Assistant Engineer Job Description

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The Assistant Engineer manages, evaluates and assesses information necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality by the contract documents for the assigned areas. Has supervisory responsibility for Engineering Assistants, Plan Clerks and Interns. The Assistant Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building parts of the project “on paper”.

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This is the first level classification in the professional engineering series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents with basic engineering experience perform professional and technical engineering work. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise. Since this class is often used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. The Assistant Engineer is distinguished from the Associate Engineer in that the latter independently manages projects through all phases (planning, design, construction, and close-out), possesses and applies technical competence in one or more fields/specialties of engineering, and is required to possess registration as a and requires the possession and maintenance of a valid license as a Professional Engineer issued by the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.

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We are accepting applications for an Assistant Engineer who under direction, will assist with the planning, design and preparation of plan, specification and cost estimates for water, sewage and recycled water systems engineering work with emphasis on design, construction and operations. The successful candidate will coordinate various planning efforts and serves as project manager related to capital improvement projects. Incumbents may be assigned to work in any area including planning, development services, capital projects, operations support and construction. This is a trainee level classification in the professional engineering series. Under close supervision, incumbents perform routine to moderate professional engineering work, requiring the application of fundamental engineering principles and previous trainee/internship experience. Assignments are within the design and procedural framework established by higher-level employees and generally moderately difficult in scope. The Assistant Engineer works with increasing independence as experience is acquired.

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Primary duties for the Assistant Engineer position related to this recruitment is the management of the City’s over-the-counter permit program including the review, processing, and issuance of right-of-way and encroachment permits, and inspection of construction associated with each. This position performs professional level duties in support of the City’s engineering design and construction projects including City buildings, streets, utility systems, transportation and related capital improvement programs; prepares and/or oversees the preparation of constructions plans and specifications for capital improvement projects; performs field survey and construction inspection duties; and serves as project engineer through design and construction of projects.

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The Assistant Engineer will ensure the vessel is maintained in a seaworthy, clean and safe manner. The Assistant Engineer maintains and operates shipboard systems including, but not limited to propulsion, electrical, electronic, fuel, hydraulic, sanitation and potable water systems.

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The Assistant Engineer assists Chief Engineer in directing and overseeing the activities of the engineering support department regarding the mechanical operations, repair and maintenance functions for the vessel by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors or staff:

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Under minimum supervision, the Assistant Engineer oversees the operation, maintenance and service of boilers and all auxiliary equipment associated with the generation and supply of high pressure steam. Troubleshoots steam systems operational problems in order to provide a comfortable and safe environment in all University facilities including: classrooms, laboratories, offices, student residences, dining facilities, laboratories, athletic facilities, and any other property or facility owned or operated by the University in accordance with applicable standards of the trade and regulatory agencies.

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We are currently searching for a temporary relief Assistant Engineer to join the Ship Operations Department. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. Reporting to the Chief Engineer and assisting with duties, is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and safety of all engine department machinery, equipment, and spaces; for the conduct and performance of engine personnel; and for economical use of consumable supplies and stores.

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Under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer the Assistant Engineer is responsible for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the training ship engineering equipment and spaces, and assisting in supervision of the training ship staff, students, and student workers.

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The Assistant Engineer operates and maintains the marine boiler and mechanical equipment, such as, heaters, motors and pumps, in order to provide power and utilities like propulsion, light, heat and power to the vessel.

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