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Employment Opportunities


ID: 14540BR
Post close date: November 12, 2014

This vacancy is with the Safety and Engineering Section of the Iowa Utilities Board. Duties involve protecting the public safety through inspection of natural gas utility and pipeline company facilities and operations for compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation pipeline safety regulations and other Utilities Board rules, including investigation of natural gas incidents and customer complaints, and preparation of federal and state reports, letters, and related documentation. This position also assists with the review of petitions for natural gas pipeline permits and related field work, including drafting of letters and reports. Other duties include evaluation of utility inspection and maintenance plans and other plans and procedures and assistance with office records and record reviews. 

Must be able to work independently and without immediate supervision in and out of the office. Occasional travel, some overnight, sometimes out of state, will be necessary. Good oral and written communication skills are needed. Applicants must have computer skills necessary for document preparation, electronic communication, and electronic filing.

In addition to applying to DAS-HRE, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Don Stursma, Manager, Safety & Engineering Section, Iowa Utilities Board, 1375 E. Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319-0069, or to

For more information about employment opportunities with the state of Iowa or to download a PDF version of the job application form, please visit the Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise web site.