Local recruitment: Water Resource Control Engineer (JC-339346)

California State Water Resources Control Board

Sacramento, CA, USA 🇺🇸

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. First, create a CalCareers account as you must prior to applying. Once your account is created you can search 339346 to locate the job posting and apply. Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 4/3/23. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

Are you looking for a fulfilling career protecting California’s surface waters and groundwater for the benefit of current and future generations? Are you looking for a chance to work with technical experts and to expand your regulatory knowledge and leadership skills? If so, then this is the position for you!

The California Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Rancho Cordova Office has one opening for a Water Resource Control Engineer in our Site Cleanup Program in the Private Sites Cleanup Unit. The position is located at 11020 Sun Center Drive, Suite 200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.

Under the supervision of a Senior Water Resources Control Engineer, the successful candidate will provide technical oversight of soil and groundwater investigations and cleanups by applying the Board’s regulations, policies, plans and guidelines. The successful candidate will be expected to communicate and negotiate appropriate application of these regulations, to agency and Responsible Party representatives and the public. The incumbent is expected to be courteous, provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) Strategic Plan. They will work cooperatively with, and be responsive to, Federal, State and local government agencies, and the public in coordinating oversight of investigation and cleanup activities.

The incumbent will manage regulatory oversight of investigation and remediation projects, perform engineering, and other technical work, and implement State environmental laws and programs related to the Water Boards’ Site Cleanup program. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: reviewing engineering work plans, reports, and cleanup proposals; evaluating hydrological data, groundwater monitoring plans, well designs, and environmental data (soil, soil gas, water, sediment, indoor air) to assure adequate definition of the nature and extent of contamination and to ascertain compliance with the Water Board’s cleanup goals; reviewing and providing engineering input to work plans, reports, and cleanup proposals; preparing correspondence and enforcement orders directing investigations and cleanup consistent with Water Board policies and regulations; and prioritizing case load to support annual work plan commitments.

To learn more about this position and how to apply, please visit CalCareers and search position by job title or 339346.






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