The recruitment period for this vacancy has been extended and the scope expanded to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied there is no need to reapply.
What you will be doing:
In supporting the Program's oversight of oil exploration, production, transportation, and storage infrastructures, this position provides technical advice in determining whether industry submittals meet minimum state requirements and are based on sound engineering practices. The work involves the application of fundamental knowledge of diverse engineering disciplines, especially mechanical or civil engineering, including a specialized branch of corrosion control, within an integrated team of committed professionals in the highly complex world of oil spill prevention.
In addition to conducting technical record audits, this position also provides engineering supports within the Incident Command System during oil spill incidents. This position provides subject matter expertise to Program staff (plan managers) in reviewing and approving of Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan (ODPCP) and conducting facility inspections.
The successful candidate will review and prepare concise written evaluations of engineering designs/drawings, integrity, and corrosion control (such as cathodic protection) reports for internal use. This position may also recommend referrals to outside subject matter experts and serve as the project manager for technical professional services contracts.
Our mission to Alaska:
The department staff is dedicated to conserving, improving, and protecting Alaska's natural resources and environment to enhance the health, safety, economic, and social well-being of Alaskans. This position’s work involves the application of fundamental knowledge of diverse engineering disciplines, especially mechanical and civil engineering, including a specialized branch of corrosion control, within an integrated team of committed professionals in the field of oil spill prevention. If selected, the successful candidate will be contributing in the overall efforts of working with plan holders in protecting the environment by ensuring the integrity of the infrastructures that are crucial to the well being of Alaskans.
Why you should join our team:
The PPRP provides meaningful opportunities to participate in the oversight of infrastructures vital to the State's interest in a flexible and family-friendly environment. With supervisor approval, hybrid telework is available upon successfully completion of the probationary period – generally after 12 months of employment.
Your working environment:
Although most of this position’s functions are performed in an office setting, the incumbent supports the Prevention, Preparedness and Response Program statewide, as such, travel by small aircraft and boat may be required. Travels may include locations from the major North Slope oil fields to small communities of throughout Alaska. You will be required to wear personal protection equipment as appropriate in compliance with worker safety requirements; (i.e. hardhat, protective clothing, or footwear).
Who we are looking for:
Compliance: Knowledge of procedures for assessing, evaluating, and monitoring programs or projects for compliance with State and federal laws, regulations, and guidance.
Technical Credibility: Understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise.
General Engineering: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and theories of engineering and their practical applications.
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Uses a logical, systematic, and sequential approach to address problems or opportunities or manage a situation by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary.
Environmental Engineering: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and methods to protect and improve the quality of the environment and its resources; and to monitor, control, abate, and prevent pollutants.
Since this position supports the Prevention, Preparedness and Response Program state wide, travels by small aircrafts and boats may be required.
Engineer II, DEC requires registration as a professional engineer (PE) by the State of Alaska. Persons not registered as a Professional Engineer in Alaska must be registered in a state recognized by the Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors eligible for comity in accordance with AS 08.48.191(b). Persons employed under this provision must become registered in Alaska within 12 months of hire and sign an agreement to this effect as a condition of employment
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in environmental engineering or a related branch of engineering;
Four years of engineering experience which included some lead engineering work and of which two years were equivalent to an Engineering Associate, DEC or Engineer 1, DEC with the State of Alaska.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in environmental engineering or a related branch of engineering;
Two years of environmental engineering experience equivalent to an Engineering Associate, DEC or Engineer 1, DEC with the State of Alaska.
Electronic and electrical engineering are not considered related branches of engineering for this job class.
Special Requirement: Engineer 2, DEC requires registration as a professional engineer (PE) by the State of Alaska. If you are registered as a professional engineer with a state other than Alaska, you must apply for and receive a State of Alaska registration within one year of appointment.
Additional Required Information
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION
A cover letter is required for this position. Please provide a detailed written response to support your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they pertain to the job description for this position. The Cover Letter should not be more than 3 pages. Specifically, provide a detailed response describing your education or experience with at least one (1) of the following seven (7) subject matter categories:
Field-constructed aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) integrity issues relating to API standards 653 and 650,
Shop-fabricated ASTs relating to UL 142 and STI SP001 or other US recognized industry standards,
Piping inspection program relating to the Piping Inspecting Code API 570,
External corrosion control by cathodic protection relating to NACE SP0169/0193,
Pipeline internal corrosion control and monitoring,
Liquid hydrocarbon pipeline preventative maintenance and corrosion control relating to ASME B31.4 or other recognized industry standards, and
The discharge prevention and contingency plan relating to 18 AAC 75.425 or the spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan relating to 40 CFR 112.
If you have some other pertinent industry certifications, such as API's/STI's Authorized Inspector, NACE's, or ASNT's, please make sure that you provide details in the cover letter. Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
Copy of Professional Engineer License Certificate
(3) three professional (employment-related) references with their current contact information
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.
If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:
Surath (Sam) Saengudham, P.E.
Title: Technical Engineer II
Phone: 907- 269 - 3078
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information