Independently applies extensive and diverse knowledge of principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Uses advanced techniques in the modification or extension of theories and practices of sciences and disciplines to complete assignments. Works on major projects or several projects of moderate scope with complex features.
Engineering activity with moderate to high risk to the business unit. Activities may be non-routine and require knowledge of specialized technologies and techniques to accomplish goals and objectives. Generally involves independent judgment and analysis of significant issue identification and resolution. Position requires a low degree of management attention. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
Performs complex design and research tasks; develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.
Reviews complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance. Develops techniques and/or improved processes, materials, or products. Assists level management and staff as a technical specialist or advisor.
Supervises all staff necessary to complete assignments. Reviews and approves scope, budget, and schedules for assignments. Prepares proposals to provide professional services to obtain funding for engineering projects or programs.
Receives supervision and guidance relating to overall objective, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters. Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments.
Possesses advanced oral and written communication skills. Represents the organization in communications and conferences pertaining to broad aspects of engineering assignments.
Ability to analyze highly complex, non-routine engineering tasks. Working at expert level knowledge of engineering concepts, strong analytical and communication skills. Customer focused with advanced presentation, leadership and team-building skills. Use of highly independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of engineering tasks.
Typical minimum: Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 7 plus years of professional experience; or 5 plus years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V