The fundamental reason this
classification exists is to manage a group of engineering technicians in the planning,
development, location, design, construction, and maintenance of highways,
bridges, and other structures and facilities associated with the County road
network and infrastructure. The work involves direct supervision over technical
personnel engaged in highway and civil engineering activities. This
classification is distinguished from the Civil Engineering Technician I, II and
III by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties
assigned to include defining the scope of work to be performed and reviewing
the work in process and upon completion. Employee in this class must exercise
considerable independent judgment in the coordination of difficult technical
projects. The work responsibilities are: supervises two or more full-time
employees; plans, directs, and coordinates
all phases of highway and civil engineering projects; assists staff with
activities associated with civil engineering projects; responds to inquiries or
complaints from the public or public officials; and prepares memos and
maintains records and files to document all phases of civil engineering
projects. Work is performed with general oral or written instructions and
guidelines provided by the Assistant County Engineer or the County Engineer.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a
regionally accredited four-year college or university and four years of
professional engineering experience in highway or bridge construction. Six years of qualifying professional work
experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Professional Engineers
license issued by the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and
Land Surveyors preferred.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be
Must possess and maintain a valid
Alabama driver’s license and an insurable
driving record as needed to drive a Montgomery County vehicle in the
performance of their duties. Must be willing to work overtime, occasionally on
weekends, weekdays and holidays. Physical ability to walk long distances as
needed to perform job duties.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed indoors and outdoors.
Outdoor work consists of field inspections that can expose the employee to
inclement weather and safety hazards such heavy equipment, noise, dust and
dirt, uneven or rough terrain and requires walking. Indoor work consists of
sitting and using a computer.