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Hillsborough County Government

Engineering Specialist II (#ENGSP2CSBQ) CSBQ
$23.34-$38.17 Hourly / $4,045.60-$6,616.13 Monthly / $48,547.20-$79,393.60 Yearly


Performs professional unlicensed level engineering work in designing and preparing plans, specification and engineering cost estimates for the construction, operation and/or maintenance of municipal projects.


A Bachelor's degree in Engineering; and
Two years of experience in planning, developing, implementing, designing, computer modeling or inspecting engineering projects.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and methods for assigned functional area.
  • Knowledge of engineering design criteria, standards, and applicable permit requirements.
  • Knowledge of construction standards, methods, materials, and inspection techniques.
  • Knowledge of field testing, sampling and investigative techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable environmental regulations and requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and contract documents.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations.
  • Ability to analyze data and develop logical conclusions.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Participates in infrastructure planning and development of design, construction, operations, and maintenance of public works or developer projects.
  • Designs parts of engineering operations and maintenance projects preparing design requests for proposal (RFP).
  • Participates in construction, operations and maintenance project management by preparing or reviewing construction drawings, specifications, plans and permit packages and preparing change orders.
  • Conducts environmental engineering reviews of permit applications.
  • Performs or supervises the inspection of public works or developer projects.
  • Assists in the planning, research, and conduct of environmental and mapping surveys.
  • May supervise and/or oversee the work of others by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Serves as a consultant during project construction phases.
  • Prepares correspondence and work status reports.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: ENGSP2CSBQ; EST: 6/28/2015; REV: ;