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Directs local or statewide program of real estate and property assessment equalization to facilitate adjustments in tax base and rates resulting from changes in property values: Devises procedures for compiling, computing, and analyzing valuation data according to knowledge of statistical principles and accepted valuation theories [VALUATION ENGINEER]. Assigns APPRAISERS to interview industrial, commercial, and residential property owners and inspect properties in prescribed areas to obtain current valuation data. Directs personnel engaged in assembling and analyzing data into statistical groupings to facilitate comparisons with previous assessments. Prepares or directs preparation of reports and graphs to illustrate findings. Derives assessment equalization factors from computed data according to accepted valuation principles and knowledge of real estate market relationships. Allocates expected revenue among state tax districts according to computations and departmental regulations. Recommends changes in valuation procedures, tax rates, and tax policy to appropriate officials. Represents tax commission at meetings of boards of equalization, at tax appeal hearings, and in court.