Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
8817  MP - 73 TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR  Jun 5, 2009
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Transportation, Bureau of Engineering and Construction Services, this class is accountable for directing the staff and work of the Office of Construction.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives administrative direction from the Transportation Chief of Engineering and Construction Services or an administrative official of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Directs the staff of the Office of Construction.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs the staff and operations of the office of Construction; coordinates, plans, and manages office activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of the office budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the office who might impact on program activities; plans, coordinates, and administers all district engineering functions and other field operations including construction and timely completion of projects; develops and makes recommendations for plans and specifications for construction and reconstruction of transportation facilities, highway property, and other structures; makes recommendations regarding establishment of standards and procedures for engineering office work, resolution of claims, and granting of time extensions; makes field reviews of major problems in construction; assures safety and convenience of the public during progress of construction; monitors program scheduling and determines staffing requirements; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of highway construction engineering; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to direct a large scale program of highway engineering.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Eleven (11) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation engineering projects.
Special Experience:
Two (2) years of General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity in the field of transportation engineering with responsibility for policy formulation and complex project management for major bridge or highway design or highway construction projects.
NOTES:
1.
Managerial capacity is defined as full time managerial responsibility for major programs. Position will have supervisory responsibilities but the emphasis should be managerial activities: planning, organizing, directing and controlling resources of a major subdivision of an agency or organization.
2.
For State employees, the Special Experience is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Assistant District Engineer.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
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.
Non-Examined refers to Section 5-219 of the Connecticut General Statutes which permits appointment of candidates to competitive positions without formal examination when a professional license, professional degree, accreditation or certificate is a mandatory requirement for appointment to a class.

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 73 approved effective December 2, 1993. (Revised to modify content)

8817A 6/12/09 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
8817  1388  (11)-Engineering
(02)-MANAGERIAL
(1)-Officials And Administrators