HD75 - Engineer/Associate Engineer IV
General Nature of Work:
Performs professional civil or architectural engineering or plant and maintenance engineering work in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Plans and directs major statewide engineering activities related to highway construction, recreational facilities or state-owned structures.
Directs new building design and construction.
Directs physical plant engineering and operations and associated auxiliary services.
Provides consultative services related to complex engineering problems to local governments and the general public.
Serves as an expert witness in court proceedings and administrative hearings.
Implements the Consolidated Procurement Code in permanent improvements and minor project procurements.
Informs and guides architecture and engineering professionals as to state requirements for Office.
Oversees the work of a large technical staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the theories, principles and methods of civil, architectural or plant engineering.
Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing architectural or civil engineering project management for state highway construction, building construction or facility renovation projects.
Ability to oversee the work of subordinate engineers or architects.
Ability to establish positive working relationships with design and construction consultants, state, local and federal professional personnel and other public and private sector organizations and individuals.
Ability to communicate effectively.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require registration as a Professional Architect as prescribed by South Carolina Code Section 40-3-60 or as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional Engineer as prescribed by South Carolina Code Sections 40-22-190 and 40-22-195.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology and journey-level engineering or architectural work experience, including experience in a technical supervisory capacity.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology and five years journey-level engineering or architectural work experience, including two years experience in a technical supervisory capacity. Some positions require registration as a Professional Architect as prescribed by the South Carolina Code Section 40-3-60 or as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional Engineer as prescribed in South Carolina Code Sections 40-22-190 and 40-22-195.
MUSC Physical Requirements: