Planning, organizing, supervising and reviewing the work of subordinate staff is a major function of positions in this class. Incumbents generally supervise a staff professional level engineering and/or inspection employees who perform varied and responsible field and office engineering work. Positions in this class normally supervise positions that are designated as first-level supervisors. Supervision, at this level is normally over multiple project teams. Positions in this class perform the most complex professional engineering and administrative work, frequently make difficult decisions that require interpretation and professional judgment, and communicate with departmental management to obtain direction on matters that deviate from practice, policy and/or generally accepted professional standards.