Engineer I

Department: Technical Services

Description

NOTICE OF VACANCY

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) is dedicated to increasing the availability of and accessibility to safe, decent and affordable housing to families in New Jersey. In some cases this may mean working with traditional affordable housing developments, serving New Jersey's most needy families.

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW JERSEY HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Job Title:
Engineer I
Issue Date:
10/28/2020
Salary Range:
Range 12 ($64,507.40 - $90,778.68)
Closing Date:
12/11/2020
Division:
Technical Services
Union Status:
Professional
FL Status:
Exempt
Employment Status:
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of the Assistant Director, make recommendations for corrective measures on inspecting existing buildings mechanical, electrical or structural systems.  Review project site plans for compliance with municipal Resolution of Approval assuring conformance with HMFA guidelines and Division best practices. Conduct site inspections submitting reports with concise recommendations. Review shop drawings, tests, samples and change orders for compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards. Monitor construction for conformance with plans and specifications; assist in resolving problems. Review plans and specifications to determine conformance with engineering standards, construction codes, and HMFA guidelines; make comments for adequacy of design and code compliance. Monitor construction for conformance with plans and specifications. Assist in the review of energy improvement documents; monitor energy improvement work for conformance to construction documents and generate appropriate correspondence and reports.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Four (4) year college degree in a field of Engineering; eight (8) years of relevant experience.

Performs analytical and evaluative tasks requiring full working knowledge of the standard theory and practice of the discipline.  Work is characterized by full proficiency in all standard procedures.  Tasks involve various and sometimes unrelated steps requiring the adaptation of standard guidelines and practices to new situations.  Supervision is in terms of objectives, limits of the assignment, and type of result expected.  Completed work is reviewed for validity of results.

Certificates & Licenses Required

N. J. licensed Professional Engineer.

LEED Certification a plus.

CME certification a plus.

A valid driver's license in the State in which the person resides is required if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Physical Demands - Must be able to access all unfinished construction sites; must be able to walk, climb stairs and ladders.

Working Conditions - General office environment; some travel is required to conduct site inspections.

SKILLS:

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of mechanical, civil, or structural engineering, applicable building construction codes Municipal Land Use Law and Board process and Residential Site Improvement Standards.  Effectively negotiate with construction sites. Ability to effectively review, analyze and draw accurate conclusions in relation to plans and specifications, to plan, organize and accomplish multiple assignments simultaneously. Establish effective working relationships with developers, design professionals, construction officials, municipal officials, professional/technical groups, HMFA staff, and the general public. Communicate effectively orally, in writing, and to listen actively.

BENEFITS

HMFA provides a comprehensive benefit program which includes the following: health, dental and prescription drug plans; vision care; deferred compensation plans; Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS); personal, sick and vacation days; tuition reimbursement and paid holidays. Residency in the State of New Jersey is required of all employees with an agency of the State in accordance with the New Jersey First Act, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70).

The NJHMFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with all Federal, State and Local Regulations. NJHMFA provides equal employment opportunity to both individuals with veteran status and individuals with disabilities.





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