Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Design Engineer 3 (Electrical) (35 Hour)

Recruitment #190104-7118ES-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction is recruiting for a Design Engineer 3 (Electrical).  This position is located in Central Office in Wethersfield and is full-time, 35 hours per week from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Selection Plan

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.  

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Kathy DeBoer at kathleen.deboer@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in an area of electrical engineering.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

WORKING LEAD: As assigned by the supervisor: distributes, prioritizes, oversees and reviews unit work; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staff and other outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; recommends policies and standards; prepares reports and correspondence; may act as technical expert on matters pertaining to a professional licensing board or commission; performs related duties as required.

For engineering projects involving electrical power generating and distribution systems, switch gear installations including both high and low tension circuits, airport, street and parking lot illuminating systems, closed circuit television, public address, emergency lighting, communication and alarm systems, lightning protection systems and field of building wiring in hospitals, institution buildings and technical schools: oversees, analyzes and interprets reports and test results; prepares specifications and cost estimates; reviews specifications and determines adequacy; oversees and cooperates with consultants in developing projects; evaluates merits of engineering submissions; may act as technical expert on matters pertaining to a professional licensing board or commission; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles of electric power generation and distribution systems, signals, sound communications, illumination and electrical wiring systems, utility company standard practices and state and federal codes; knowledge of engineering drafting; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze and interpret reports and test results; ability to prepare or review specifications and cost estimates; ability to evaluate merits and determine adequacy of engineering submissions; ability to utilize computer software; some ability to lead.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of experience performing electrical engineering design.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training in engineering 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will possess experience designing automated controls, security and video systems. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from construction environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year round weather conditions.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.