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Oversees the engineering function of design, construction, testing and implementation of construction projects
Reviews and monitors engineering plans, specifications, and contracts
Examples of Duties
Conducts on-site inspections to review and inspect the progress or completion of projects, to determine equipment and materials, to discuss work assignments and problems, and to investigate and resolve complaints
Analyzes survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs, and other topographic or geologic data to plan projects
Reviews highway and road designs and site plans for compliance with construction, zoning, land use and engineering standards
Computes load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications
Evaluates soil tests and materials to determine adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt or steel
Inspects project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety standards
Confers with contractors and vendors to direct construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site
Calculates estimates of quantities and cost of materials, equipment and labor to determine project feasibility
Prepares bid proposals and specifications, participates in bid openings, and recommends procurement of materials, equipment, and contractor bids
Provides technical assistance and instruction concerning design, construction, modifications, and structural repairs
Conducts studies of traffic patterns or environmental conditions to identify engineering problems and assess the potential impact of projects
Performs related work