PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing less complicated detail work and assisting in the review of engineering design plans and specifications.
Works under the general supervision of a Design Engineer or other employee of higher grade; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a limited range of related duties; assists in preparation of analyses and designs of buildings and other types of engineering projects; prepares plans and specifications under direction of a Design Engineer or other employee of higher grade; checks shop drawings; reviews plans prepared by outside engineers; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of principles and practices of engineering design in parenthetical field; knowledge of engineering aspects of building construction including materials; ability in engineering design of large buildings; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in the engineering field indicated by the parenthetical title including one (1) year in engineering design in that field.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in engineering in the parenthetical field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from construction site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from year round weather conditions.
1. The classification of Design Engineer 1 is assigned to Salary Group FS 19a.
2. Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 20.
3. The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan FE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Design Engineer 1 (Electrical) (Mechanical) (Structural) in Salary Group ES 19 approved effective June 28, 2013. (2013 SCOPE Review)