Transportation Technician Principal, Engineering by 4Expertise


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									TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN PRINCIPAL, ENGINEERING CLASS PURPOSE To supervise or coordinate transportation projects in one or more of the following domains: (A) survey, (B) inspection, (C) materials and pavement testing and (D) design; perform related work. GENERAL INFORMATION This position involves: working in all weather conditions, under hazardous conditions, on obstructed roads and congested highways, in considerable noise, around operating equipment, with hazardous materials, the physical ability and stamina to perform strenuous work. Frequent travel to and from work site with some overnight stay may be required. Some positions require incumbents to work with chemicals and toxic materials; incumbents will be required to undergo biologic testing and pass medical tests while employed in these positions. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Project administration. (These activities apply to domains A through D described below.) Typical responsibilities: plans, organizes, and coordinates activities of a major or multiple contract transportation project; prepares concept reports for projects involving design; estimates equipment, materials, and manpower; establishes schedules and priorities; evaluates equipment and materials for adequacy, availability, and serviceability; implements policies and procedures and assures compliance with OSHA, EEO, OJT and labor compliance requirements; uses plans, specifications, aerial photos, and maps; hires, trains and evaluates staff; assigns and reviews work; inspects completed work and assures quality and compliance with standards and specifications; conducts safety meetings and training sessions; computes, reviews and verifies pay quantities, computations, and materials; reviews compliance with plans, specifications, and special provisions; prepares/reviews project diaries, testing data, reports and summaries; prepares drafts for project correspondence; coordinates activities with other sections, utility companies, cities, counties, state agencies, property owners and contractors. A. Survey. Typical responsibilities: serves as crew chief in location, construction, or land surveying; directs selection of instruments and equipment needed to pe
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