Research Engineer I

first_img* Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accreditedinstitution in Forest Engineering, Biosystems Engineering,Agricultural Engineering, or other closely related engineeringfield?YesNo Position DetailsRequisition NumberS513PHome Org NameBiosystems EngineeringDivision NameCollege of AgriculturePosition TitleResearch Engineer IJob Class CodeJA01AAppointment StatusFull-timePart-time FTELimited TermYesLimited Term Length2 yearsJob SummaryThe Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn University isseeking candidates for a Research Engineer to assist with researchrelated to logging productivity.This is a two year limited term appointment. Continuation ofemployment is contingent upon availability of funds.Essential FunctionsEssential functions include, but are not limited to thefollowing:Collect, manage, and analyze logging productivity andstand/log/tree data in sometimes arduous field conditions; preparetechnical reports that include statistical comparisons, technicalgraphics, and detailed descriptions of methods; ability to work inand around heavy equipment safely; develop specs for, calibrate,install, and maintain electronic data collection instrumentation;and perform other duties as assigned.Education LevelBachelor’s degree from an accredited institutionField of StudyForest Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, AgriculturalEngineering, or other closely related engineering field.Years of ExperienceNo experience required for Level IArea of ExperienceRequirements for Additional Job LevelsEducation LevelIndicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.Field of StudyYears of ExperienceWhen a candidate has the required education, but lacks the requiredexperience, they may normally apply additional appropriateeducation toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1)year relevant education per year of required experience.Area of ExperienceRequirements for Additional Job LevelsMinimum Skills and Abilities*Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills,demonstrated technical excellence, the ability to work bothindependently and in a team environment.Minimum Technology Skillsknowledge of statistical methods and software, and an ability tointerpret the output/results.Minimum License and CertificationsValid driver’s license required.Desired Qualifications1. Familiarity with chainsaw safety, GIS experience, heavyequipment operations experience.2. Knowledge/familiarity with forest mensuration methods isessential, along with scrupulous attention to detail in collectingand managing research data.Salary Grade32Salary Range$35,000 – $58,400Job CategoryResearchWorking Hours if Non-TraditionalList any hazardous conditions or physical demands required bythis positionPosting Date11/18/2020Closing DateEEO StatementAUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employmentopportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex,religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protectedveteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, genderidentity, or any other classification protected by applicablelaw.Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease utilize the attachment feature of the online applicationsystem and attach a cover letter and resume. Only completeapplication packets will be considered for selection. Salary willbe commensurate with education and experience.Quick Link for Internal Postings Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterOptional DocumentsSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a valid Drivers License?YesNo * How were you made aware of this opportunity?AU Employment websiteEmployment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)Veterans Assistance ServicesDisability Assistance ServicesNewspaperProfessional JournalListservHR emailSocial MediaState Employment ServiceWalk-inOther * Please select the answer that best describes your currentemployment relationship with Auburn University.Not a current Auburn employeeCurrent Auburn employee in position less than one yearCurrent Auburn employee in position more than one yearlast_img

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