Description of Work
Pay Grade: GN14
Recruitment Range: $51,895 - $65,000
This position is limited to DEQ - Department of Environmental Quality (formerly known as DENR) employees and eligible RIF candidates only. This applies to those employees that are subject to Articles 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 of G.S. 126. This does not include employees of the legislative and judicial branches, the public school and community college systems, or other employees that are exempt from these Articles of the Human Resources Act.
For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional priority and interim salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System.
Location of Position
This position is located at the Raleigh Regional Office at 3800 Barrett Drive in Raleigh, NC.
The Division of Air Quality (DAQ) works with the state's citizens to protect and improve outdoor, or ambient, air quality in North Carolina for the health, benefit and economic will-being of all. The DAQ Raleigh Regional Office is one of seven regional offices serving the citizens of North Carolina in their local area.
The regional offices operate and maintain a statewide network of air quality monitors to measure the level of pollutants in the outdoor air, issue permits to facilities emitting air pollutants, inspect industrial facilities for compliance with air quality regulations and assist the citizens of North Carolina with questions and concerns regarding air quality issues. To learn more about the Division of Air Quality and the regional offices, please visit our website at http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/air-quality.
This engineer will work primarily in the Compliance Section of the Raleigh Regional Office. This is a senior-level position with coordinator duties in the areas of air emission inventories and/or air emission testing reviews.
Other responsibilities will include conducting compliance inspections at more complex (Title V) facilities, determining permit applicability at non-permitted facilities, evaluating annual emissions inventory reports and other periodic compliance report submittals, responding to citizen complaints, participation in federal MACT/GACT implementation, and conducting air emissions test observations. Duties may also include the review of air quality permit applications and tax certification requests, including the review of engineering drawings, engineering specifications, and industrial processes for the issuance of air permits. This engineer will write technical reports, general correspondence, notices of violation, enforcement reports and other compliance documents, as well as serve as a technical advisor and consultant to air quality staff, industry representatives, local, state and federal agencies, and the general public.
This position is located in the Raleigh Regional Office at 3800 Barrett Drive in Raleigh, NC. This position is a senior-level position with specifically assigned coordinator duties related to air emission inventories and/or air emission testing reviews.
This engineer is also responsible for conducting air quality compliance inspections at more complex (Title V) facilities, determining permit applicability at non-permitted facilities, evaluating annual air emissions inventory reports and other periodic compliance report submittals, responding to citizen complaints, participating in federal MACT/GACT implementation initiatives, and conducting air emissions test observations. Duties may also include the review of air quality permit applications and tax certification requests, including the review of engineering drawings, engineering specifications, and industrial processes for the issuance of air permits. This engineer will write various types of technical reports, general correspondence, notices of violation, enforcement reports and other compliance documents, as well as serve as a technical advisor and consultant to air quality staff, industry representatives, local, state and federal agencies, and the general public. The engineer will be required to work in a team environment, both in the regional office and also through participation in projects with other departmental staff, and may be required to give presentations to staff, stakeholders, and the general public.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit
Qualified applicants must possess, and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:
A comprehensive knowledge of federal and state air quality statutes/codes/regulations, including air quality program procedures, methods, practices, and their application to specific situations, as well as a broad knowledge of industrial processes and air emission control technologies. Management prefers directly-related air quality regulatory compliance experience.
Strong and proven communication skills, both orally and in writing, to effectively and efficiently communicate detailed technical engineering information, air quality regulations, and applicable requirements to various audiences. Applicant should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (such as Word and Excel) and have experience with DAQ's IBEAM database.
The proven ability to coordinate and administer programs/projects, activities, and protocols, including managing resources, monitoring progress, and keeping projects on schedule.
The engineering review, analysis, and decision-making ability to use effective approaches for choosing a reasonable course of action, developing appropriate solutions, and reaching sound conclusions.
The ability to identify and analyze engineering designs, specifications, and plans to ensure compliance with air quality regulations and procedures.
Strong and proven leadership skills necessary to coordinate, facilitate, and participate in a collaborative approach to the completion of tasks or assignments.
The ability to climb ladders, be comfortable with heights, walk long distances and be on feet for several hours at a time, and to properly evaluate environmental conditions using a good sense of smell, hearing, and sight.
A commitment to follow written policies and procedures and to maintain a safe working environment at all times.
Applicant with an EIT or PE.
Air quality regulatory program experience, specifically in performing facility air permit inspections.
Candidates that are interviewed may be required to complete a written skills test. Instructions will be given, and the exercise will be completed within a given 20-minute timeframe during the interview.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualification May require registration as a professional engineer by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Supplemental and Contact Information
To apply for this position, please click the APPLY button. All relevant experience must be included on the application to receive proper credit. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
To be minimally qualified for this position an applicant must possess the Minimum Education and Experience Requirements AND all the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies listed. It is important all relevant education and work experience is documented on the application and that all questions associated with the application are answered completely.
If multiple applications are submitted by an applicant to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Applicants requesting and / or receiving an accommodation via the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax but must be received by 5pm on the closing date.
Persons eligible for veteran preference must upload a copy of Form DD-214 and attach to the application.
Persons eligible for RIF priority must upload their letter of notification and attach to the application. This applies to those employees that are subject to Articles 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 of G.S. 126. This does not include employees of the legislative and judicial branches, the public school and community college systems, or other employees that are exempt from these Articles of the Human Resources Act.
DEQ uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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