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Classification

HD80 - Director of Engineering

Band 9
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$68,350$97,404$126,458

State Specifications:

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.

Minimum Requirements:

(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:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work below ground. (Infrequent)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to crawl while perforning job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 50 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 50 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet.
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to learn and use new processes, tools, equipment as required.

 

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