Title:  Electrical Engineer


Requisition Id: 2044 

This position is eligible for the Referral Incentives Program.  

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education 

Salary Grade: S13 

Job Location:  Conservation Headquarters (JEFFE1) 

Closing Date: Until filled

The successful candidate may be eligible to recieve partial relocation reimbursement.


Our Culture: The Missouri Department of Conservation supports a family culture focused on diversity of thought, where all employees openly share ideas and turn their passion into purpose. 


To learn more about the job, feel free to contact the hiring supervisors: 
Linda Logan: linda.logan@mdc.mo.gov  or at 573.522.4115 ext 3733

Barbara Li: Barbara.li@mdc.mo.gov or at 573.522.4115 ext 3724


Become part of a unique and creative design team with the Missouri Department of Conservation. You will use your engineering skill set to develop design projects at our fish hatcheries, wetlands, nature centers, offices, shops and recreational use sites to help improve conservation and connect citizens with nature in the State of Missouri. Your projects will serve a diversity of needs across all our amazing conservation areas and enhance the services the Missouri Department of Conservation provides across the state.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare signed and sealed design plans and specifications, including permit applications, site visits, contract preparation, cost estimates and plan reviews.
  • Collaborate with customers, team members and management on project timelines.
  • Provide support and consultation on code compliance.
  • Train and supervise hourly engineers, and ensure policy compliance.
  • Approve time sheets, and expense reimbursements.
  • Source, hire, assign, and pay consultants. 
  • Oversee and advise technicians, inspectors, and consultants.
  • Manage construction contracts and unforeseen issues.
  • Conduct various meetings and oversee all project progress and deadlines.
  • Assist construction maintenance superintendents and their staff.
  • Review proposals for feasibility and cost, and present studies to management.

Ancillary Job Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Missouri (or ability to obtain certification within the first year of employment).
  • At least three (3) years of experience as an electrical engineer.
  • Must maintain a current, valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use office equipment, such as copier, multi-line phone system, fax machine, scanner, and computer.
  • Knowledge of project management principles.
  • Working knowledge of necessary software programs and tools, including Basic Auto CAD and Revit.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and act quickly and decisively on the determined course of action.
  • Knowledge to prepare technical engineering reports and technical specifications.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate between engineers, contractors and Contract Supervisors.
  • Ability to use programmable calculators and other necessary tools.
  • Technical writing/proofreading ability.

Work Environment

  • Work is typically performed in a standard office environment.

Physical Abilities

  • Remain in a stationary position 70% or more of the time.
  • Operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.
  • Frequently communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
  • Regularly lift up to 5 pounds, correctly lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Concentrated attention is required at all times.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  The Missouri Department of Conservation reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  Management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, functions, and requirements.

Exemption Status/Special Notes

This position has been determined to be Exempt according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Employees must agree to accept compensatory time in lieu of cash payments in accordance with the Department's Compensatory Time Off and Overtime Policy. 

Salaried and hourly employees are expected to use a mobile device-cellular phone for Department business, as needed. 

MDC promotes a Tobacco-Free (smoke and smokeless) working environment.

The Department of Conservation will only hire United States citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States.  All new employees will be required to complete an "Employment Eligibility Verification" (Form I-9) and produce requested documentation after employment.

Candidates seeking initial employment or re-employment must submit to a drug screen following offer of employment.

All persons employed with the state of Missouri shall file all state income tax forms and pay all state income taxes owed.

Nearest Major Market: Jefferson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Columbia Missouri