- Engineer In Training
- Driver's License
Are you interested in working for a dynamic, professional state agency? The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking a licensed Staff Engineer to join our Engineering Bureau at our Headquarters in Boise. This opening may be your opportunity to use your Engineering education, knowledge and skills to promote the mission of Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the design and construction of projects to support fish and wildlife resources, from inception to final completion. They will provide engineering consultation and advice on construction methods.
This position is established at the Staff Engineer level and may be under filled at the Associate Engineer level. The Associate Engineer classification is used for recruitment and training purposes for the Staff Engineer. Through various types of on-the-job training, employees hired at the staff level will learn to carry out the duties of a Staff Engineer. Upon successful completion of a training plan and when minimum qualifications for the Staff Engineer level are met, including possession of a Professional Engineering license, the incumbent will be reclassified to a Staff Engineer level and compensated accordingly.
Please note this job announcement will remain open until the position has been filled. Applications will be periodically reviewed as they are received. Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit their applications as soon as possible under whichever job announcement(s) that they feel they may qualify for.
To apply at the Staff Engineer level, please go to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Staff Engineer job announcement at the following link:
Example of Duties
Organizes biological, structural, hydraulic, site, and other engineering and operational data to define fish and wildlife related facilities
Develops criteria for new construction projects that will meet specific fish and wildlife requirements; insures project criteria are practical with regard to cost and construction methods and are biologically sound
Develops cost-effective preliminary designs; prepares and reviews final designs and specifications for construction projects
Develops and administers public works bid packages in accordance with Public Works Statues
Designs and authorizes necessary changes to meet unexpected construction or environmental conditions
Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.)
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);
A valid driver's license
Two years of Engineer-in-Training 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.
Desirable Qualification: (This qualification is not required, however if you have relatable experience it may increase your rating.)
Some knowledge of Computer Aided Design Software (CAD) and total station and/or GPS survey equipment
Please enter your responses to the supplemental questions in the space provided. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described in the typical guides for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide in these questions. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses.
To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:
Thank you for applying with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 25
Boise, Idaho 83707
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