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Specific Job Descriptions (Road Design and Safety)

Post : Assistant Engineer (Road Design & Standard Division)

Wing : Technical Services

Circle : Road Design and Safety

Division : Road Design & Standard

Personnel specifications :

The post holder must meet the general requirements of an Assistant Engineer as specified in the RHD Management Manual and as per recruitment rules.

He should preferably have work experience in Road Design & Safety Circle. He should have received training / undertaken post-graduate study in highway engineering.

Duties and responsibilities :

In addition to the general responsibilities of the post of Assistant Engineer, as specified in the RHD Management Manual the specific duties relating to this position are detailed below:

1. Assist the XEN incorporating changes in the RHD Manuals & Technical Specifications relating to road designs from time to time.

2. Leading survey team for carrying out topographic and other surveys for road designs.

3. Assist to carry out design of road pavement as directed by the EE/SDE following the RHD Standards and Specifications

4. Examine designs supplied by the donor agencies for foreign-aided projects as well as those done by the consultants to ensure compliance with RHD standards.

5. Carry out investigations at site as required for design purposes.

6. Collecting reports of traffic volume, soil investigation etc. from zones/projects or other available source.

7. Assist in developing database in the Division.


For duties associated with each grade of personnel see


Updated on : 1/12/2003