RRC - Engineering Specialist II/III - Surface Mining and Reclamation (00006916)
RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
RRC Headquarters 1701 N Congress Avenue Austin 78701
Architecture and Engineering
Standard Hours Per Week:
Yes, 25 % of the Time
State Job Code:
Salary Admin Plan:
Salary (Pay Basis):
3,293.50 - 4,416.00 (Monthly)
Number of Openings:
Nov 20, 2019, 2:38:04 PM
Dec 13, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
Reposted position. One vacancy. Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.
The Railroad Commission of Texas seeks an experienced engineer to conduct engineering field inspections and reporting of Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Projects throughout Texas. This position is in the Surface Mining and Reclamation Division (SMRD) in Austin, TX and under the general supervision of the SMRD Director. This position is for the individual who is detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, enjoys the outdoors and is not averse to working at remote construction project sites. Major responsibilities are performed under the technical direction of a licensed, professional engineer and directed on a daily basis by the AML Program Manager. When offsite, plenty of opportunities exist to exercise independent initiative and sound judgment, and equipment and communication resources will be available for support.
Essential Job Duties
- Conduct engineering fieldwork, such as surveying, inspecting, and drafting, for major earth moving projects including pit and spoil grading, construction of roads, water control structures.
- Inspect the work of contractors for compliance with contract specifications, assist with preparing correspondence and contract payment documentation.
- Travel (overnight) approximately 25% for project development and construction management.
- Operate and perform general maintenance of a State-issued car or pickup truck.
- Compose detailed inspection reports with clear and concise language.
- Communicate with operator site managers and staff regarding technical findings in a courteous and professional manner.
- Perform detailed assignments in recording, classifying, examining and verifying financial records, documents or reports.
- Field work may require working in remote and harsh field conditions.
This position may require some travel.
State Classification Title:
ENGINEERING SPECIALIST II, III
Military Occupational Specialty Codes (MOS):
Army – 12H; 72D; 12
Navy - EA; 753X; Construction; Restricted Line (Engineering Duty)
Coast Guard – ENG13; Engineering
Marine Corps – 8831; 13
Air Force – 3E5X1; 32EX; 3E; 32
Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_EngineeringandDesign.pdf
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Mining, Civil, Environmental or Agricultural Engineering
Completed course work in Engineering Design, Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Surveying and/or Drone Operation.
Twelve months earthwork construction inspection/surveying experience required.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis.
Experience in the use Microsoft Office Suites and other Windows-based applications required.
Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
Salary will be determined based on education and experience.
Experience using survey grade GPS equipment; CAD preferred.
Experience with digital terrain modeling and drone operation
Technical Drawing, Technical Writing, Statics and Strength of Materials preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Possess a Texas Driver’s License and a good driving record.
- Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge, skill and proficiency in the use of computers with experience in MS Office applications.
- Knowledge of engineering and data analysis techniques and theories.
- Skill in the use of computer-aided design equipment and in the use and maintenance of scientific instruments.
- Must demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills.
- Ability to apply engineering concepts, to conduct inspections, to perform design work, to perform construction or fabrication work, to organize and analyze data, to communicate effectively, and to train others.
- Ability to take initiative, work independently, make timely inspections, and report findings on a consistent basis.
- Ability to work effectively on a team and address issues/concerns.
- Ability to maintain working relationship with internal/external stakeholders and be open to peer review from supervisors on work performance standards.
- Ability to respond to high pressure situations and meet changing demands and timelines.
- Ability to learn new regulations and standards to ensure operations meet compliance specifications.
- Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions and lift or move up to 50 pounds, and walk and/or stand outside for considerable amounts of time.
There is one available position. Official transcripts, DD214 or DD1300, copies of license/certifications, or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the job offer.
THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS ONLY ACCEPTS ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING.
Due to the high volume of applications we do not accept telephone calls. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Notifications to applicants are sent electronically to the email address you provide.
The Railroad Commission of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age
or disability in employment or in the provision of services.
The Railroad Commission of Texas is a smoke-free workplace