Assistant Engineer

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General summary

This is an entry-level engineering position accountable for verifications of accuracy and completion of submissions based on prescribed templates. Verifies fieldwork, inspections, and measurements. Work performed is well defined and has precedents, such as tables and templates. Conducts code compliance reviews of minimal complexity. Maintains and updates databases within existing formats. Responsible for calculations, estimates, and data analysis based on prescribed formulas. Writes permits and engineering documents within existing standards and precedents. May participate in fieldwork with Engineering Technicians. Work is performed under the direction of a higher-level professional engineer and/or supervisor.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of the assigned engineering discipline’s application of sciences and mathematics. Skill in analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving.

Typical qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline and 0-2 years of relevant experience. Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination is preferred. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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