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Water Resources Analyst (Planning Analyst II)
Date posted: 2/23/2014
Closing date: 3/13/2014
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Central Arizona Project (CAP
The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is hiring a Water Resource Planning Analyst (Planning Analyst 1) to join the Resource Planning & Analysis department. The successful candidate will be part of a dedicated team of professionals addressing some of Arizona's most important water issues. The department focuses within CAP's service area (Maricopa, Pinal and Pima Counties), and provides long-range planning, policy analysis, and technical services for both internal and external customers. This position will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of initiatives, including supply and demand modeling, drought and shortage impact analysis, recharge and recovery planning, and support for CAP's Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District role.
The job duties of an Analyst are varied, and may include: collecting and manipulating data; performing spatial and temporal analysis of water use, socioeconomic and land use data; creating and contributing to custom models; writing for technical and non-technical audiences; coordinating with external contractors; reviewing policy proposals; and representing CAP in outside groups. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree, at least three years of related experience, strong communication and interpersonal skills, advanced spreadsheet and database skills, along with the demonstrated ability to combine technical and subject-matter expertise.
Starting Salary Range: $56,721.60 - $70,907.20
Learn more about CAP, this exciting opportunity, our excellent benefits, and APPLY online at our website www.cap-az.com/jobs! EOE
Tribal Water Systems Environmental Specialist
Date posted: 2/9/2014
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
The following job opportunity is available with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) located at 2214 North Central Avenue, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
Scope of Work:
The Tribal Water Systems (TWS) Environmental Specialist is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the water and wastewater operator certification training and examination events and process applications for Tribal operator certification. This will be accomplished by:
- Provides professional and skilled assistance to the program administrator in the planning, development and implementation of environmental programs and projects for various Tribes.
- Coordinates and facilitates the training and examination events that are necessary for the certification of Tribal water and wastewater system operators.
- Required to effectively lead and professionally facilitate meetings, training sessions, and workshops on various subjects related to environmental issues, as assigned.
- Performs detailed data entry ensuring accuracy and maintaining and safeguarding records.
- Prepares and presents relevant and accurate information on numerous environmental issues affecting
- Indian lands in a professional and proficient manner.
- Provides knowledgeable support to Tribal working groups and communities, as assigned.
- Compiles and analyzes data for statistical purposes and conducts detailed research and analysis and
- prepares technical reports on environmental issues affecting Indian lands, as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Must be knowledgeable of Tribal, State and Federal agencies, their processes and have extensive knowledge of environmental legislation/regulations and how it applies to Tribes, specific to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and Clean Water Act (CWA).
- Proficient operation of computer hardware, systems, and software including Microsoft Suite.
- Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including teaching and facilitation.
- Must be willing and able to travel extensively, for up to five (5) days in a week.
- Required to be skilled in the ability to coordinate and facilitate technical training sessions.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, is flexible with projects, and meets deadlines.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with various agencies, partners, and ITCA personnel.
Education Requirements and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in Environmental Science, Environmental Health or related field and 3 years of experience in the environmental quality field or a combination of experience, certification and training equal to 6 years.
- Certification as a Water Operator is preferred, but not required.
- Must maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License and be an insurable driver throughout the
- term of employment.
To obtain an application, contact the ITCA Human Resources Department at (602) 258-4822.
Hydrologic Field Technician
Date posted: 2/9/2014
Location: Superior, AZ
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK. Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
As part of Rio Tinto's Copper Product Group, Copper Projects manages the planning, development and related technology aspects of the portfolio of major global copper projects. The group collaborates with the Rio Tinto Technology and Innovation group to focus on applications of innovative technologies including block caving, automation, flash converter smelting and sulfide leaching. With exploration indicating one of the largest copper resources ever found in North America, and possibly worldwide, the Resolution Project stands to be one of premier copper mines. Located three miles east of Superior, Arizona, the ore body rests more than a mile below the surface and appears to be of good grade. The copper ore will be mined using a method known as panel caving, a subset of block caving. For more information about the Resolution Copper Project, please visit www.resolutioncopper.com.
We are looking for a Hydrologic Field Technician, residentially based in Superior, Arizona. You will work on Monday through Friday roster.
