Acts as a staff specialist in providing technical guidance for complex or unique assignments. The incumbent must be capable of diversified knowledge of design engineering principles and practices and independently making decisions on significant design engineering problems or methods.
Responsible for technical direction over a group of engineers or specialists.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, or equivalent.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Normally requires a minimum of 10 years of experience in Civil/Structural Engineering (or equivalent working knowledge/experience). Usually referred to as a lead position. Registration as a licensed professional engineer is required. Incumbent must be cognizant of the capabilities and limitations of various computer software packages and automated engineering and design equipment to effectively direct their use for diverse engineering assignments.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of clients, managers, designers and engineers.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Occasionally may conduct or participate in a field trip to an operating plant or construction site. This requires normal hearing, the ability to stand, walk, reach, climb and balance, clear close and distance vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.
Normal work environment will be a business office with moderate noise. Occasionally may visit or be temporarily assigned to work in an operating plant or at a construction site. This may require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, loud noise, work near moving mechanical parts, electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes, chemicals and airborne particles.