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ROADWAY DESIGNER IV-55000996

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: BARTOW, FL, US, 33830

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Requisition No: 59858 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: ROADWAY DESIGNER IV-55000996

Position Number: 55000996 

Salary:  $50,700.84 - $65,612.85 

Posting Closing Date: 07/25/2019 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

152 / Design

PENDING CLASSIFICATION UPDATE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

Re-advertisement : Previous applicants do not need to re-apply

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Ed Ponce

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 863-519-2281

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

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.  

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees work. Motivates and evaluates employees on the performance of their duties. Develops procedural and technical training. Participates in applicant selection and hiring process. Provides employee orientation, training, counseling and disciplinary actions and prepares employee performance evaluations. Performs supervisory and management roles related to highly technical work in Roadway Design production, including Roadway and Traffic plans production, project management, value engineering, quality control, plans review, and scope development. Supervises the assigned Roadway Design staff and is engaged in the preparation and review of roadway design contract plans, contract documentation and computations to ensure that these documents are produced in compliance with current criteria, safety standards, economic feasibility and sound engineering judgment. Supervises the assembly of roadway design plans, signing and pavement marking plans, signalization plans, lighting plans, No Passing Zone studies (NPZ), and typical section packages, scopes of work, design exceptions and variations, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), and utility conflict reports to be used in phase reviews and other submittals on designated projects. Supervises personnel involved in quality control, value engineering, consultant acquisition, drafting/plans preparation support and scope development.

Performs complex engineering/ geometric calculations in the development of project design. Develops alignment and grade including horizontal curves and vertical curves. Determines bid items, associated quantities, and compiles quantity summaries. Utilizes Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software in plans preparation and development. Develops special designs as required for intersections, maintenance of traffic, profile grades and other roadway design components with minimal supervision.

Develops and updates project schedules with minimal supervision. Coordinates all related engineering functions by Department support offices. Provides independent technical support and design services for projects under construction. Performs Quality Control reviews, permits reviews, and Local Agency Program (LAP) reviews, as required to ensure plans have been developed in accordance with appropriate Federal and Department design criteria, policy and procedures.

Prepares and presents design details and concepts at public meetings, local agency workshops and internal staff meetings. Responds to log letters and public records requests and communicates with public and other agency officials in writing and verbally. Assists in field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, and customer service request documentation.

Provides technical guidance and knowledge of the design process as a primary member in a design group. Guides and supports designers in the completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation, scope development and accurate estimate creation. Serves on Technical Review Committee (TRC) in consultant acquisition and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for consultant design bid build, design/build projects, and alternative contracting. Assists in the development of scope of services and staff hours negotiations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  SKILLED IN THE ENGINEERING PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS. KNOWLEDGE OF CONCEPTS, TERMINOLOGIES, DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES OF HIGHWAY DESIGN. KNOWLEDGE OF COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING AND DESIGN (CADD) TOOLS AND AUTOMATED OFFICE PRODUCTS. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS. KNOWLEDGE OF PROJECT ENGINEERING AND SCHEDULING. ABILITY TO APPLY ENGINEERING QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN THE AREA OF HIGHWAY DESIGN. SKILLED IN COMMUNICATING TECHNICAL INFORMATION VERBALLY AND IN WRITING. KNOWLEDGE OF AND SKILLED IN INTERPRETATION OF ROADWAY DESIGN STANDARDS, SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA ESTABLISHED OR ADOPTED BY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. ABILITY TO SOLVE ENGINEERING RELATED PROBLEMS. SKILL IN PLANNING, ORGANIZING, AND MANAGING MULTIPLE WORK ASSIGNMENTS. ABILITY TO USE A PERSONAL COMPUTER (PC). ABILITY TO PREPARE AND PRESENT DESIGN INFORMATION. ABILITY TO SUPERVISE PERSONNEL.

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve on the Transportation Emergency Management Team.

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: Lakeland