Engineer - Construction Permits at State of Nebraska

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Job Description:

The work we do matters!

Hiring Agency:

Environment and Energy - Agency 84


Lincoln Job Posting

Hiring Rate:


Classification Salary Range:

$29.98 - $44.19

Job Posting:

JR2024-00005110 Engineer - Construction Permits (Open)

Applications No Longer Accepted On (If no date is displayed, job is posted as open until closed):

Job Description:

•Under supervision, review pre-construction or operating permit applications, determine compliance with applicable regulations, prepare air quality permit documents with appropriate requirements and conditions to assure compliance with the Nebraska Air Quality Regulations.
•Work with applicants to obtain appropriate quality and quantity of information needed to prepare permit recommendations.
•Review draft permits written by others for accuracy, consistency and content as necessary. Provide guidance to permit writers new to the program.
•Confer with and advise the regulated community on technical requirements in the area of construction and operating permits. Give presentations and provide testimony at public hearings in areas of responsibility.
•Assist in regulatory planning and development of the permit program.

It is a very exciting time at our agency! Some of the things you can look forward to as an employee with the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy:

•A new office building at Fallbrook with free parking.
•Flexible work schedules.
•You will be doing work knowing you are making a difference for current and future generations.

Are you passionate about preserving, enhancing, and protecting Nebraska's environment? If so, please consider a career with the State of Nebraska at the Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE). At NDEE, employees have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and supportive team of mission-focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Nebraska's air, land, water, and energy resources.

What you will do!
You will be evaluating air pollution control systems, reviewing permit applications and drafting air quality permits for facilities discharging pollutants into the air to ensure compliance under the Clean Air Act.

What's in it for you!
The opportunity to work in a productive and creative environment where no two days are ever the same!

We offer a competitive benefits package:
12 days of vacation during first year of service (accruals increase with years of service), 12 days of sick leave during first year of service (accruals increase with years of service), and 13 paid holidays per year. Permanent Teammate Benefits: • Health Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • WellNebraska Health Plan • Direct Primary Care (DPC) • Mail order Rx (3 month supply) and Specialty Pharmacy program • Virtual Visits and FREE Nurse line 24 hours a day 7 days a week • Employee Assistance Program • Retirement/Investment Plan • Early Retirement Insurance Program (55 and older) • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Health Savings Account • Flexible Spending Accounts • Life and AD&D Insurance • Tuition Assistance* • LinkedIn Learning Access to 16,000+ On-Demand Courses • Direct Deposit of Payroll • Nebraska State Employees Credit Union • Deferred Compensation Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation, Sick, Civil, and Injury Leave • Military Training or Emergency Duty Leave • Teammate Discount Program • Charitable Giving through Payroll Deduction *Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

For a complete listing of job duties, requirements, and to apply go to:

Location and address of position:245 Fallbrook Blvd - Suite 100 - Lincoln, NE

Work schedule: Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Flexible schedule maybe allowed with management approval.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Requirements / Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline. Must obtain Engineer Intern Enrollment (Engineering in Training Certification) within one year of employment.


  • Submit a resume or list on the application specific detailed experience relevant to the position in years and months.

  • A valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent transportation.

  • Ability to occasionally travel overnight.

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.

  • Ability to climb, bend, and stoop.

  • Ability to work in outdoor temperature extremes.

  • Ability to walk on muddy, icy, uneven terrain.

  • Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

nowledge of: Principles and practices of air quality management, and state, local and federal air pollution control rules and regulations.

Skills: Excellent written and oral communication, analytical and judgment skills, computer skills.

Ability to: Read and write technical reports; interpret complex environmental regulations and prepare concise and enforceable air quality permits; Relate well to people having various technical and non-technical backgrounds.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.
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