Department of Administrative Services

Public Works Chief Engineer (0482MP)

$56.63-$77.21 Hourly / $4,530.15-$6,176.97 BiWeekly /
$118,237.00-$161,219.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Public Works this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of the Engineering, Process Management and Technical Services Division.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Public Works or an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Administers the programs and operations of the Engineering, Process Management and Technical Services Division, directs all staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Administers staff and operations of the Engineering, Process Management and Technical Services Division; develops, implements and evaluates division policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops division programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for division staff; prepares division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on policy and program activities; serves as a member of the Architectural and Engineering Selection Committee; prepares standard specifications to be utilized as a reference for subordinates and architectural and engineering consultants; directs project design and preparation of plans and specifications; prepares and coordinates preliminary surveys and planning of building requirements for state agencies; reviews plans, specifications and reports prepared by architectural or engineering consultants and staff for conformance with agency requirements and determines completeness of submitted documents in accordance with contracts; coordinates the engineering aspects of a project with the Architectural unit; performs site inspections to determine compliance to specifications; reviews and makes recommendations on proposed change orders to plans and specifications; recommends solutions to civil, structural, electrical, mechanical and similar problems for all state agencies; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state, federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of engineering and of the engineering aspects of building design and construction; considerable knowledge of building materials; considerable knowledge of utility systems and the engineering requirements in the design of large buildings; knowledge of contractual documentation; some knowledge of the engineering principles and erosion, surface and subsurface water control, sewage, refrigeration and power plant design, including the materials and equipment used in such projects; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity directing the work of engineers involving several disciplines in engineering design of major engineering projects.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a Connecticut Professional Engineer License during employment in this class.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from construction site environments and to a moderate degree of discomfort from year-round weather conditions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(02)-Architecture

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 72

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 72 approved effective October 12, 2007. (Revised to change EEO code)

EFFECTIVE DATE

7/4/2008

CLASS: 0482MP; EST: 3/19/1982; REV: 7/4/2008;