Research Engineering Scientist Associate I- Investigators - DFW- (S04726P) Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S04726P Position Title Research Engineering Scientist Associate I- Investigators - DFW- (S04726P) Department Enterprise Development Location Dallas Job Family Administrative Support Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
Routine travel (i.e. daily) statewide under extreme conditions such as all hours of day/night in high risk/dangerous setting or heavy travel for long distances to conduct investigations, etc.
Must have own transportation and steel toe shoes to perform job duties.
Open to External and Internal
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
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Responsible for completing field investigations and associated documents / data tracking as necessary
Provides technical assistance to support customers and team members.
Completes required checklists and documentation for compliance database.
Communicates with clients, team members, customer and management via email, phone, and written communication.
Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Engineering, or related field with six months of work experience; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted as appropriate.Knowledge, skills and abilities:Solid working knowledge of the principles and methods of field investigation, basic rules of evidence, and Microsoft Word, Excel and TEAMS .Ability to learn and apply TCEQ and Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations related to petroleum storage tanks and public water systems,Skill in conducting inspections of both physical facilities and records; determining proper courses of action; performing basic data entry skills; managing time and assignments to meet deadlines; and operating a motor vehicle in a safe courteous manner in compliance with traffic laws.Preferred Qualifications One year experience in natural or physical science, engineering, environmental studies, environmental law, criminal justice, paralegal activities or related field, and one year experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration or a related field.Working Conditions Investigators work under a variety of conditions including but not limited to: outdoor activities such as working in and around the vicinity of gasoline dispensing facilities and public water systems; working around electrical hazards; working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme temperatures; standard indoor office conditions including repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Work involves use of manual dexterity; sitting, standing, bending, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, twisting, climbing, squatting, kneeling and crawling; routine travel (i.e. daily) statewide under extreme conditions such as all hours of day/night in high risk/dangerous setting or heavy travel for long distances to conduct investigations, etc. Must have own transportation and steel toe shoes to perform job duties.Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title Research Engineering Scientist Associate I-DFW CBC Requirement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected] Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
Master's degree or higher
None of the above
How many years of experience do you have working in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or a related field?
None/less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 4 years
5 years or more
How many years of experience do you have conducting and leading technical inspections, surveys, follow-up investigations and preparing reports?
None/less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 4 years
5 years or more
Are you willing to work in the DFW metroplex area?
(Open Ended Question)Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents
Resume or CV