Environmental Engineer - 1756

Augusta, ME Full-time

Application closes: Sept. 20, 2019


Opening Date:

September 9, 2019

Closing Date:

September 20, 2019



Position #:


Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:



24    $47,382.40 - $64,209.60* (*includes 11% salary adj.)



BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is seeking candidates for an Environmental Engineer with the Division of Water Quality Management.  This position is a project manager for the Clean Water State Revolving Loan (SRF), which primarily provides low interest loans to municipal and quasi-municipal wastewater treatment facilities. The position manages all aspects of the DEP SRF loan process including State wastewater grants and federal State Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG).

Specific duties include the review of funding applications, engineering plans and specifications, onsite construction review, approval of payment requisitions, and documentation for federal record keeping on Clean Water SRF projects. This position interacts closely with other division staff in licensing, compliance, enforcement, technical assistance, CSO abatement, and water quality to ensure implementation of Department policies. This position also interacts with outside entities such as the EPA, the Maine Municipal Bond Bank, USDA Rural Development, the Department of Economic and Community Development, and consulting engineers to coordinate program activities.

For job specifics, please contact Mike Riley at (207) 287-7766.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil, Sanitary, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering, or related Engineering field, and four (4) years of engineering experience. Related experience may be substituted for education on a year by year basis.  

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS(These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Licensure as a Professional Engineer by the Maine State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers.

Candidates interested in this position need to complete and submit an online State of Maine Application, along with a detailed Resume and Cover Letter http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/index.shtml#acf




5:00 pm, September 20, 2019.



Direct Hire Application forms can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at




Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.47% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance**:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (Employee pays: nothing)

Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)

Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)

**The level of actual value of State-paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.