Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
8739  FS - 32a TRANSPORTATION PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (ENGINEERING)  Jul 10, 2015
8737  FS - 32a TRANSPORTATION PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING)  Jul 10, 2015
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for supervising the staff of a major construction engineering, surveying or railroad operating unit.
ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for supervising the staff of a major engineering or railroad operating unit.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives general direction from the Transportation Manager, Transportation Assistant District Engineer or other employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Supervises a staff of engineers, technicians and other staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises work of engineers, technicians and other technical and/or clerical personnel in any one of several organizationally specialized construction, operations, surveying or railroad sections; reviews detailed plans, specifications or studies of complex transportation construction engineering problems related to areas such as highway, bridge, facility or geometric design and construction, electrical engineering, highway operations, geo-technical engineering, contract and project development, surveying or railroad engineering; coordinates construction projects; prepares special reports, cost estimates, standards and specifications and fee schedules for consultant engineers, surveyors or contractors; reviews progress reports; performs related duties as required.
ENGINEERING: Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises work of engineers, technicians and other technical and/or clerical personnel in any one of several organizationally specialized engineering, operations, or railroad sections; reviews detailed plans, specifications or studies of complex transportation engineering problems related to areas such as highway, bridge, facility or geometric design, traffic engineering, electrical engineering, geo-technical engineering, hydraulics and drainage, utilities, contract and project development, or railroad engineering; coordinates design or construction projects; prepares special reports, cost estimates, standards and specifications and fee schedules for consultant engineers, surveyors or contractors; reviews progress reports; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of latest techniques and procedures employed in field of engineering or land surveying as applied to Department of Transportation; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to interpret and apply principles of information systems and technologies; considerable ability to analyze and review engineering reports and plans; supervisory ability.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices involved in transportation construction engineering such as construction, surveys, geodetic surveys and materials testing; considerable knowledge of administrative and financial controls with respect to transportation construction engineering plans, contracts, projects and reports.
ENGINEERING: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices involved in transportation engineering such as bridge design, foundations, highway design, transportation facilities design, transportation planning, drainage or hydraulics, research, pavement design, pavement management, traffic and utilities; considerable knowledge of administrative and financial controls with respect to transportation engineering plans, contracts, projects and reports.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING:
Nine (9) years of experience in in land surveying or transportation construction engineering projects.
ENGINEERING: Nine (9) years of experience in complex transportation engineering projects.
Special Experience:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING:
1.
One (1) year of the general experience must have in a supervisor capacity over complex transportation construction engineering projects. For state employees supervisor capacity is interpreted at the level of Transportation Supervising Engineer (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING).
OR
2.
Two (2) years of the general experience must have been in a lead capacity over complex construction engineering projects in surveying. For state employees lead capacity is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 3 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING).
ENGINEERING: One (1) year of the general experience must have been in a supervisor capacity over transportation engineering design projects. For state employees supervisory experience is interpreted at the level of Transportation Supervising Engineer (ENGINEERING).
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING:
1.
Incumbents must possess Land Surveyor (LS) licensure or 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.
2.
Incumbents may be required to possess appropriate certification from the New England Transportation Technician Program (NTTCP).
3.
Office of Property and Facilities: Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a Building Official license issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Safety.
4.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
5.
Incumbents may be required to travel.
ENGINEERNG:
1.
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.
2.
Office of Property and Facilities: Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a Building Official license issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Safety.
3.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
4.
Incumbents may be required to travel.
COMPENSATION GUIDELINES:
1.
The classifications of Transportation Principal Engineer (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING) and (ENGINEERING) are assigned to Salary Group FS 32a.
2.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 33.
3.
These Job Codes are identified with salary plan FE in CORE-CT.
This replaces the existing specification for the classes of Transportation Principal Engineer (Construction Engineering) (Engineering) in Salary Group ES 32a approved on the effective January 4, 2008. (Revised to modify content)

8737A 7/14/15 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
8739  2213  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional
8737  2213  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional