Research Engineering Scientist Associate I-Austin, TX (S03205P)

University of Texas at Arlington

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Research Engineering Scientist Associate I-Austin, TX (S03205P) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details Posting Number S03205P

Position Title Research Engineering Scientist Associate I-Austin, TX (S03205P) Department Enterprise Development Location Austin Job Family Administrative Support Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. Infrequent travel (i.e., annually) for activities such as job skills training or participating in institutional and client meetings and conferences. UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

Reviews plans, specifications and engineering reports for new or modified Public Water Systems (PWS). Performs complex engineering work at a professional level in the evaluation, review, selection, adaptation, and modification of standards, techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reviews plans, specifications, and engineering reports for new or modified public water systems for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. Coordinates or performs technical data collection, research, analysis, evaluations, inspections, or surveys and evaluates impacts. May supervise, coordinate, and review the work of others, and may be assisted on projects by engineers, other professionals, or technicians. Makes and records observations and measurements. Work may result in the development of new or refined techniques, procedures, equipment, processes, products, and/or scientific methods. May coordinate the work of division level technical staff. Performs other duties as assigned .

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. One (1) year of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, One year experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field.

Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Word and Excel; and PC's. Solid working knowledge of database entry; ability to learn TCEQ databases. Solid working knowledge of TCEQ and Environmental Protection Agency rules, regulations and procedures related to publicly owned treatment works and pretreatment programs.

Organizational skills, attentiveness to details, and the ability to work independently once trained.

Exercise independent judgement and initiative under general supervision.

Ability to mentor newer staff as needed throughout the training process.

Ability to integrate complex concepts, procedures, and processes.

Communicate verbally with clients, customers, coworkers to gather information and/or explain policies and procedures.

Ability to draft routine correspondence, reports, documents, policy, procedures, case narratives, or prepare other lengthy documents via handwritten or use of technology. Perform visual activities requiring prolonged attention to detail such as editing and proofreading.

Ability to hear and understand speech to interact with coworkers/clients/customers on a routine or frequent basis with use of amplifying equipment/hearing aids if needed.

Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of experience do you have working in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or a related field?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • How many years of experience do you have conducting and leading technical inspections, surveys, follow-up investigations and preparing reports?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • Are you willing to work in Austin, TX?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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