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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 2406152
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219207

Engineer I - $4,287 (SR-18, Step C) - Effective July 16, 2019.

Engineer II - $4,630 to $5,244 per month (SR-20, Step C to H) - Effective July 16, 2019.

Engineer III - $4,964 to $5,649 per month (SR-22, Step C to H) - Effective July 16, 2019.

Note: The starting monthly salary for vacancies in Step C, is at the minimum rate of pay. For vacancies at Step C to H, hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Wikiwiki Hire is an additional and faster way you may be considered for specific job vacancies.  To participate, you must meet the minimum qualification requirements and public employment standards of the class of work or position.  You must be an active candidate on the eligible register in order to be interviewed and considered for an appointment.  If you qualify for Wikiwiki Hire, more information about this program will be included with your Notice of Examination Results and Eligibility.

Duties Summary

The Engineer I performs routine professional engineering work requiring the application of basic engineering principles and techniques, according to specific instructions and following well-established practices; and performs other related duties as assigned.

The Engineer II performs specific and limited professional engineering assignments requiring application of standard professional methods and techniques, which may involve minor phases of a broad project; and performs other related duties as assigned.

The Engineer III performs moderately difficult professional engineering work in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, operation and/or evaluation of engineering projects or facilities or assists higher-level engineers on more complex projects; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants will be placed on the eligible list for ALL levels for which they are qualified.

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from a school of engineering from an accredited four-year college or university. Relevant substitutions as described in the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements (see link below), will apply .

Engineering Experience: No experience required for the Level I, One (1) year for the Level II and Two (2) years for the Level III of progressively responsible professional engineering experience which required the knowledge and application of the basic physical and mathematical sciences and the engineering sciences to the solution of theoretical or practical engineering problems. 

Special Requirements:

  • Some positions may require the ability to lift and carry loads of various weights.

Driver's License:  A valid driver's license is required for some positions at the time of appointment.  The immediate vacancies have this requirement.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements (click link below), will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.


Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of the application.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.