Reporting to the Senior Hydrogelogist, you will be responsible for:
- Maintaining inventory of deployed and spare equipment for asset management
- Forecasting replacement due to battery life, calibration, wear and tear
- Coordinating with equipment manufacturers for maintenance and warranty
- Downloading data using Win Situ, Hobo Ware and Log Ware software
- Troubleshooting equipment failures
- Hiking up to 10 hours per day to remote monitoring stations
- Towing equipment on remote mining roads
- Installing material for erosion mitigation
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
- Bachelor's degree in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental science etc.
- Minimum five years of practical experience in Environmental Technology or Mining related field
- Mine Safety and Health Administration's Training Certificate, 24 hours (Advantageous)
- Computer Skills: Log Ware, Hobo Ware, InSitu software, Telemetry networks (Desirable)
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Research and Extension Center Resident Director
Date posted: 2/5/2014
Location: Tempe, AZ
University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
The University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), a University division with statewide program delivery, is seeking a Research and Extension Center Resident Director. This position will provide vision and leadership to the Maricopa Agricultural Center (MAC), with a mission to sustain and improve agriculture and communities in Arizona through research and education of high relevance to the citizens of Arizona. We seek an entrepreneurial and visionary leader who will partner with stakeholders and faculty to plan, manage personnel and resources, and to develop and expand the economic impact of research and Extension programs of the University of Arizona.
The successful candidate will provide vision, leadership, and management for the largest Research and Extension Center in Arizona, influencing the development and future of one of the most important agricultural regions of the Southwest.
If you think you know of someone who would be a great fit for this position or are interested in applying please view the posting at www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=210552 Please contact Channah Rock (email@example.com) with any questions or suggestions!
Senior Mining Engineer
Date posted: 2/4/2014
Location: Tempe, AZ
Cardno, an international social and physical consulting firm is seeking a senior mining engineer to join its global team to support expansion of services delivering value to the domestic and international mining industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing mining engineering support for a variety of open pit and underground projects in base and precious metals. The role will serve as lead mining engineer and play a key role in business development activities. Projects will range from pre-feasibility studies to detailed engineering and providing on-site assistance to clients. The candidate will contribute to mine design, equipment selection, and operations assessment and have practical mining/mine design experience. With more than 200 offices throughout the U.S., location is open. The successful candidate will function as part of multi-discipline leadership team with other professional geologists and engineers.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- A degree in mining or civil engineering or related degree and/or related experience
- Professional engineering registration
- A minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in engineering or operations in base or precious metals industry
- Strong project management skills with attention to detail
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Experience with mine design and scheduling software
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Foreign language skills a plus.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally
- A desire to mentor and train junior personnel to take on additional roles and responsibilities
For more information or to submit a resume and letter of interest, contact Dave Laney at (480)355-4633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Date posted: 1/25/2014
Location: Sells, AZ
Tohono O'odham Nation Water Resources Department
Under limited supervision, accomplishes the Water Resources Department objectives by directing, planning and supervising all hydrology related work in completing the Administrative Plan goals and annual performance measures established by the Department. Supports and represents the Department with hydrology technical issues with other programs, departments, tribal officials and non-tribal entities.
Bachelor's Degree in in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, or closely related field, and six years' work experience in hydrology, hydrogeology, well ground and surface water field measurements, pump testing and analysis, ground and surface water modeling, and water quality studies, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License (No DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past three years) and meet the Tohono O'odham Nation Tribal employer's insurance requirements to receive a driver's permit to operate program vehicles.
- Upon recommendation for hire a criminal background and finger print check is required to determine suitability for hire.
- Bilingual O'odham/English preferred.
Preference in filling vacancies will be given to (1) enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation, (2) enrolled members of other nation's or tribes (3) other candidates. The Tohono O'odham Nation is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities.
NOTE: To ensure consideration, apply within the first 10 working days of the opening date. If sufficient qualified applicants apply, the announcement could be closed at that time. *This position has career ladder opportunities. If there are no qualified applicants, applicants with some experience can be placed at a level consistent with present qualifications and move up the ladder until full Chief Hydrologist level is met. To apply go to http://www.tonation-nsn.gov/employment.aspx for instructions.
The Tohono O'odham Nation is an "Alcohol/Drug Free Work Place"