ASSISTANT TOWN ENGINEER 1041
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under direction, an employee in this class is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and direction of the engineering functions of a town engineering department. The incumbent checks plans submitted by private contractors to assure adherence to town regulations, and prepares plans for proposed town construction projects. Supervision is exercised over all drafting personnel. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Examines sub-division plans in order to check drainage, road profiles and regrading; prepares performance bond estimates covering work of public improvement in sub-divisions; reviews all parts of sub-division plans for conformity with town regulations;
Plots maps and plans from survey information;
Computes and executes maps for right-of-way taking;
Prepares plans and specifications for engineering contracts such as new parks, comfort buildings, storage houses, roads and beach improvements;
Assists the Town Engineer in preparing proposed engineering projects for submission to the Town Board.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; thorough knowledge of engineering practices and procedures as they apply to public works; good knowledge of laws and other regulatory enactments controlling public works; good knowledge of the developments of current literature and sources of information in public works engineering; good knowledge of modern office administration; ability to supervise the work of drafting personnel to attain optimum work output; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
At the time of appointment, candidates must possess a Professional Engineer's License issued by New York State, and maintain such license during employment in this title.