TRANSPORTATION CHIEF OF ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES
Jun 5, 2009
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for administering the engineering and construction programs and operations for the Department of Transportation in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, long range master transportation plan and the operations necessary to maintain the transportation infrastructure.
Receives executive direction from the Deputy Commissioner of Transportation or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers all engineering and construction programs and operations for the Department; directs all engineering and construction staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administers staff and operations of the bureau in the design, construction, and reconstruction of state transportation network and engineering projects; develops, implements and evaluates bureau policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops bureau programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions pertaining to policies, personnel regulations, expenditures and administrative methods; directs execution of transportation contracts; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for bureau staff; prepares bureau budget; maintains contacts with department, state, federal and local individuals regarding policy or program activities or who impact on policy or program activities including the Governor's Office, the legislature, municipal officials, regulatory organizations, construction organizations, the general public and responds to inquiries regarding scope, funding, priority, scheduling and status of transportation program projects; 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 principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to planning, design, construction, and reconstruction of highways, bridges, and other transportation facilities and/or transportation projects; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Twelve (12) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation engineering projects.
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity with responsibility for policy formulation and complex project management.
Managerial capacity is defined as full time managerial responsibility for major programs. Position will have supervisory responsibilities but the emphasis should be management activities: planning, organizing, directing and controlling resources of a major subdivision at an agency or organization.
For State employees, the Special Experience is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Division Chief.
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 77 approved effective November 7, 2008. (Revised to modify content)