Indian Health Service

The mission of the Office of Environmental Health and Engineering (OEHE) is to support the IHS Mission goal by:

  • providing optimum availability of functional, well maintained health care facilities and staff housing;
  • providing technical and financial assistance to Indian tribes and Alaska Native communities (tribes) to promote a healthy environment through the cooperative development and continuing operation of safe water, wastewater, and solid waste systems and related support facilities; and
  • assisting each American Indian tribe and Alaska Native community to achieve its unique goals for obtaining health care facilities and establishing and maintaining a healthy environment.
Indian Health Service Eagle Butte, SD, USA
Dec 11, 2018
Full time
Summary This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer at the Eagle Butte Field Office located in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. The incumbent serves in the capacity to assist the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction staff in the implementation of Public Law 86-121. The purpose of this position is to assist in project development, design, construction, as-built development, and project training of individual and community water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Prepares conceptual, preliminary, and final design analyses, construction drawings, quantity estimates, project specifications, preliminary engineering reports, and detailed engineering construction estimates. Performs site visits to obtain information for project designs and/or technical support to the various Tribes served by the Great Plains Area. Performs duties as they relate to the administration of federal and tribal procurement contracts for sanitation facilities construction, insuring that actual construction complies with designs, specifications and safety requirements. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Redding, CA, USA
Dec 11, 2018
Full time
Summary Serves as an environmental engineer within a district office of the Sanitation Facilities Construction Division with responsibility for the planning, design, construction and technical assistance in providing essential domestic water supply, distribution and storage facilities, wastewater disposal facilities, pumping stations and sewer systems. Position reports to a District Engineer. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Collaborates with federal, state, and tribal officials, and community residents for the planning, design or design review, construction, and project management related to water, wastewater, and solid waste facilities to serve Indian homes and communities. Conducts site investigations of existing water and wastewater systems and environmental conditions. Evaluates existing facilities or systems and components, making calculations (e.g., to determine pressures or pressure losses) and determining types of processes, equipment or components needed to improve existing conditions. Prepares original designs and preliminary and final layout of systems, equipment and components, considering size, space, capacities and economy. Determines system requirements, prepares engineering designs for water, wastewater, and solid waste facilities including water pumping and treatment plants, water storage reservoirs, water supply distribution systems, sewage collection systems, wastewater treatment facilities, and solid waste disposal facilities. Reviews/inspects engineering work and construction performed by contractors. These duties are described at the full performance level (GS-11). The GS-7/9 level is developmental leading to such performance. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Pierre, SD, USA
Dec 04, 2018
Full time
Summary This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer at the Pierre District Office located in Pierre, South Dakota. The incumbent serves in the capacity to assist the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction staff in the implementation of Public Law 86-121. The purpose of this position is to assist in project development, design, construction, as-built development, and project training of individual and community water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Prepares conceptual, preliminary, and final design analyses, construction drawings, quantity estimates, project specifications, preliminary engineering reports, and detailed engineering construction estimates. Performs site visits to obtain information for project designs and/or technical support to the various Tribes served by the Great Plains Area. Performs duties as they relate to the administration of federal and tribal procurement contracts for sanitation facilities construction, insuring that actual construction complies with designs, specifications and safety requirements. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com