• State of Nevada
  • Elko, Nevada
  • Mar 25, 2023
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $65,667.60 - $98,532.72 USD

Job Description





*Pay Grade: GRADE 40

Salary Range: $65,667.60 - $98,532.72

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 775 888-1486


Position Description

Licensed Professional Engineers provide professional services involving the application of engineering principles and data, or activities in connection with public or private utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment or projects impacting the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health or property.

This position is within District III, Elko (Crew 301). The incumbent will assist the Resident Engineer and Assistant Resident Engineer in field construction which involves the following: maintaining and managing a construction field office; maintaining and managing a construction field laboratory, including facilities for materials testing, physical properties of Portland Cement/Concrete, bituminous mixtures, soils and untreated aggregates, and physical and chemical properties of treated aggregates. Duties also include planning, organizing, directing, and overseeing the work of technical employees engaged in construction inspection and surveying.

Applicants must have an ABET accredited BS engineering degree (or equivalent as defined by the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers). Applicants are expected to have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FEE) prepared by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. If the selected applicant has not yet passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam at the time of employment, the incumbent will be expected to take and pass the exam within the first year of employment. If the employee fails to pass the FEE exam within a year, they will be considered for release prior to the end of probation.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.).

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

Special Requirements

  • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Nearest Major Market: Elko

Job Address

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