Pretreatment Engineer

Deadline: 6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: PT004
Salary Range: Gr. 8 / $43,918 - $65,878
Division-Section-Unit: Environmental Science and Compliance/Pretreatment Section
Shift: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Limitations: None
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: No
Name of Bargaining Unit Union:


Conduct on-site, scheduled and unannounced inspections of industrial and commercial firms including firms with a high degree of complexity such as hazardous waste treatment facilities, electroplating/metal finishing facilities, chemical manufacturers, etc., to ensure compliance with Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC), DEM and Federal EPA rules and regulations. Write/negotiate and issue Wastewater Discharge Permits, correspondence/reports.  Review analytical data/sample results and user pretreatment, process, operations and spill control plans, etc. Perform complex engineering calculations.  Respond to emergency or special investigations as required. As required, prepared and present expert witness testimony at court hearings/trials.  Lifting heavy/awkward items may be required.  Perform other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities. 


EDUCATION: Graduation from a four-year technical college degree program in chemical, environmental engineering or equivalent. EXPERIENCE: Previous engineering experience in industrial processing (i.e. chemical manufacturing, electroplating, metal finishing, textile manufacturing, etc) and/or designing/operating wastewater pretreatment systems is desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

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