University of Utah Engineer 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 02/20/2020
Requisition Number PRN23266B
Job Title Engineer 1
Working Title Engineer 1
Job Grade E
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday through Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm with occasional after hours.
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00058 - Civil and Environmental Engin
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 39,300 to 65,000
Open Until Filled Yes
The desire to introduce cyber technologies into our curriculum has created a demand for a full-time Civil Engineer to assist faculty in creating course content and homework assignments, managing unmanned aerial vehicles and data acquisition systems, developing content related to 3D printing, supporting virtual and augmented reality content design and development, and assist student learning. The successful applicant will also be responsible for staying up to date with various Civil Engineering software and hardware applications including GIS , remote sensing, database applications, AutoCAD/Revit, and data acquisition techniques related to cyber infrastructure. The Technology Coordinator will use this knowledge to work with faculty to help integrate cyber and software applications across the curriculum and become a resource for undergraduate and graduate students seeking assistance. The Coordinator would also be expected to become a licensed UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) pilot and become versed in virtual and augmented reality technologies for civil, construction, environmental, and nuclear engineering applications.
1. Develop technology-based homework assignments for undergraduate classes and supporting lecture materials in collaboration with instructors;
2. Interact with and provide assistance to undergraduate students on cybertechnology modules;
3. Interact with local consulting firms and state engineering agencies to find examples to bring into the classroom;
4. Participate in on-the-job training to keep up with technological advances;
5. Assist graduate students with cybertechnolgy adoption (e.g. UAV flight planning and data processing, VR/AR research, data acquisition);
6. Develop VR/AR experiences for recruiting and classroom application
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
A Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.
Specific areas of expertise may be preferred by departments.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
- Undergraduate background in Civil and Environmental EngineeringMaster’s degree in Engineering or closely related field or Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of post-degree experience
- Experience with CIVIL3D (or MicroStation), ArcGIS, and REVIT applicationsAbility to become a licensed UAV pilot within one-year
- Fluent in a programming language (e.g. Matlab, Python, R, C++)
- Embedded programming experience highly desirable (e.g. Arduino, LabView)
- Creative self-starter capable of adapting to new challenges and opportunities
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.