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Manpower of PWD

The PWD is headed by a Chief Engineer, supported by 10 Additional Chief Engineers (Civil), 1 Additional Chief Engineer (Elec./Mech.), 36 Superantending Engineers, 139 Executive Engineers, 280 Sub-Divisional Engineers, 189 Assistant Engineers, 1167 Sub-Assistant Engineers and staff spread all over the country. Field offices are divided into Civil Working Units and Electrical/Mechanical (E/M) Working units. In the Field there are six Zonal Additional Chief Engineers in six Zonal (Divisional) Head quarters under whom there are Superintending Engineers, Executive Engineers, Sub-Divisional Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Sub-Assistant Engineers both for Civil and E/M works. The Ministry of Housing and Public Works exercises the administrative control of the PWD.

The Chief Engineer is the administrative and technical Head of the department. He also acts as the Technical Advisor to the Government of Bangladesh. The next in command are elevan Additional Chief Engineers. Each Additional Chief Engineer has a separate hierarchical setup of Superintending Engineers, Executive Engineers, Sub-Divisional Engineers and Assistant Engineers.

The operational units in the PWD are spread throughout the country. To facilitate better client/users satisfaction and adequate technical, administrative and supervisory control in the execution of projects, field organizations are comprised of Zones, Circles, Divisions and Sub-Divisions.

Manpower position of PWD could be seen from the table below:

 

Manpower of PWD

Employee Type

Numbers

Class-I

689

Class-II

1167

Class-III

2533

Class-IV

1731

TOTAL

6120

 

Technical Manpower of PWD

Designation

Numbers

Chief Engineer

1

Additional Chief Engineer

11

Superintending Engineer

36

Executive Engineer

139

Sub-divisional Engineer

280

Assistant Engineer

189

Sub-Assistant Engineer

1167