Environmental Quality Specialist 13 - Lead Service Line Replacement Specialist
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $29.46 - $43.27 hourly
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
The State of Michigan offers a competitive benefits package for all career employees that include medical, dental and vision coverage, along with paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement and much more. Click the following link to learn more.
State of Michigan – Employee Benefits
Internal Number: 7601-22-DWEHD-026
The Lead Service Line Replacement Specialist (LSLRS) is responsible for providing statewide technical guidance and tools for lead service line replacement, project management assistance to communities, and developing policy and process recommendations. The LSLRS will research and analyze national best practices, create strong working relationships with federal, state, and local leaders, and develop statewide guidance materials for distribution. Additionally, that LSLRS will coordinate conferences, prepare reports, and present at speaking engagements. The LSLRS will assist communities in developing and implementing lead service line replacement plans, securing and coordinating with communities for planning capacity and funding options, and assist with tracking inventory requirements. This position will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of water hydrology and construction/plumbing principles and develop an understanding of practices and methods of service line removal and replacement as it applies to drinking water conveyance facilities. They will also become familiar with and utilize laws, statutes, codes, and ordinances governing drinking water facility construction projects including American Water Works Association, American Society for Testing and Materials, federal, state, county, local regulations, and specifications.
ABOUT EGLE: The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's (EGLE) mission is to protect Michigan's environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.
At EGLE, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources. We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve. Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for EGLE. To learn more about how EGLE employees are achieving the EGLE's mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit our website at Michigan.gov/EGLE
Education Possession of a bachelor's degree in the biological sciences, engineering, physical sciences, resource development, or resource management.
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, crop and soil science, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, forest management, geology, ecology, meteorology, microbiology, physics, remote sensing, resource development, resource management, toxicology, or zoology.
Experience Four years of professional engineering or scientific experience in an environmental protection or regulatory program equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst, including two years equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst P11 or one year equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst 12.