Department of Administrative Services

Transportation Assistant District Engineer (8697AR)

$53.41-$72.82 Hourly / $4,272.50-$5,825.68 BiWeekly /
$111,512.00-$152,050.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for assisting the Transportation District Engineer in supervising a staff engaged in transportation engineering in the office and field or assisting the Transportation Chief of Engineering and Construction Services as a project lead for agency mega-projects*.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

*Mega-project is interpreted as a project with a value in excess of $500 million for which the Department of Transportation has received commitment for funding. It will be a complex project involving multiple stakeholders and multiple contractors. The Department of Transportation will be engaged in the project for multiple years, in many cases at least ten years. The project will include both design and construction responsibilities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from the Transportation District Engineer or an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Assists in supervising a staff of engineers, technicians and clerical personnel in the District or assigned to a mega-project.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; oversees layout and staking for and construction of highways and bridges; oversees review of proposed design changes and construction orders for approval; oversees review and monitors progress of all construction; settles controversies with contractors and owners of property abutting the right of way or refers complaints to higher authority for settlement; oversees Department and contractor work necessary for a DOT mega-project ensuring all specifications are met, funding is monitored, and directs all interactions with contractors; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to construction of transportation infrastructure projects; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation engineering projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity with responsibility for the planning and conduct of complex transportation engineering projects.

Notes:

1. Supervisory capacity is interpreted as scheduling, assigning and overseeing work, establishing performance standards for employees and taking corrective measures to implement those standards.

2. For state employees, the Special Experience is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Supervising Engineer (Construction Engineering) (Engineering).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents must possess Professional Engineer (PE) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302.

2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. 

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(11)-Engineering

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)  

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR2 69

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Assistant District Engineer in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective July 19, 2017. (Revised to change bargaining unit code and pay plan) Action No. 19-037

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/19/2019 date of revision; 7/19/17 date of recognition agreement

CLASS: 8697AR; EST: ; REV: 6/21/2019;