This position will provide Civil Engineering support and apply intensive and diversified principles and practices and makes independent decisions that apply to large academic institutions; visual inspection of construction work as necessary, analysis, design, and support of maintenance operations. Develop plans and specifications for new construction, campus utility systems and road infrastructure, building alterations, and improvements to campus facilities. Review internal and outside consultant projects drawings, specifications, and other construction documents to ensure the design intent and campus standards are met, and report findings as required. Assist senior engineers in designs, studies, planning, and troubleshooting of Campus Facilities and Infrastructure. Develops project/planning drawings in AutoCAD/CIVIL 3D and ArcGIS as required. Assist staff in clarifying plans and specification content; Issue construction directives when required. Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to Maintenance Operations, Mapping Coordinator, Landscape Architect, University Traffic Engineer, and other IPF Departments as required.
Duties associated with this position involves working at construction sites, access to work areas by ladder, scaffold, hatchways, ramps, and similar means; outdoor work on a variety of floor and ground surfaces including climbing and entry into confined spaces; visual inspection of construction work as essential elements of construction inspection, analysis, and support of maintenance operations functions. Successful candidate must be innovative and communicate well in a team environment and with campus stakeholders. The position may provide backup on-call for emergencies on projects they are assigned outside of normal working hours.
This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, valuing people, partners and stewardship. At IPF, we are committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture; engaging and hiring a diverse workforce.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in civil engineering; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in civil engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid vehicle license.
Experience drawing and/or designing with AutoCAD/Civil 3D; experience with Office Automation Applications like Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc…) and Microsoft Windows.
An individual which is preparing to take or has passed the Fundamental Engineering (FE) or Engineering in Training (EIT) exam and plans on obtaining their Professional Engineering License within 4-5 years. Experience communicating effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; and ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job. Educational background and/or work experience in Road Design, Hydraulics, Sewer Design, Storm Water Management, Steam Distribution Systems, estimating, cut and fill, geo-technical engineering, Municipal Engineering, structural (concrete/steel), Project Management, and/or Construction Field; Experience developing and interpreting project documents (prints, contracts, etc.) and applicable Municipality, Utility/Road Infrastructure, safety, building system codes; Experience drawing and/or design with ArcMAP/ArcPRO, GIS Applications and thematic maps, point clouds, engineering modeling applications, cut and fill, estimating, and/or field surveying; Experience in reading Construction Drawings, specifications, codes, and/or other design/construction related documents.
A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Include resume and cover letter
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Note there is also a civil engineer level 3. In order to be considered, you must apply to that one as well.
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