​​Engineering Associate – Specialized Construction, IIHR​

Facilities Operations/Engineering
24002066 Requisition #
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Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in a construction related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a construction/trade related field is required. 

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in the construction of moderately complex projects. 
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions and specifications such as blueprints, manuals, sketches and work orders. 
  • Work history demonstrating experience in performing a broad and varied range of assembly tasks with precise attention to detail. 
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with equipment assembly and disassembly and construction methods. 
  • Some (at least 1 year) experience relevant to the duties listed in this job description. 
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Standards. 
  • Ability to occasionally move construction and research materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds in support of model construction, equipment assembly and disassembly, and other research. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Desired Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in skilled trades and/or general construction with 6 months – 1 year of supervisory experience. 
  • Past experience in working with complex situations and ability to make decisions with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrated history of seeking out training and instruction for new methods and practices related to skilled trades and/or general construction. 

Application Details

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. 

For questions, contact Alex Schutman at Alex-Schutman@uiowa.edu


Benefits Highlights

Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa.
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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