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 Belcourt, ND, USA
Feb 12, 2019
Full time
Summary This position is that of the Environmental Engineer for the Great Plains Area Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Indian Health Service, Minot District located in Belcourt, ND. 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 sold waste disposal facilities. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Collecting and analyzing data on water distribution systems, water storage facilities, sewage collection and treatment infrastructure, and waste management systems for design of new construction or improvements to existing facilities Performs duties concerned with the administration of contracts for sanitation facilities. Attend pre-construction conference and participates in the technical portion of the meeting. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Martin, SD, USA
Jan 22, 2019
Full time
Summary This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer at the Martin Field Office located in Martin, 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
Indian Health Service Bemidji, MN, USA
Jan 22, 2019
Full time
Summary This position is an Environmental Engineer located in Office of Environmental Health and Engineering within the Bemidji Area Indian Health Service. This position reports to the District Engineer or designee. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Performs all engineering tasks required for the design of individual and community sanitation facilities including water supply and distribution, sewage collection and treatment and solid waste collection and disposal methods. Performs site visits to obtain information such as condition of systems, location of sewer mains, local water pressures, plumbing layouts, etc., investigates malfunctioning water and sewer system components, and makes preliminary diagnosis. Estimates cost, manpower, and material necessary to correct malfunctioning systems and submits recommendations to supervisor or his designate. Performs duties concerned with the administration of contracts for sanitation facility construction, insuring that actual construction complies with designs and specifications and safety requirements. Travel Required 50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com