Research and Development Engineer - Part Time


JOB FAMILY: Research and Engineering  

JOB CODE: 8318-0000 

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt 


Research and Development Engineer personnel perform research in a field or specialization of an engineering discipline to discover facts; perform research directed toward investigation, evaluation, and application; plans, conducts, and directs engineering personnel; test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions of research findings and experiences within related technological research areas; develop applications of findings; prepare technical reports for long and short-range planning.  


  • Using accepted methods and techniques, contribute to the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical engineering products, systems, and subsystems 
  • Assist in concept development and participate in the design analyses of engineering systems independently evaluating, selecting, and applying scientific or engineering procedures and techniques to assignments 
  • Investigate and evaluate practical applicability of scientific theories and engineering principles basic to the development and improvement of various engineering systems 
  • Learn and apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results, and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes 
  • Initiate or contribute data/analysis/design for use in technical reports, documents, proposals, or oral/written presentations 
  • Contribute to experiments/tests in the laboratory/field to test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions on basis of research findings and experiences of others researching in related technical areas; may include taking measurements and recording observations, collecting, compiling, and processing data 
  • May author/co-author papers, proposals, presentations, and reports 
  • May manage projects of small or moderate size and scope; make substantial contributions to determining feasibility of goals and objectives