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DIVISION ENGINEER (Building)
102702
(Competitive)




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
This is supervisory and administrative oversight work of an organizational segment in the City of Syracuse Department of Engineering with responsibility for planning, implementation and inspection of engineering projects. The position requires the application of professional engineering skills and knowledge to public engineering projects involving the design, construction, inspection and maintenance of public works. Assignments are received from an administrative superior who allows the incumbent considerable latitude for initiative, independent judgment and creativity. Supervision may be exercised over a number of technical subordinates dependent on area of assignment.
When assigned as a Division Engineer (Building) the work is primarily concerned with design, review and approval to the construction or renovation of public buildings owned by the City of Syracuse. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Plans, organizes, directs and inspects engineering projects in area of specialty assigned.
Leads and participates in the design of engineering projects including plans, estimates, specifications and drawings.
Supervises work in progress and, upon completion, inspects to determine if work is done satisfactorily.
Carries out engineering projects specific to areas of assignment.
Administers construction contracts and consulting engineer contracts relating to a variety of civil engineering projects.
Prepares and submits budgets for area of assignment.
Performs, directs or oversees a variety of administrative functions relating to the operation of the Division.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of engineering as applied to the assigned specialty.
Good knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.
Ability to solve difficult engineering work.
Ability to plan, design and oversee engineering work.
Ability to supervise subordinates.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Promotion:
Two years of permanent competitive class status as a Civil Engineer II or Facilities Engineer.




4/2008 Revised