Working Title: Engineer 2 Graduate

Job Class: Engineer 2 Graduate

Agency: Health Department

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 01/11/2023
  • Closing Date: 01/26/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department / Health-MGEC
  • Division/Unit: Health Protection / DWP Administrative
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $27.14 – $40.01 / hourly; $56,668 – $83,540 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 212 – MN Govt Engineers Council/Engineers
  • Last Incumbent: New Positions
  • Supervisor Name: Robert Smude
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

We are hiring for two Engineer Graduate 2 vacancies. The individuals in these positions will review plans and specifications pertaining to replacement of lead service lines and, if necessary, makes appropriate recommendations. They will assist in the implementation of the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRF). They will develop and update standards and procedures for the review of plans and specifications for public water supplies. They may conduct inspections of public water supply systems. They will also provide technical assistance to water systems in a broad range of water system activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental/Sanitary, Chemical, Mechanical or related engineering field
  • Two years professional level engineering experience
  • Knowledge of water system engineering including operation and design.
  • Knowledge of how to conduct bacteriological investigations of water systems.

Will be assessed during interview:

  • Knowledge of Safe Drinking Water rules and requirements and how to apply these rules to public water systems.
  • Knowledge concerning water system construction standards and how to apply them in a real-world application.
  • Writing skills sufficient to communicate technical engineering information.
  • Oral communication skills sufficient to interpret engineering data and information.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of federal and state infrastructure funding.
  • Skill in computer use sufficient to operate computer/software and produce reports.
  • Knowledge of common engineering practices, methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of equipment and materials used in modern engineering operations.
  • Experience in technical engineering work

Physical Requirements

(Refer to Physical Requirements Guide)

Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check.

How To Apply

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Tanya Cimenski at tanya.cimenski@state.mn.us or 651-201-4290.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Tanya Cimenski at tanya.cimenski@state.mn.us.

About Health Department

Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain, and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving, and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.