Engineering Technician III, II, I

State of Utah

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Job Title: Engineering Technician III, II, I

Job Description:
Do you like to analyze and solve problems? Are you comfortable interacting with people? This position will serve as engineering technician in the Division of Water Rights Applications & Records Section to handle basic title transfers, finalize certification of water rights and review Orders of the State Engineer. This will entail the review and research of records and data to make proper evaluations and recommendations.

Principal Duties:

Assist the public in person and over the phone to answer questions regarding water rights applications and title transfers.
Review and process simple ownership conveyances.
Assist in the finalization of certificates of beneficial use.
Review the water rights database for accuracy.
Assist in review of low to moderate complexity Orders of the State Engineer.
Ideal Candidate:
Engineering Technician I:Working title: Assistant Technician
High school diploma or equivalent, and;
Enrollment in college / tech school
Engineering Technician II:Working title: Water Right Associate.
Pass the DWRi exam with a score of 80% or greater, and either;
Hold an Associate’s degree, or;
Have one year experience working for the Division of Water Rights.
or;
Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Engineering Technician III:
Working title: Water Right Analyst.
Pass the DWRi exam with a score of 90% or greater, and;
Have three years experience working for the Division of Water Rights,
or;
Pass the DWRi exam with a score of 90% or greater, and;
Have one year experience working the Division of Water Rights, and;
Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field,
or;
Hold a Master’s degree in a related field.
Preference will be given to candidates with direct water rights experience however upon hire, training will be provided for those hired as an Engineering Technician.

Why You Should Join Our Team:
Water is an integral part of life in Utah. As one of the oldest agencies in the state, the office of the State Engineer (i.e., the Division of Water Rights) has a long history of playing a critical role in the management and distribution of the state’s water resources. As development continues water management is a critical challenge which will require innovation, expertise, and stakeholder engagement. Water Rights will play a major role and this position will play a role in this important endeavor.

The Agency:
If you would like to read more about working for the Division of Water Rights please click here http://www.waterrights.utah.gov/
 

Example of Duties
 

Serve as a public information specialist for statewide issues.
Handles inquiries, researches low to moderately complex water right matters, coordinates activities with other division staff.
Review and help develop draft Orders of the State Engineer for Extension of Time Requests.
Assists in the processing of Certificates of Beneficial Use. Reviews water rights database for accuracy post certification.
Review and process simple Reports of Conveyance forms and Deed Addendums to make updates for appropriate title action on water rights.
Assist and work to complete larger water rights research as requested by the supervisor.
 

Typical Qualifications
 

Utah water rights law, rules, regulations, and statewide policies.
Principles, theories, and practices of water rights management.
Research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information.
Use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions.
Read and interpret maps, plats, charts, plans, and/or blueprints.
Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures.
Communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing.
Use State or agency-specific software application programs.

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