Engineer Job Description

An Engineer Performs A Variety Of Professional Engineering Duties In The Subject Department; Provides  Design, Oversight, And Administration Of Various Engineering  Projects; Evaluates And Reviews  Engineering Changes; Ensures Work Quality And Adherence To Specifications; And Performs Related Duties As Assigned.

Engineer Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • Reviews construction design plans to evaluate potential construction problems; monitors construction project expenditures.
  • Utilizes a variety of engineering programs and application including CADD.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays  abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering design and construction.
  • Discusses and coordinates engineering design or construction project activities with design engineering staff and other affected engineering personnel.
  • Maintains awareness of progress on assigned engineering design or construction projects to ensure compliance with designated time and cost schedules.
  • Provides assistance to inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction.
  • Conducts field inspections; ensures compliance with specifications.
  • Performs a variety of professional engineering duties related to the subject department.  Duties may include preparing engineering specifications, preliminary cost estimates, engineering drawings, sketches, calculations and analyses.
  • Prepares a variety of reports and correspondence on project matters including Inspector’s Daily Reports, monthly and final completion reports, contract modifications negotiations, field and design engineering changes, and correspondence with the contractor on fulfillment of requirements. 
  • Prepares engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates for engineering construction projects; prepares and/or reviews the adequacy and accuracy of computations.
  • Assists in the establishment of schedules and methods for providing engineering project oversight services; responsible for the verification of quantities of materials and adherence to specifications; may recommend resources to be allocated.
  • Monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; evaluates proposed changes to approved plans and specifications.
  • Recommends approval of and submits contractor’s progress payment applications; performs audits of contractor and suppliers to ensure adherence to established policies procedures.

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