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Hydraulic Engineer - Department Of Natural Resources

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State Of Indiana Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 2 months ago

Hire Salary:

This is a senior level position with a starting salary of $47,476; however salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience.

Work for Indiana

Join U.S News & World Report's #1 state government! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.

About the Job:

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking a qualified professional to serve as a Hydraulic Engineer in the Water Division. You will serve as a senior level engineer working at an independent level on the most complex of problems in the field of water resources hydrology and hydraulics as related to Indiana's streams and lakes.

A Day in the Life:

  • Analysis and development of technically complex hydrologic and hydraulic computer models for site-specific floodplain assessments;
  • permit application evaluations;
  • review of in-house flood control projects;
  • evaluation of proposed dam and levee projects or proposed modifications to existing structures;
  • plan and specification review and preparation;
  • creation of technically based mapping of floodplain and floodway delineations;
  • preparation of reports, letters and memos; participation in meetings with consultants, other governmental agencies, and the public;
  • and service as an expert witness in legal proceedings.

What we're looking for:

  • Doctorate in civil or agricultural engineering (soil and water option) may substitute for two (2) years of work experience.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in civil or agricultural engineering (soil and water option) from an ABET accredited college or university;

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Indiana, or a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in hydrologic and hydraulic engineering is desirable.

  • Successful completion of the Engineering Intern Exam or a Master's Degree in civil or agricultural engineering (environmental or water resources option) may substitute for one (1) year work experience;

  • ability to work with others as well as independently;

  • strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills;

  • thoroughness and accuracy in work;

  • and proficiency in the use of personal computers.

Benefits:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental

  • Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan

  • Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions

  • Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans

  • Group life insurance

  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits

  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off

  • The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs

  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years

  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Free downtown parking

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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