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Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33172

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Requisition No: 25740 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: TRAFFIC SERVICES ENGINEER II - 55007763

Position Number: 55007763 

Salary:  $63,215.72 - $81,808.58 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2018 












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.


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.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Directs and supervises staff and provide advanced engineering and technical guidance for the District Traffic Operations Office Traffic Studies area.  Meets regularly with employees to assign work, establish work objectives and timelines to ensure working objectives are met.  Evaluates employee’s performance, during established time frames, throughout the year and at formal review periods.  Motivates and trains and/or ensures required training is available for staff.  Communicates regularly with direct reports, both individually and in staff meetings.  Ensures that all the paperwork required for processing pay documents and personnel matters, including performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, filing vacant positions and separations, are completed accurately and processed in a timely manner.


Develop and review engineering reports and studies.  This includes study documentation and presentation of findings and conclusions, analysis of engineering data, and coordination of resources necessary to produce reports. Signs and seals engineering documents as required.


Assist Traffic Services Program Engineer in coordinating project production with the Department’s Work Program. This includes establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the district’s Work Program Unit so that project schedule and control can be efficiently managed. Assist with the development and coordination of Traffic Operations work program.


Provide review comments on plan submittals generated by the Department and other entities. This includes developing technical comments directed to the design project manager or design engineer of record based on traffic engineering fundamentals, Department design standards, and engineering judgment. Includes accepting/rejecting the responses to those comments.


Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent traffic engineering interests. Includes, providing useful commentary and review of work products as well as developing correspondence and follow-up contact as needed.


Assist District Traffic Services Engineer in implementing business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets. Includes collaborating with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound) objectives in staff expectations, and identifying and making resource recommendations.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices; knowledge of management principles and practices;  knowledge of traffic operations analysis and study techniques;  Skill in effective oral communications; Skill in use of personal computers and ability to use Microsoft Office® (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook);  Skill in effective written communications; Skill in interpreting and disseminating traffic engineering related data; Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data;  Ability to manage workload to produce on time resolutions to problems;  Ability to lead, manage, and work with diverse groups of people; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to supervise people.


REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.


OTHER JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS: The incumbent of this position may be required to work extra hours. During a declared emergency event, the incumbent will be required to assist the District as needed.  Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422, Florida Statute (FS) related State Comptroller's Rules and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Miami