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    Summary

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Area Engineer for an assigned geographical area. The incumbent supervises area-wide engineering staff and will be responsible for all NRCS engineering activity in the Area including training, quality assurance, and technical assistance.

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    Responsibilities

    • Supervises the planning, design and construction of engineering practices such as water management, animal waste management, erosion control, flood control and wetland creation or restoration.
    • Directs calculations of earthwork, concrete, steel, conduits, and other materials, and prepares construction estimates and bills of materials.
    • Reviews and checks engineering planning, designs, and construction work of NRCS field staff with lower Engineering Job Approval Authority in the area assigned.
    • Performs supervisory responsibilities by providing technical and administrative direction to a staff consisting of engineers and engineer technicians.
    • Provides technical guidance and training to personnel in the assigned area and throughout the state on all engineering practices, and in the use and care if engineering equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

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