This position is located in the Hydrology Bureau in the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer. The purpose of this position is to conduct hydrologic and hydrogeologic assessments to support water rights administration, interstate stream compact compliance, subdivision review and other water resource management and planning functions. The position serves as a lead technical expert in adjudications, mediation, administrative hearings and district court trials. The position characterizes hydrologic conditions, develops and uses hydrologic models for water rights evaluations and other purposes, and effectively communicates methods and results. This position produces hydrologic data and analyses, technical memoranda and reports, exhibits and expert reports, interrogatory questions and responses, written and oral expert testimony, scopes of work, presentations, computer programs, policies and procedures. This includes providing technical support to the agency to implement statutes, regulations, manage contractor projects and provide information/data to the public.
This position is a pay band 80.
Engineers Specialist, All Other (NL)-Advanced
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources, or Physical Science from an accredited college or university and five (5) years relevant engineering experience. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field such as Geological Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Science or GIS and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling nine (9) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
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