University of Utah Job Description
Performs engineering work of moderate complexity requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria while carrying out a sequence of related engineering techniques.
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) plus two years of directly related work experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Specific areas of expertise may be preferred by departments.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Incumbent has the authority to oversee the construction of specific projects including assigning work to associate engineers and technical staff. The incumbent may make budget recommendations regarding the costs of certain procedures or the purchase of equipment and supplies. This position may select appropriate supplies and materials in order to achieve a finished product. Work may involve off-campus contracting.
Problems encountered in this position deal with overcoming complex engineering challenges. The incumbent must be able to determine the most cost effective way to create components or systems and to redesign systems which are not producing the desired results.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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