Staff Associate Engineer – Nevada Division of Water Resources

Company Name: Nevada Division of Water Resources
Company Website: http://www.water.nv.gov/
Title: Staff Associate Engineer
Location: Carson City, NV

Description: Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

Within the Hydrology Section at the Nevada Division of Water Resources, the major duties and responsibilities of this position include: Enterprise database management and maintenance, including license provisioning for Division GIS software; evaluation and verification of interbasin transfer inventories pursuant to NRS 533.364; assist section personnel with analysis and evaluation of climate data and groundwater modeling data; conduct geospatial analyses to evaluate water budgets and estimate consumptive water use, and work with Hydrology Section staff to integrate new methods into existing workflows; perform complex database queries and geospatial analyses to determine additional data needs and areas requiring field visitation; performing technical and statutory review of water right applications for publication; answer inquiries regarding Nevada Water Law and Division policies and procedures from government agencies, private citizens, real estate companies, consultants, and utility companies and others; conduct ground water pumpage field inventories to monitor ground water usage and preparing comprehensive reports of these inventories; and prepare analytical reports or other written correspondence on water-related issues. This position also requires occasional field work that will include travel and hotel stay.

*** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or closely related engineering field and two years of professional engineering experience; OR Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern, and two years of professional engineering experience in civil engineering or closely related engineering field; OR two years of experience as a Staff I, Associate Engineer or Supervisor I, Associate Engineer in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology/Hydrology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time employment
Hours per week: 40
Salary & Benefits: $54,329.76 to $80,972.64 Pay Grade 37

Application Process: Using the “Apply” button at the bottom of the job posting page in NEATS.

Additional Details: Please contact Levi Kryder at 775-684-2866 or lkryder@water.nv.gov if you have any questions regarding the position or application process.

Application Deadline: 11/7/2018