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AREA MANAGER - 55002466

Date: Nov 30, 2017

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33160

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Requisition No: 25304 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: AREA MANAGER - 55002466

Position Number: 55002466 

Salary:  $60,896.11 - $78,806.73 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2017 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

691 / North Dade Maintenance 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:    ALEX PEREZ  

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:   (305) 640-7197

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

This position requires a valid Class “E” driver's license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Driver's Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver's license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver's license confirmed

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Supervises employees spending majority of their time communicating with, motivating, training, and evaluating employees, and planning and directing employees’ work. 

 

Monitors and reviews all work performed by in-house maintenance staff to ensure proper maintenance techniques and Department procedures are used.  Plan and direct routine maintenance activities on the state highway system, including bridges in accordance with Department policies, procedures, guidelines, specifications and manuals.  Provide technical assistance on repair methods and practices to highway maintenance field crews.  Analyze work needs and provide engineering judgment when developing solutions to resolve issues.  Schedule and plan maintenance activities as identified in surveys, complaints and bridge or traffic operations work orders.  Prepare reports as needed on all field operations and ensure the compliance and completeness of inspections of roadway appurtenances as required by procedure.

 

Manages the unit's contracting program.  Performs the work to develop the contract specifications, including special provisions, cost estimates, justifications, and work quantities. Researches, analyzes and develops new and innovative approaches to contracting the maintenance needs of the unit.  Serves as the Project Manager on district and local contracts.  Manages contract administration duties within the unit,  including conducting all pre-bid conferences, active participation in pre-work conferences and routine follow-up with contract coordinators and inspectors. Coordinates the resolution of any disputes, misunderstandings of contract conditions, claims against the Department and negotiations necessary to provide resolution.  Reviews construction plans, attends construction project meetings and performs field reviews.  Reviews and inspects construction projects to ensure that they meet Department standards.

 

Supervises, manages and directs the work of the Permits staff to coordinate the planning, permit criteria, design, traffic control, specifications and inspections between consultants, owners, contractors, and government agencies on all work being performed within the State Right-of-Way.  Stays current on changes to State Policies regarding Access Management.  Provides management technical and engineering guidance/support to technicians and other engineering specialists to ensure that the Department's goals are met in issuance and inspection of the permitted encroachments/connections within the state road system. Performs quality assurance checks on all approved permits including site visits and written acceptance of the project upon completion.  

 

Serves as a liaison and  meets with engineers, supervisors, local government officials, other state agencies and private citizens regarding all maintenance matters.  Investigates and responds to complaints.  This involves frequent contact with the public as a representative of the Department.   Meet and communicate effectively with local government officials, civic groups and general public with regard to resolving complaints, and/or explaining Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) policies and procedures.  Attend meetings and training sessions as directed to improve maintenance operations.  Serve as liaison to consulting engineers and contractors, city, county and other state agencies on problems relating to maintenance.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS, ACTIVITIES, RULES AND POLICIES; ABILITY TO READ, INTERPRET AND ANALYZE ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL DATA AND PLANS/SPECIFICATION PACKAGES; KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE CONCEPTS; SKILLED IN ADMINISTERING AND MANAGING MULTIPLE PROJECTS; KNOWLEDGE OF DEPARTMENT RULES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES, INCLUDING THOSE IN THE PERSONNEL AREA; ABILITY TO LEAD, MANAGE, SUPERVISE AND WORK WITH DIVERSE GROUPS OF PEOPLE; KNOWLEDGE OF STANDARD INDEXES; KNOWLEDGE OF PROPER SAFETY PRACTICES; SKILLED IN INSPECTING WORKSITES FOR COMPLIANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT ROADWAY STANDARDS; SKILLED IN DETERMINING WORK PRIORITIES AND SEQUENCES; ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS IN A COURTEOUS MANNER; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO MONITOR MAINTENANCE/CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS, SPECIFICATIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS; KNOWLEDGE OF MAINTENANCE RATING PROGRAM; SKILLED IN USE OF MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MANUAL; ABILITY TO ORGANIZE AND CONDUCT MEETINGS; ABILITY TO PLAN, DIRECT AND COORDINATE WORK ASSIGNMENTS; ABILITY TO SUPERVISE EFFECTIVELY, DETERMINE WORK PRIORITIES, AND ASSIGN WORK TASKS.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies when necessary.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates.  Must obtain certification in Maintenance of Traffic - Advanced Level within one year and maintain it. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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