Engineering Assistant

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  • Job Number:521063
  • Classification:Facilities Services-Engineering 2
  • Grade:Grade 79
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Architecture/Construction/Planning, Engineering/Computer Science, Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

Facilties Services Divison of Design and Construction is looking for an Engineering Assistant! Engineering Assistants fill a critical role at Facilities Services Division of Design and Construction, within project management teams. These are entry level positions. New engineers will be provided with conscious mentoring and gain a well-rounded background in design, management and communication. Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture, some work experience in entry level engineering position or appropriate graduate level study.

Duties:

10Apply standard engineering practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results, and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes.Essential
10Create and utilize computer software to assemble, monitor, and log analysis, processes and to calculate model studies.Essential
15Interface with UAF departments to coordinate construction activities.Essential
15Review consultant design documents for consistent and clear definition.Essential
20Under the direction of an experienced engineer or architect, use prescribed methods to perform design services to prepare construction documents for UAF projects.Essential
25Provide engineering and construction support to promote quality design and construction of facilities by applying engineering principles. Observe, inspect and monitor construction projects at UAF.Essential
5Research code issues, inspect facilities, and recommend code compliant solutions.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

1. Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
2. Engineering or Architectural Principles
3. Construction methods: Construction scheduling, cost estimating and materials of construction
4. Computer Software proficiency (Word processing, databases & spreadsheets.)

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and to manage building programs that meet University goals and objectives. Ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, government officials, and the general public.

Familiarity and experience using facility life Safety codes: IBC, UPC, NEC, IFC, IMC, ASME,
EPA Storm Water regulations, complex contract documents. OSHA Standards
Construction quality control experience
Engineering or Architectural design experience

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Some work experience acquired in an entry-level engineering position or appropriate graduate level study.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of employment. (The FE exam requirement does not apply to architects.) Valid drivers license.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: Grade 79 /DOE.  This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.


 UAF COVID Requirements: Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by January 18, 2022, or before their start date if after January 18, 2022.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contracts.


Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position: This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Probationary: Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus: UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination: The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Public Disclosure Statement: Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

 

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