Environmental Engineer

  • Indian Health Service
  • Eagle Butte, SD, USA
  • May 15, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Summary

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer for the Great Plains Area Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Indian Health Service, Pierre District 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.

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-GP-10213187-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered

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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.

Closes 05/29/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$37,630 to $70,173 per year Pay scale & grade GS 5 - 9