Modeling & Assessment Specialist I

TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY is accepting applications for an Engineering Specialist I.


Date posted

July 21, 2017 12:00 am

Application deadline

Sep. 21, 2017 12:00 am




  • United States

Job description


Email applications to: Jobs TCEQ


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State Title: Engineering Specialist I
Functional Title: Modeling & Assessment Specialist I
Job Posting:  17091 
Monthly Salary: $3297.00
Salary Group:  B17
Posting Date:  07/14/2017
Close Date:  07/28/2017
Section/Division: Data Management Section/Monitoring Division
Work Location: 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753
Openings: One
Position #(s): 2178

Job Description: Performs air quality and meteorological forecasting, data validation, and data analysis, for the Data Management Section of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Monitoring Division. Prepares and disseminates weather, agricultural burn, air quality planning, and air pollution forecasts, including participating in seasonal weekend forecast rotation. Assists in the evaluation of forecasting models and associated software. Validates, analyzes, and reports meteorological and air quality data utilizing agency and EPA data systems. Assists in performing data analysis techniques and procedures for meteorological and air quality data to ensure compliance with data quality objectives and state and federal air monitoring regulations. Assists in providing data summaries and/or air quality data and related information for agency staff and/or external customers. Follows and assists in the review and updating of standard operating procedures (SOPs), quality assurance project plans (QAPPs), and other guidance/procedural documentation. Assists with maintaining and updating meteorology and forecast web pages in coordination with the lead internet developer. Ensures materials posted on agency web sites conform to agency standards, including accessibility standards.

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Codes: 72D, EA, 1585, 6802, and 6842

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in engineering, a basic or natural science, mathematics, or related field from an accredited college or university (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION).

Preferred Requirements: Experience in air quality forecasting. Experience in meteorological forecasting. Bachelor's Degree or higher with a major in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences. Experience in air quality or meteorological data analysis and/or comparison.

Special Requirements: Moving up to 35 pounds of paper/equipment. Traveling up to 5% of the time.

Condition of Employment: TCEQ will verify Selective Service registration for males born on or after January 1, 1960. If exempt from Selective Service registration selected candidate must provide proof of exemption on first day of employment. Offers of employment are contingent on the candidate having legal authorization to work for the TCEQ. TCEQ will conduct a criminal history records search on candidates selected for posted vacancies. Only applicants who are interviewed will receive written non-selection notification.

To Apply: Email a State of Texas application to Jobs TCEQ or mail to:

TCEQ Human Resources & Staff Services,
P.O. Box 13087,
MC-116 Austin, TX 78711-3087;

or submit in person, at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Bldg. A, Austin, Texas 78753 by the close date.

An electronically signed copy is acceptable. In compliance with ADA, if you need any special accommodations during the employment process, please contact HRSS for assistance at (512) 239-0102. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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