*Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an engineering department, service or firm
*Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm
*Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present engineering reports and findings
*Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
*Recruit personnel and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence in required areas
*May participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the engineering work of the department.