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Research Engineering Scientist Associate III

Job Description

TITLE: Research Engineering Scientist Associate III

JOB CODE: 4209



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 13

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 47,928.00
midpoint 63,264.00
maximum 78,600.00

PURPOSE: To perform engineering or scientific duties requiring special qualifications or attainments with wide latitude for independent action and decision. Responsible for complex or unusual research assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phases of one or more parts of a research project. Devises new approaches to problems encountered. Supervises and assists in preparation of specifications. Assumes responsibility for acceptance or rejection of results achieved. Determines additional equipment required for the research project and ensures that it is compatible with existing machinery. Supervises the installation and operation of the equipment, providing technicians and/or machinists with clear concise drawings for equipment that is to be fabricated. Prepares and presents to the project director such written reports as he may require. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Only in terms of specific work objectives and critical issues as determined by project director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervise, coordinate and review the work of a small staff of engineers or scientists and technicians.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's degree with major course work in field of assignment.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of related research experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Thorough knowledge of special equipment used in the field of research. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve working with hazardous equipment or materials. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.