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The Engineering and Land Surveyors Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the licensing for all engineers, land surveyors, and home inspectors within the state

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Manages the licensing and regulation of professional engineers and land surveyors. Manages the licensing of engineers and land surveyors in training. Manages the licensing of private sector companies within the state that offer services requiring the expertise of either professional engineers or land surveyors. Serves on committees that respond to complaints concerning any building design laws. Manages the licensing of home inspectors as well as home inspecting profession regulations. Dissipates all unavoidable complaints received from customers and the public concerning engineers, land surveyors, and home inspectors who have attained licenses from the board. Accomplishes the overall mission of the board to protect the health and safety of the people of Arkansas by ensuring that the practices of engineering, land surveying, and home inspecting are performed only by people who have proven themselves qualified to do so as defined by the predetermined guidelines of the board. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of all mathematical principles involved in engineering and land surveying. Knowledge of the practical applications for multiple disciplines of engineering. Knowledge of all design techniques related to the engineering practices. Knowledge of all principles required for the production of precision computational models. Knowledge of all methods utilized for describing mass features for land, water, and air. Knowledge of specific physical characteristics and interrelationships for these masses. Knowledge of any computer programming or computer modeling applications utilized by relevant companies. Knowledge of all materials utilized for the manufacturing of structures within Arkansas. Knowledge of all interrelationships of physical principles concerning engineering practices. Knowledge of production processes and quality control techniques for product creation. Knowledge of human resource modeling and human leadership techniques. Knowledge of relevant equipment policies to promote mandatory state security operations. Knowledge of state laws and regulations involving engineering and land surveying. Ability to apply mathematical principles to engineering and land surveying problems. Ability to apply design techniques to engineering problems on a theoretical level. Ability to generate designs from mathematical formulas utilizing modeling applications. Ability to predict how physical principles would dynamically affect potential structures. Ability to comprehend information and ideas spoken through words and sentences. Ability to clearly communicate information and ideas orally and through documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education of a bachelor’s degree of science in engineering; plus four years of experience in the engineering field, including three years in a supervisory role. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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