DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is technical civil engineering of intermediate scope, involving designing, planning, coordinating, inspection and supervision of construction and/or improvement of public works such as highways and appurtenance, sewers, storm drains, water mains and/or structures. Responsibilities also include administration and contracting relative to projects, as well as other special projects and programs, as assigned. Work is performed under general supervision of higher level engineering staff, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. All work and policy decisions are subject to approval by the Town or Village Engineer or other licensed professional Engineer directing the work of such an employee. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the principles of civil engineering and the sources of engineering information; good knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction and maintenance of public works, such as water mains, sanitary sewers, storm drains, etc.; good knowledge of building construction and maintenance; good knowledge of administrative principles and practices that apply to local government; ability to initiate and develop studies and investigations and to prepare reports, ability to plan and supervise the work of others; initiative; resourcefulness in the solution of engineering problems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: A Master’s Degree in civil engineering may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required work experience as described above.