Duties and Functions

The engineer shall take charge of the engineering office and shall:

Initiate, review and recommend changes in policies and objectives, plans and programs, techniques, procedures and practices in infrastructure development and public works in general of the local government unit concerned;

Advise the mayor, as the case may be, on infrastructure, public works, and other engineering matters;

Administer, coordinate, supervise, and control the construction, maintenance, improvement, and repair of roads, bridges, and other engineering and public works projects of the local government unit concerned;

Provide engineering services to the local government unit concerned, including investigation and survey, engineering designs, feasibility studies, and project management;

In the case of the provincial engineer, exercise technical supervision over all engineering offices of component cities and municipalities; and

Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.