water state revolving fund loans. You will be responsible for reviewing site specific wastewater treatment operations and water quality improvement projects, and provides technical and engineering expertise on water quality rules and program requirements. The employee will act as a liaison to local governments and public agencies as they attempt to assess their operations and infrastructure needs.

What’s in it for you!

The opportunity to join a dynamic team of mission focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, water, and land. We offer medical, dental, and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays a year. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you qualify at PSLF Program. If you are passionate about Oregon's environment, apply today!

This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position.

What are we looking for?

Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field such as Environmental, Chemical, Civil or Mechanical, AND 2 years of engineering experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable).
1 year of experience in an environmental protection/control program.
Extensive knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of chemical, civil, environmental, mechanical, or other engineering.
Skill in applying engineering principles to solve environmental problems or complete projects.
Familiarity with pollution control and monitoring systems.
Wastewater treatment and facilities design.
Experience providing technical assistance to consultants and the regulated community.
Experience conducting on-site facility inspections for compliance and engineering purposes.
How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please follow the “Apply” link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.

Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter. You must submit these at the beginning of the application process when it asks for a resume. You may attach more than 1 item in this section.

Veterans Information:

DEQ provides veterans’ preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information, please go here: For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans’ preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those once you’ve submitted your application via a pop-up with a veterans’ preference questionnaire.

Questions/Need Help?

If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Carrie Adams, Human Resources Analyst, at or (503) 229-5963.

DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

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