Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
8719  FS - 30a TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISING ENGINEER (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING)  Jul 10, 2015
9164  FS - 30a TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISING ENGINEER (ENGINEERING)  Jul 10, 2015
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for supervising engineers and other staff engaged in engineering and/or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation construction engineering projects or studies in the areas of construction, administration, rehabilitation, surveying, testing, materials testing, maintenance or operations.
ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation and Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for supervising engineers and other staff engaged in engineering and/or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation engineering projects or studies in the areas of administration, bridge design, design, drainage, electrical, foundations, hydraulics, maintenance, operations, pavement management, regulation compliance, rehabilitation, research, traffic or utilities.
GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:
Incumbents in either parenthetical shall perform in a supervisory capacity providing technical supervision over transportation engineering projects or studies, with specialization in a specific area of engineering as dictated by assigned Construction Engineering or Engineering parenthetical.
Two (2) positions may be used to serve as the Primary Assistant to the Chief Engineer or to oversee the Department's Consultant Selection process.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Supervises engineers, technical and clerical employees of lower grade as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
ALL PARENTHETICALS: Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans section work; establishes and maintains section procedures; develops or makes recommendations on policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating sections, agencies and outside officials; prepares reports, recommendations and correspondence; conducts analytical studies of engineering costs incurred to determine amounts reimbursable under federal aid and amounts due public utilities under state and federal policies; prepares comprehensive reports on fiscal matters relating to departmental engineering operations; directs concurrent billing programs for department; acts as an assistant in performing highly specialized administrative or engineering studies; supervises or provides highly technical assistance in conducting studies or establishing policy, procedures or methods; supervises field or office functions for location, boundary, construction surveying and design projects; supervises preparation of comprehensive technical reports and related correspondence; makes oral presentations at public hearings or meetings; reviews work of consultants (engineers, designers, etc.); acts as the Primary Assistant to the Chief Engineer in performing special projects and overseeing Bureau activities; oversees the Department's Consultant Selection Panel process; serves as a member of departmental committee assisting in preparation and/or revision of standard specifications; performs related duties as required.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Assists, confers with and advises Transportation Principal Engineers or Assistant District Engineers on all types of projects such as construction of highways, bridges and transportation facilities; conducts inspections of state projects; reviews and assists in approving contract proposals prior to advertising; reviews and makes recommendations on contractor monetary claims brought against the state; supervises and oversees inspection of construction work; makes recommendations concerning proposed design changes, changes in construction methods and substitutions of materials; assigns inspection personnel to various construction projects; reviews plans and specifications in preliminary and final stages; makes recommendations to prevent recurring problems and assist design engineers with construction projects; supervises and maintains continuous contact with project engineers; coordinates field operations with other districts; serves as technical advisor on construction matters; supervises and oversees office functions relative to construction projects including but not limited to reviewing and processing of construction orders, processing estimates for payment, reviewing and processing consultant payments, analyzing and approving prices for new items, writing memoranda and letters to departmental personnel, state and/or municipal administrators and authorities, contractors and the general public; supervises implementation and operation of computerized construction reporting systems; prepares and maintains schedules for all survey and design projects; checks detailed plans, specifications and estimates of cost of proposed projects; makes special investigations and studies of complex design problems; interprets policy and recommends practices needed for implementation; correlates office or field operations with other sections; serves as technical advisor for survey and design; supervises office functions relative to logistics and administration; schedules and monitors all location surveys performed by state personnel and surveyors; recommends standards of accuracy and limits of coverage for individual projects; recommends and maintains specifications for ground and photogrammetric surveys; prepares and administers agreements for photogrammetric mapping and surveys by contract; oversees inspection, sampling and testing of materials used for construction and maintenance projects; recommends solutions for problems concerning materials; initiates/directs training of technical personnel in testing and sampling of materials; prepares and maintains a manual of testing procedures; initiates/assists in preparation of specifications; confers with material producers, contractors, agency engineers, and others concerning the materials and their use; directs application of statistical techniques for quality control of materials; prepares agreements for the testing of materials by certified outside testing agencies; directs or provides technical assistance in conducting studies for establishing policy and procedures.
ENGINEERING: Supervises work of engineers, technicians and other technical and/or clerical personnel in any one of several organizationally specialized engineering operations, railroad or airport sections; reviews detailed plans, specifications or studies of complex engineering problems related to areas such as highway, bridge, facility or geometric design, traffic engineering, computer applications, electrical engineering, highway operations, geo-technical engineering, hydraulics and drainage, utilities, contract and project development, environmental compliance, railroad engineering or airport engineering; supervises research into development of improved materials or products and testing methods; supervises field and office research projects on engineering and technical problems; supervises research on economic, financial and administrative aspects of pavement management, highway construction and maintenance, design of highways and bridges with reference to materials to be used and in pavement work correction, resurfacing and winter maintenance techniques; coordinates design related elements of construction projects; prepares special reports, cost estimates, standards and specifications and fee schedules for consultant engineers, surveyors or contractors; reviews progress reports.
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 departmental operational methodologies; considerable knowledge of latest engineering principles, techniques and procedures employed in engineering field; considerable ability to analyze and review engineering reports, plans and specifications; considerable ability to interpret and apply principles of information systems and technologies; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices involved in transportation construction engineering such as construction, surveys, geodetic surveys and materials testing; knowledge of highway construction methods and materials; 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: Eight (8) years of experience in transportation construction engineering.
ENGINEERING: Eight (8) years of experience in transportation engineering.
Special Experience:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as an engineer with lead responsibility for complex transportation construction engineering projects in construction, surveys, or materials testing. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 3 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING).
ENGINEERING: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as an engineer with lead responsibility for complex transportation engineering projects in bridge design, drainage, electrical, foundations, traffic, facilities design, highway design, research, utilities or hydraulics. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 3 (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.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
4.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
ENGINEERING:
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.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
3.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
COMPENSATION GUIDELINES:
1.
The classifications of Transportation Supervising Engineer (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING) and (ENGINEERING) are assigned to Salary Group FS 30a.
2.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 31.
3.
These Job Codes are identified with salary plan FE in CORE-CT.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Supervising Engineer (Construction Engineering) (Engineering) in Salary Group ES 30a approved effective June 14, 2013. (Revised to modify content)

8719A 7/14/15 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
8719  2213  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional
9164  2213  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional