Under direction in one or more branches of engineering, performs
the more difficult field and office engineering work involved in the
design, maintenance, and construction of structures and/or systems;
does related work as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes
only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties
listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on
the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Performs the more difficult field and office engineering work involved
in the design, maintenance, and construction of highways, roads, or
streets, bridges and culverts, sanitary drainage systems, buildings,
public grounds, mechanical systems, heating systems, cooling
systems, electrical power delivery systems, electrical power generation
systems, traffic control systems, interior lighting and wiring systems,
outside lighting and wiring systems, water distribution or supply
systems, and/or some other branch of engineering.
Conducts investigations of conditions of structures and equipment
Estimates the quantities of required materials and costs of specific
May conduct field inspections of all outside public works and public
utilities construction such as curbs, roads, culverts, water lines,
sanitary sewer lines, sidewalks, and storm drain lines, pole lines,
electric power lines, substations and generating stations.
Prepares clear, sound, accurate and informative reports containing
findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Drafts correspondence pertaining to engineering programs and
Provides guidance and assistance to subordinates in the
performance of their work.
Maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording information systems used by the
agency, office or related unit.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
NOTE: A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
Technology (BSET) in a field related to Civil, Mechanical or
Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
having a curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board of
Engineering Technology (ABET) may substitute for the above
NOTE: Possession of an engineer's license issued by the
New Jersey Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
may be substituted for the above educational requirement.
Two (2) years of related experience in civil, electrical or mechanical
NOTE: A Masterís degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical
engineering, or a Masterís of Science in Engineering Technology
(MSET) in a field related to Civil, Electrical or Mechanical
engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles of engineering and the procedures
involved in planning and designing engineering projects.
Knowledge of engineering problems involved in design,
maintenance, and construction of structures and/or systems.
Knowledge of engineering mathematics, including trigonometry
Ability to accurately estimate quantities and project costs.
Ability to inspect materials, workmanship, and construction and
installation of various public works and/or public utility facilities
may be required.
Ability to apply federal, state and local ordinances, resolutions,
and codes relating to public works and/or public utilities to specific
cases may be required.
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate and informative reports
containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording information systems used by the agency, office or related
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.