Classified/Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
0216  ES - 19a SANITARY ENGINEER 1 (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION)  Dec 27, 2013
0217  ES - 19a SANITARY ENGINEER 1 (PUBLIC HEALTH)  Dec 27, 2013
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Departments of Energy and Environmental Protection or Public Health this class is accountable for inspecting water purification, sewage and industrial waste treatment plants and industrial and hazardous waste storage and handling facilities for conducting sanitary surveys; inspecting public and semipublic water supplies; inspecting watersheds; investigating potential and existing sources of pollution control of public waterways and groundwater.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of a sanitary engineer or environmental analyst or an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Performs a limited range of related engineering duties; investigates for purpose of pollution control public waterways, industrial plants, public and private sewer systems, industrial waste treatment plants, sewage disposal plants, hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities; conducts field surveys and studies of topography, soil filtration, installation and operation of equipment; collects samples and takes flow measurements; prepares reports, sketches, plans and diagrams of factors affecting pollution problems; performs preliminary chemical analyses of wastes; confers with industrial and municipal officials concerning pollution problems; assists with surveys and investigations; performs related duties as required.
PUBLIC HEALTH: Performs a limited range of related engineering duties; conducts sanitary surveys and inspections of public and semipublic water supplies including surveys of watershed and factors which may affect purity of supply; inspects chlorination and filtration plants; reviews operating procedures; performs chemical, bacteriological and microscopic examinations and makes suggestions for improvement of methods and procedures; inspects methods of distribution and plumbing; checks such factors as back siphonage or cross connections; investigates and recommends approval of subsurface sewage systems, wells and bathing beaches; performs field tests; collects and analyzes samples; reviews plans for and operating procedures of water treatment plants, sewage disposal systems, swimming pools and bathing areas; prepares plans and sketches for water supplies and sewage systems; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of sewage and industrial waste treatment and water pollution control; knowledge of principles and practices of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal; knowledge of principles and practices of other phases of sanitary engineering dealing with water supply, water treatment, refuse disposal, etc.; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to conduct detailed engineering investigations and studies relating to pollution and pollution control; ability to prepare and review plans and sketches of industrial waste and sewage treatment facilities; ability to conduct and interpret chemical, bacteriological and microscopic analyses of water and wastes.
PUBLIC HEALTH: Knowledge of principles and practices of sanitary engineering with reference to water supply, sewage and bathing places but not including sanitary aspects of industrial hygiene, milk production or insect control; knowledge of methods and practices of sewage treatment and water purification; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to conduct detailed sanitary engineering investigations and studies; ability to prepare and review plans and sketches of water and waste sewage treatment facilities; ability to conduct and interpret chemical, bacteriological and microscopic analyses of water and wastes.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Five (5) years of experience in sanitary engineering involving groundwater, the design, construction or operation of water, sewage, industrial, solid or hazardous waste treatment plants and equipment, the inspection and regulation of water supplies or the investigation of sanitation and waterway pollution problems.
Substitutions Allowed:
1.
College training in civil or chemical engineering with courses in sanitary engineering, soils engineering or waste management may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2.
A Master's degree in sanitary, civil or chemical engineering may be substituted for the General Experience.
COMPENSATION GUIDELINES:
1.
The classification of Sanitary Engineer 1 is assigned to Salary Group ES 19a.
2.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group ES 20.
3.
The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan EE in CORE-CT.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from on site environments and to a moderate degree of discomfort from year round weather conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Sanitary Engineer 1 (Environmental Protection) (Public Health) in Salary Group ES 19 approved effective July 17, 2012. (2013 SCOPE Review)

0216A 12/27/13 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
0216  2013  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional
0217  2013  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional