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State of Hawaii Executive Branch
State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Closing date and time
Recruitment Number 219348
Engineer IV - $6,351 to $6,737 per month (SR-24, Step C to H, Salary includes Shortage Category Differential) - Effective July 16, 2019.
Engineer V - $6,859 to $7,278 per month (SR-26, Step C to H, Salary includes Shortage Category Differential) - Effective July 16, 2019.
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.
The Engineer IV performs difficult and complex professional engineering work in the planning, design, construction, maintenance and/or operation of specialized engineering projects; or plans and conducts research, development or other work in a specialized engineering field for the purpose of improving, extending or validating precedents, data, methods or techniques; and performs other related duties as assigned.
The Engineer V supervises the planning, design, construction, maintenance and/or operation of a number of major and complex engineering projects; or works independently on advanced planning, design or research projects involving elements of a highly critical or unprecedented nature; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Engineers at the V level perform work characterized by many, varied complex features due to the breadth, diversity, or intensity of assignments. They plan and conduct work for which precedent criteria or techniques are inadequate or are controversial. They work as specialists in a technical field, and may perform staff advisory services for an engineering organization. They apply intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in a broad area of assignment and related fields. They perform advanced work in their engineering field and provide technical guidance on critical problems or projects of a highly specialized nature. As a supervisor, the engineer reviews work prepared by other professional engineers or by contract architect-engineer firms.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants will be placed on the eligible list for ALL levels for which they are qualified.
To qualify, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
Professional License: Applicants must possess a valid State of Hawaii Professional Engineer license at the time of application.
For information on obtaining a State of Hawaii Professional Engineer license, please visit the following website: http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/pvl/boards/engineer
Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from a school of engineering from an accredited four-year college or university. Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply.
Engineering Experience: Three (3) years for Level IV; and for Level V, four (4) years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience. At least one (1) year of Engineering Experience must have been comparable to the next lower level.
Supervisory Experience/Aptitude or Staff Advisory Experience: Applicants must possess Supervisory Experience/Aptitude and/or Staff Advisory Experience as described in the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements (click link below).
Some positions may require the ability to lift and carry loads of various weights with or without reasonable accommodation.
Federal Criminal History Records Check (for specific vacancies with the Department of Transportation): In accordance with Federal regulations, persons who are being considered for employment in positions which require unescorted access to secured areas at the airport must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint-based criminal history record check. In order to be granted the Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance, prospective employees must not have been convicted, or found "not guilty by reason of insanity," of a disqualifying criminal offense within 10 years from the date of the application. Upon recommendation for hire, prospective employees will be required to successfully undergo the fingerprint-based criminal history record check and be found free of disqualifying convictions during the preceding ten years. The cost for the records check will be the applicant's responsibility.
Driver's License: A valid driver's license is required for some positions at the time of appointment.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements (click link below), will apply.
The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader).
The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.
Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in-person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of the application.
CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader) for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.
State of Hawai'i
808-587-0936 or 1-877-447-5990 (TTY)
DHRD - Employee Staffing Division
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