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HD65 - Engineer/Associate Engineer II

Band 6  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs journey-level engineering work in the assigned specialty area.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents who are registered as Professional Engineers by the South Carolina Board of Engineering Examiners will be entitled Engineer II as prescribed by South Carolina Code Section 40-22-30. Incumbents who are not registered will be entitled Engineering Associate II. Some positions involve supervisory responsibility.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Prepares designs, drawings, plans and specifications for construction projects, engineered systems, technical equipment or components.
Supervises field studies or surveys to collect technical data.
Tests or evaluates technical materials, equipment, systems and facilities for function and capacity.
Supervises or performs the installation, maintenance and repair of technical equipment.
Supervises engineering, testing, survey or field engineering teams.
Reviews proposed changes to building codes, state laws, etc.
, and makes appropriate recommendations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of applicable engineering theory, methods and practices.
Skill in the use of applicable engineering equipment and instrumentation.
Ability to apply sound engineering principles to the solution of routine technical problems.
Ability to perform complex mathematical and engineering calculations.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to oversee the work of other engineers, technical staff and skilled trade subordinates.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions require registration as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology and entry-level engineering work experience.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology and two years entry-level engineering or architectural work experience. Some positions require registration as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional Engineer as prescribed in South Carolina Code Sections 40-22-190 snf 40-22-195.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work below ground. (Infrequent)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to crawl while perforning job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 50 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 50 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet.
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to learn and use new processes, tools, equipment as required.


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