State Of Mississippi Montgomery , AL 36101
Characteristics of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is professional engineering and administrative Department of Transportation work in directing all engineering programs and related activities in a district or branch of the office of highways of the Mississippi. The work involves responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating, through subordinate managers, activities of the various programs under the Administrator's jurisdiction within the district and committing resources to accomplish the Department's program objectives.
Work is performed in accordance with modern principles and techniques of engineering and management and requires considerable contact with municipal and state governing bodies and with private citizens interested in the work of the Department. Incumbents work under the administrative direction of the Chief Engineer.
Examples of Work:Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Directs all engineering and related programs in assigned district or branch of the office of highways.
Directs the planning and implementation of highway construction programs.
Directs the planning and implementation of highway maintenance programs.
Implements bridge replacement program.
Implements interstate reconstruction/rehabilitation program.
Administers and approves district or branch of the office of highways permit/encroachment program.
Selects and works with engineering consultants and land surveyors.
Administers and approves district or branch of the office of highways information systems program.
Works with counties and cities to implement transportation funding programs.
Works closely with all divisions and Transportation Commission to direct long term planning and goals for assigned district.
Works closely with elected and appointed officials to determine transportation safety and mobility needs.
Receives and responds to complaints.
Works with developers adjacent to highway right of way to ensure conformance to access and safety standards.
Attends public meetings to provide technical expertise on proposed construction projects
Monitors and stays informed on all highway matters in assigned district or branch of the office of highways to ensure the safety of traveling public.
Serves as primary contact in emergency operations.
Attends public functions concerning transportation issues.
Administers district or branch of the office of highways personnel recruitment, professional development, training, and disciplinary action program.
Provides professional engineering leadership for subordinates.
Administers Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) programs.
Administers district or branch of the office of highways asset management program.
Prepares annual budget.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
Possession of a certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer from the Mississippi State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors;
Ten (10) years of work experience as a registered Professional Engineer, two (2) years of which must have been in a managerial capacity.
Applicant must submit a copy of his/her Certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer from the Mississippi State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Essential Functions:Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.Directs all engineering and related programs in assigned district or branch of the office of the highways.
2.Serves as a primary contact person for all technical and non-technical matters in highway district or branch of the office of highways, including working closely with the public, the news media, industry associations, civic groups, professional organizations, and local and state government.
3.Administers district or branch of the office of highways human resources programs.
4.Directs fiscal and budgeting activities.