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Specific Job Descriptions (Road Design and Safety)

Post : E.E (Road Design & Standard Division)

Wing : Technical Services

Circle : Road Design and Safety

Division : Road Design & Standard

Officers under the division :

1. Assistant Engineer - 2 No.

2. Sub-Assistant Engineer - 2 No.

Personnel specifications :

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

The post holder should preferably be a graduate in Civil Engineering. He should preferably have work experience in Road Design & Standards Division. 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 Executive Engineer, as specified in the RHD Management Manual the specific duties relating to this position are detailed below:

1. Establish and maintain RHD Manuals & Technical Specifications relating to road designs from time to time.

2. Manage procurement topographic and other surveys for road designs.

3. Monitor and design of roads (for new roads, road improvement and major rehabilitation schemes) in house and through consultants strictly following the RHD Standards and Specifications.

4. Review designs undertaken by RHD Development Partners and consultants to ensure compliance with all standards.

5. Visit ongoing and recently completed road schemes to ensure the adequacy, or otherwise, of current design standards.

6. Liase with the Road Research Laboratory and HDM circle for data required for the purpose of improving design of pavement.

7. Standardise the design of speed-breaker, diversion roads etc for different types of roads and highways.


For duties associated with each grade of personnel see


Updated on : 1/12/2003