Iowa Department of Administrative Services Construction Design Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Construction Design Engineer

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Construction Design Engineer

Salary

$55,140.80 - $85,404.80 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50319 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

595 Iowa Department of Public Safety

Job Number

19-00817

Closing

10/25/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Richard Bolten at bolten@dps.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Public Safety is looking to fill a Construction Design Engineer (Construction/Design Engineer) to assist the state. Under general supervision, the successful candidate wil review construction plans and specifications on various types of buildings to ensure compliance with the Iowa State Building and Fire Codes.

Candidate will review plans and specifications to ensure compliance with Iowa Administrative Rules regulating the construction of occupancies such as, but not limited to: educational, health care, assembly, and business. This includes such areas as: fire rated separations, use or occupancy, fire protection systems, means of egress, accessibility for the handicapped, energy efficiency, electrical and mechanical systems, and patient care provisions. Ability to pass a thorough background investigation conducted by the Department of Public Safety.

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Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, or in civil, mechanical, architectural, construction, fire protection or related engineering and the equivalent of four years full-time professional level work experience in the design and construction of buildings, utilities, earthwork, or related facilities and structures; and/or work with building codes, fire codes and handicapped accessibility regulations, direct involvement in the preparation of architectural or building engineering construction documents or in the review of such documents for conformance with applicable portions of these codes and regulations;

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an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the equivalent of one year of full time work experience for each year of the required education to a maximum substitution of four years;

OR

possession of a valid Professional Engineer license recognized by the Iowa Board of Engineering Examiners and two years of the above described professional experience;

OR

possession of a certificate of registration as a Professional Architect recognized by the Iowa Board of Architectural Examiners and two years of the above described professional experience.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, or in civil, mechanical, architectural, construction, fire protection or related engineering? IF YES - How many years do you have of full-time professional level work experience in the design and construction of buildings, utilities, earthwork, or related facilities and structures; and/or work with building codes, fire codes and handicapped accessibility regulations, direct involvement in the preparation of architectural or building engineering construction documents or in the review of such documents for conformance with applicable portions of these codes and regulations.

  • I have not graduated from an accredited college/university with a degree in the identified areas

  • Less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two years to less than four years of the identified experience

  • Four years or more of the identified experience

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How many years do you have of combined accredited college/university course work in architecture, or in civil, mechanical, architectural, construction, fire protection or related engineering AND/OR full-time professional level work experience in the design and construction of buildings, utilities, earthwork, or related facilities and structures; and/or work with building codes, fire codes and handicapped accessibility regulations, direct involvement in the preparation of architectural or building engineering construction documents or in the review of such documents for conformance with applicable portions of these codes and regulations? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • Not any of the identified education and/or experience

  • Less than fours years of the combined education and/or experience

  • Four years to less than eight years of the identified education and/or experience

  • Eight years or more of the combined education and/or experience

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Do you have possession of a valid Professional Engineer license recognized by the Iowa Board of Engineering Examiners? IF YES - How many years do you have of full-time professional level work experience in the design and construction of buildings, utilities, earthwork, or related facilities and structures; and/or work with building codes, fire codes and handicapped accessibility regulations, direct involvement in the preparation of architectural or building engineering construction documents or in the review of such documents for conformance with applicable portions of these codes and regulations?

  • I do not have a valid Professional Engineer license as specified above

  • Less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two years or more of the identified experience

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Do you have possession of a certificate of registration as a Professional Architect recognized by the Iowa Board of Architectural Examiners? IF YES - How many years of experience do you have of full-time professional level work experience in the design and construction of buildings, utilities, earthwork, or related facilities and structures; and/or work with building codes, fire codes and handicapped accessibility regulations, direct involvement in the preparation of architectural or building engineering construction documents or in the review of such documents for conformance with applicable portions of these codes and regulations?

  • I do not have a certificate of registration as a registered architect as identified in the question

  • Less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two years or more of the identified experience

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

595 Iowa Department of Public Safety

Address

215 E 7th StDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

http://www.dps.state.ia.us/index.shtml

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