$3,933.00 per month (SR-18)
$4,252.00 per month (SR-20)
NOTE: Department of Education employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All new external applicants will be placed on the initial step of the salary range. However, placement above the initial step of the salary range will be based on special characteristics and critical needs of the position, an applicant's exceptional qualifications, the availability of funds, and other relevant factors. Such appointments require prior approval.
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Employment Opportunities in Temporary Positions
Some vacant positions may be temporary. Temporary positions may be extended year to year, dependent upon funding and departmental needs. Making yourself available for temporary positions increases your employment possibilities and may lead to permanent opportunities. A person hired for a temporary position may also become a temporary employee upon satisfactory completion of the initial probation period of at least six months. Once a temporary employee, you would be eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits as afforded to an employee in a permanent position, with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.
Performs specific and limited professional engineering assignments requiring application of standard professional methods and techniques, which may involve minor phases of a broad project; and performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified. Unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour workweeks. Part-time experience is pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six months of experience, not one year. Also, hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one year of experience, not one and a half years.
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements :
Basic Education/Experience Requirements:
All applicants must meet one of the requirements specified in A, B or C below:
A. Graduation from a school of engineering in an accredited college or university.
Note: For some positions, graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in physics, mathematics or chemistry may be accepted as qualifying, provided the applicant has had at least 15 credits in engineering sciences, common to all engineering disciplines, e.g. thermodynamics, statics, electrical science, applied mechanics, engineering drawing, strength of materials, etc.
B. Administrative, professional or technical experience involving the application and knowledge of the fundamental physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering including physics, chemistry, mathematics through integral calculus and engineering sciences such as statics, dynamics, strength of material, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and engineering drawing and other specialized courses to one of the branches of engineering. Such experience must be substantially equivalent to the knowledge and understanding gained by completion of a college training leading to a Bachelor's degree in engineering; or
C. A combination of college training in engineering and experience mentioned in B above substantively equivalent to completion of a college training leading to a Bachelor's degree in engineering.
Engineering Experience Requirements:
None for Level I, and for Level II, one (1) year of progressively responsible professional engineering experience which required the knowledge and application of the basic physical and mathematical sciences and the engineering sciences to the solution of theoretical or practical engineering problems.
Examples of qualifying professional engineering experience are as follows:
A. The development and design of machines, equipment, structures or power, water, communication or transportation systems and facilities or the preparation of development, design or construction specifications for such materials or systems, involving the use of theoretical and applied mechanics, a knowledge of the properties of materials and other appropriate engineering and scientific knowledge and skills.
B. Original research in one or more branches of engineering, developing engineering applications of physical and other scientific principles.
C. Administration of engineering programs and projects, involving analysis of requirements for equipment and materials, study of technical feasibility and cost, selection of approach and direction of problem solution.
D. Interpretation of systems operational requirements in terms of physical facilities and the design and development of standard procedures for efficient operational use or maintenance of such facilities.
E. Evaluation, investigation or survey of engineering projects, structures, devices or services.
F. Such activities as production, construction, regulation and testing, when they involve engineering considerations and decisions as important and controlling elements.
Note: In some situations, experience which is not of itself clearly professional engineering experience may be accepted in lieu of "professional" engineering experience. In such cases, the experience must have been preceded by prior "professional" engineering experience and must contribute directly and significantly to the candidate's professional engineering competence. For example, an engineer may be assigned to a management or a computer systems analysis position in preparation for assumption of higher-level responsibilities in engineering administration.
Quality of Experience:
The required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant?s record of experience and education must show that applicant has the ability to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
Substitution of a Master's Degree in Engineering for Engineering Experience :A Master's degree in a pertinent engineering field from a school of engineering in an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of engineering experience.
Driver's License: Applicants are required to possess a current, valid automobile driver's license. *Please mail a copy (or attach a scanned copy) of your license immediately upon applying.
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