Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing engineering expertise, guidance and technical assistance to state agencies, consultants, and the public.† Incumbents accomplish this by performing professional engineering tasks and by managing, reviewing and evaluating the work of consultants, contractors and facility operators.
The Professional Engineer job family has three levels that are distinguished based on the complexity of the engineering assignment, the level of expertise required by a specific position, and responsibility for providing leadership to others.
This is the specialist level where incumbents routinely serve as technical advisors to other professionals and the agency. They work in a consultative role with knowledge in a specific area of engineering. Duties may include supervising the work activities of an assigned program or project.
Examples of work performed may include but will not be limited to: (1) Development of design standards and/or Agency Policies, Rules and Regulations, (2) representation of the Agency on national and regional committees, (3) coordination of specialized agency programs, functions, and activities.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of registration as a professional engineer with the Oklahoma State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors PLUS a masterís degree in engineering PLUS three years of professional engineering experience subsequent to registration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional engineering experience subsequent to registration for the required masterís degree in engineering.