Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for interpreting and complying with state and federal regulations while conducting environmental studies, of average difficulty, required for federal and state funded transportation projects and performs related work as required.
LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, REGION 4 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT (TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT), MADISON COUNTY
Distinguishing Features: This is the working level for the TDOT Environmental Studies Specialist Series. An employee in this class is responsible for identifying and independently completing environmental studies of average difficulty required for federal and state funded transportation projects. This position will work with engineering and operational staff to coordinate environmental studies with consideration of the overall project schedule. This class is flexibly staffed and this classification differs from the TDOT Environmental Studies Specialist-Trainee in that the incumbent of the latter is learning to identify and complete environmental studies and coordinate activities with project development and operational staff. This classification differs from the TDOT Transportation Studies Specialist-Advanced in that the incumbent of the latter is a lead worker and responsible for projects and studies of greater complexity.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and one year of full-time professional environmental program, environmental studies or cultural resources experience.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate coursework may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year (24 semester hours is equivalent to one year).
Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying professional environmental program, environmental studies or cultural resources experience obtained as a Full-Time Tennessee Department of Transportation employee may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
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