HD80 - Director of Engineering
General Nature of Work:
Directs the engineering activities of the Department of Transportation or the overall activities of the Office of the State Engineer.
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.)
Directs statewide highway system planning, pre-construction, construction and maintenance.
Consults with state and local government representatives, federal and state engineers, private Directs the technical and administrative operations of the Office of the State Engineer.
Exercises final approval authority over contracts, bidding procedures and code interpretations and variances for all state-owned buildings.
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 practices of engineering or architecture appropriate to assigned area of responsibility.
Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the operation of the unit.
Ability to interpret codes, laws and standards as they apply to planning, design and construction.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to oversee the work of subordinate engineering, technical and administrative staff members.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Registration as a Professional Engineer as prescribed in South Carolina Code Section 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 or engineering technology and advanced journey-level engineering work experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology and six years advanced journey-level engineering work experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer 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: