Responsible for providing assistance to the Water Quality Division (WQD) to perform tasks associated with implementation of the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) program and Texas Land Application Program (TLAP).
Generates Texas Toxicity (TexTox) reports for industrial wastewater dischargers to determine permit effluent limits. Reviews and drafts TPDES and TLAP individual and general permits in accordance with state and federal statutes, and rules, policies, and guidelines. Prepares the pretreatment sections of basic TPDES permits for publicly owned treatment works in accordance with state and federal rules and guidelines. Evaluates pretreatment annual reports from municipalities for compliance with TPDES permit requirements, and state and federal statues, rules, policies, and guidelines. Evaluates industrial waste surveys from municipalities without an approved pretreatment program. Generates TexTox reports for wastewater treatment plants to be used to determine discharge limits for local limits development and evaluating annual reports for compliance with water quality standards. Conducts the administrative review of proposed program modification packages for compliance with TPDES permit requirements, and state and federal statutes, rules, policies, and guidelines. Assists with conducting review of the numerical analyses of local limits packages submitted by municipalities. Prepares basic TPDES draft individual permits in accordance with state and federal rules and guidelines. Evaluates Phase I and II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) annual reports from municipalities for compliance with TPDES permit requirements, and state and federal statutes, rules, policies, and guidelines. Conducts the administrative and technical review of Notices of Change (NOCs), Notices of Intent (NOIs), and Stormwater Management Programs (SWMPs) for compliance with the Phase I and II MS4 TPDES permit requirements, and state and federal statues, rules, policies, and guidelines. Reviews wastewater permit applications for consistency with Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. Identifies discharge routes and characterizes waterbody types along discharge routes. Reviews Section 404 permit applications for Section 401 water quality certification. Communicates via telephone calls or electronic mail basic information concerning tasks assigned. Prepares letters in response to the tasks assigned. Enters permit related data into databases and spreadsheets. Conducts statistical analysis, research, and project management needs associated with standards implementation activities. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field or the equivalent experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 10614
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.