The Engineer applies broad engineering knowledge of principles and practices in a specific practice area. The position may require multitasking and working on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects. The Engineer will have knowledge of engineering principles and practices of related fields and ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. This position exercises good and independent judgment in selecting and adapting standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to work projects and tasks. The Engineer must have the ability to devise solutions to new and complex problems.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to design partial to complete projects, systems, components, or processes and prepare complete project documents. • Prepare complete project document consistent with project plans and within project scope and budget. • Prepare written correspondence. • Identify, analyze, and propose solutions to, or solve problems related to projects or assigned work. • Communicate regularly with the Project Manager on project activities and track project progress on completed work relative to the agreed-on scope and deliverable goals. • Engage in continuing professional development.
QUALITY PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITY
Assume responsibility for the quality of work submitted. Review, evaluate, and verify accuracy and viability of designs, data, reports, and other documents before submitting them to the next review level. • Adhere to project deadlines and keep the Project Manager or Supervising Engineer informed of any difficulties encountered on assignments. • Review Engineer Intern’s work that was completed under his/her direction. • Perform peer reviews of project work. • Submit work for quality control review on time and in a complete format.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
May act as a Task Manager.
Provide information to the marketing team and others in the Company as requested. • May interact directly with clients. • May interact with other professionals through membership in societies and technical organizations. • Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Education: BS in Engineering from accredited college or university
Registration: Florida Registered Professional Engineer
Experience: 4+ years of progressive consulting or related experience MS in Engineering may be substituted for 1 year of experience PhD in Engineering may be substituted for 2 years of experience
Other: Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable
MVR KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Must have knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to design services. Must be able to use computer aided drafting or design software for designing, drafting, modeling, and other engineering tasks. Must stay up to date on knowledge of construction and government standards relevant to engineering and have the ability to apply new technical knowledge on the job. Must be able to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems as well as understand the implications of new information for current and future problem solving and decision making.
Communicate effectively with persons inside and outside the Company. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. Provide clear information to others by telephone, written documents, and email and in person. Maintain positive and regular interaction with department staff. Receive information from management and distribute information to staff as needed. Use integrity, knowledge, and service when interacting with others. Grow relationships with department staff and clients.
FREEDOM TO ACT
The work is structured and under the direction of a manager and other staff members. Upon proven ability, the position will also work independently at times, requesting input as needed and using personal judgment to address routine tasks.
Complete assignments that require use of engineering education and techniques, as well as Company-established procedures and approaches. Work begins with minimal to gradually increasing problem complexity based on proven knowledge, skills and abilities. Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS
Decisions are expected to have a limited impact on the Company overall, but will directly impact the quality and timeliness of a work product. The work is structured.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
Devote rigorous and continuous attention to detail and exercise excellent deductive reasoning. Ability to multitask, quickly shift between assignments, learn, and adjust well to rapid change. Use mathematical methods to identify and analyze problems. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Will occasionally be required to climb or balance and will frequently be required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Have the dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components and engineering tools. Have special vision including close and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust visual focus. Communicate with Company staff frequently using email and telephone.
Perform work predominately indoors in environmentally controlled conditions in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Perform under the pressure of unpredictable, stressful, and demanding work. May be required to work extended and/or weekend hours. Will be required to perform field work in cold, hot, and extremely humid weather conditions that involves visiting facilities, roadways, and remote areas. Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces. Must be aware of surroundings and use good judgment to avoid hazards such as wildlife, insects, and reptiles. May be exposed to traffic and moving mechanical parts. Required to wear personal protective equipment during field activities