- Engineer In Training
- Driver's License
- Wellness program
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Loan forgiveness
The Soil and Water Conservation Commission has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Engineer to join our team in Southeast Idaho. Due to the large service area the incumbent would cover the position location is flexible. Idaho Falls, Pocatello, or Twin Falls are all viable options. The incumbent supports the agency’s mission to facilitate coordinated non-regulatory, voluntary, and locally led conservation by federal, state, and local governments and other partners to conserve, sustain, improve, and enhance soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources.
The incumbent will perform professional engineering and related administrative work involving research, design, construction, and related activities in support of Commission and partner goals. They will work closely with staff Professional Engineers to increase their engineering competency in preparation for Professional Engineering licensure, if they do not already possess it.
Example of Duties
Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work.
Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.
Requires a broad knowledge of precedents of the engineering discipline.
Work with environmental and planning agencies to obtain required permits.
Candidates must have one of the following:
Certification by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-in-Training OR certification from another jurisdiction that included graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET):
AND A Valid driver's license;
Experience:AND Two years of E.I.T. experience:
reading and interpreting engineering plans, specifications, and standards on projects;
interpreting and applying federal, state, and local laws, when applying standard engineering principles and practices;
coordinating field work and inspecting projects or facilities for compliance with standards.
Minimum Qualification Specialty:
Two years of E.I.T. experience specific to one of the following engineering specialties: air quality, remediation, water quality, wastewater OR water resource management.
Preferred Qualifications: These items are not required, but relevant experience may increase your score.
Construction Best Management Practices;
Animal Handling and Feeding;
ISWCC offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, holidays, and more.
Flexible work schedule and hourly wage for increased work-life balance.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness – eligibility requirements may apply.
Accrue paid vacation every pay period starting with approximately 2 weeks the first year, and increasing with state longevity
Paid Parental Leave
Paid sick leave separate from vacation leave
11 Paid holidays
Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Account https://ogi.idaho.gov/premium-rates/
Defined benefits retirement plan (pension) through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) and Vested after only 5 years. https://persi.idaho.gov/members/base_plan.cfm
Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans with traditional and Roth options
Eligible for Employee Assistance Program – Confidential support, information and resources for all of life's challenges.
Position may involve:
Frequent travel and occasional overnight stays
Walking over rough terrain, climbing ladders and lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at 208.334.2263.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.