Civil Engineer Vi

County Of Maui
Full Time, Permanent HI Hawaii, USA


IMPORTANT:  SR-28 (Appointment may be made at any rate within the salary range from $6,425, SR-28-C to $9,145, SR-28-L per month at which appropriate qualified applicants can be recruited.)

Provides administrative and technical direction over a variety of complex engineering programs and/or projects of a major engineering division; supervises the preparation and/or review of plans, designs, specifications, estimates and reports of engineering projects; and performs other related duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is distinguished by its responsibility for a wide variety of complex engineering programs or projects and represents supervisory and administrative responsibility in planning, directing, advising on and coordinating extensive engineering activities. An engineer at this level works under very general administrative direction, and assignments are typically received in terms of broad, general objectives; and the incumbent is responsible for determining work methods, procedures, priorities and the assignment of personnel through intermediate supervisors to accomplish the work effectively. Review by superiors is based on conformity with policy rather than technical adequacy.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs several engineering programs.
  • Formulates operating policies and procedures, and establishes work priorities.
  • Implements agency policies, procedures, rules, regulations, laws and ordinances applicable to the programs.
  • Supervises the preparation and/or review of plans, designs, specifications, estimates and reports of engineering projects such as the construction, repair and major maintenance of roads, highways, sewer systems, bridges, retaining walls, culverts, sidewalks, etc.
  • Supervises the inspection of engineering projects.
  • Determines working stresses and computational procedures.
  • Makes field inspections and reviews work of inspectors.
  • Approves changes during constructions.
  • Coordinates activities and programs with other governmental and private agency projects.
  • Initiates and/or reviews the conduct of engineering investigation or research studies.
  • Recommends organizational and operational changes.
  • Assists in the development of broad work programs and policies and in preparing and justifying budgets.
  • Prepares contracts, technical and administrative reports and correspondence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and two (2) years of civil engineering work experience as a registered professional engineer which shall have included responsibility for supervising civil engineering projects.
License Requirement:   Registration as a professional engineer in the State of Hawaii.
Knowledge of: civil engineering principles and practices; modern methods and practices used in the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates and reports; the sources of engineering information; surveying and construction practices; public works programs and financing; land conveyancing and the preparation of contracts; principles and practices of administration.
Ability to: plan, organize, and direct the work of a large number of engineering and technical
employees; develop major engineering work programs; prepare and justify budget requests; prepare administrative as well as engineering reports and correspondence.
Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping: Light


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