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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Engineer,Ld
Position Classification Code: R3039
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 12
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general direction, performs an assortment of complex engineering duties such as the planning of manufacturing and the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical apparatus. Provides support to activities in the use of electrical devices and energy for commercial, domestic, and industrial use. Works directly with engineers in other disciplines to augment production size and value. This is the highest level non-management position.
Standard Duties:
Carries out feasibility studies for new technical innovations. Draws up plans and specifications for complex projects, using computer-assisted engineering and design software. Estimates material, construction, and labor costs, and project timescales. May act as internal consultant providing technical guidance on most complex projects.Instructs, directs , checks and coordinates the work of other electrical engineers, technicians, and craftspeople. May provide work leadership and training to lower level professional and technical staff. Tests installations and systems, and analyzes data making sure projects meet electrical and construction safety regulations. Oversees large inspection and maintenance programs. May lead project meetings, writes reports and gives presentations to managers and clients.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. A comprehensive understanding of electrical health and safety regulations. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
Excellent communication skills. Excellent math, science, technology and IT skills. Excellent team-working and people skills. Good budgetary skills. Strong decision-making skills.
The ability to analyze complex problems and assess possible solutions. The ability to explain design ideas clearly. The ability to prioritize and plan effectively.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- Specific certification and/or licensure requirements may exist for individual positions in this classification.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-