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 APPOINTMENT.
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 and/or Staff Advisory Experience: For the Level V, 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.
Driver's License: A valid driver's license is required for some positions at the time of appointment. The immediate vacancies have this requirement.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements (click link below), will apply.