Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
9068  MP - 71 TRANSPORTATION DIVISION CHIEF  Jun 5, 2009
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Transportation, Bureau of Engineering and Construction Services, this class is accountable for directing a major operational unit in the Office of Construction, Engineering or Office of Project Oversight and Quality Assurance.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives administrative direction from the Transportation Chief of Engineering and Construction Services or an administrative official of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Directs a staff of engineers and supporting personnel.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs the staff and operations of the unit; coordinates, plans, and manages unit 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 unit budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the unit who might impact on program activities; directs the overall activities of a major unit and for designated areas of responsibility; directs and coordinates administrative and engineering functions including program planning, development of standards, timely completion of assigned projects, preparation of standard contract provisions, project reviews, research and development of engineering techniques; may direct and oversee the development of recommendations relative to plans and specifications for the construction and reconstruction of highways, bridges and structures, the extension of highway contracts, the disposition of claims, and the granting of time extensions; may direct and coordinate technical audits, quality assurance and constructability reviews for the Department's capital and maintenance programs; may direct traffic and traffic operations studies, incidents management evaluations and additional research in field of highway traffic operations; 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 transportation engineering principles and practices of management; considerable knowledge of the latest techniques and procedures employed in the applicable field of transportation engineering; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Ten (10) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation engineering projects.
Special Experience:
Three (3) 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 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 71 approved effective August 23, 2007. (Revised to modify content)

9068A 6/12/09 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
9068  1388  (11)-Engineering
(02)-MANAGERIAL
(1)-Officials And Administrators