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: 10677
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community. UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, ...Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes. Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years. With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity. UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East. For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu