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Class Code:P3123

ENGINEER II

NATURE OF WORK

This is advanced professional engineering work in the design, review and construction of county utility and public works projects and in the environmental regulation of industrial facilities.

Work involves the application of engineering principles and techniques to advanced engineering projects. Work assignments usually are specialized in scope and require the use of seasoned judgment and advanced knowledge and skills in the area of specialization. Major technical or policy problems are discussed with a superior before taking action. Employees in this class may supervise sub-professional assistants in field and office engineering work. Work is reviewed by a supervising engineer through discussions and inspections.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This class is distinguished from Engineer I by the greater experience required; by the need for an incumbent to possess a certificate as an Engineer-In-Training and by the supervisory/leadworker responsibilities.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Develops, prepares and reviews engineering plans and designs for major street projects, sanitary and storm sewer systems, water treatment and water distribution structures and systems, bridges, or building construction projects; instructs party chiefs in acquiring field data; estimates quantities and costs of such projects.

Prepares and reviews specifications and drawings to ensure compliance with design, licensing and regulatory standards.

Inspects and supervises the inspection of construction projects while in progress and upon completion for adherence to plans, specifications and regulations; advises contractors on the interpretation of plans and specifications; approves minor design changes in the course of construction; reviews contractors' requests for payment.

Supervises sub-professional personnel in preparing plans, specifications, and preliminary construction layouts and cost estimates.

Provides information to the general public regarding engineering data maintained by the county.

Performs engineering work of equivalent complexity in the assigned area of engineering specialization, such as civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of public facilities in the area of specialization.

Knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of engineering specialization.

Knowledge of established policies, procedures and regulations.

Ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design, construction, and inspection of a variety of public works and industrial facilities.

Ability to assign and supervise the work of subordinates.

Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

Skill in the use of a personal computer and related software.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or field of specialization appropriate to area of assignment; two (2) years experience in professional engineering work appropriate to the area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

Certification in the State of Florida as an Engineer-in-Training. (E.I.T.) may be required dependent upon area of assignment.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association - (Professional Unit)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification: No

Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R9/13

 


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