The State Construction Engineer is assisted by Staff Construction Engineers and a Central Office Staff. A duty of the State Construction Engineer is to establish standards, policies, and regulations and to pass them on to the Resident Engineers and their assistants by way of the District Engineers and Staff Construction Engineers. The actual work of staking, inspecting, and preparing current/final estimates is handled by the Resident Engineer under the direction of the District Engineer. Contractors have the right of appealing decisions given them in the field but this does not mean that either the Resident Engineer's or District Engineer's decision should be discounted or bypassed in
any way. 100.07
The District Engineers direct construction,
maintenance and related operations exercise general supervision over all
within their assigned Highway Districts.
and guidance from the are directly responsible
State Construction Engineer and to the Assistant Chief Engineer -
the Maintenance Engineer and Operations for all work in their
The Staff Construction Engineer
represents the Construction Office on field inspections and is obliged to assist the District and Resident Engineers by recommending changes where construction difficulties have
been encountered in the past. They also give office assistance to Engineer, who reviews work through conferences and reports. between the Construction Division and other Divisions.
the State Construction They act as liaison
The Resident Engineer is the authorized
representative of the Chief Engineer as established in in Subsection 105.10 of the Standard Specifications. duties and responsibilities of the Resident Engineer.
the definitions in Section 101 and Subsection 105.10 sets forth the The Resident Engineer is directly
responsible for field construction projects on roads, bridges, etc., as assigned. Resident Engineer must realize that the contract stipulates rights and obligations of
for the work they contract to perform, all within the Further duties of the Resident Engineer and the Resident in Section 115 of this Manual.
requirements of the Engineer’s personnel
Contract. are found