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OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002604

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: CAPE CORAL, FL, US, 33909

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Requisition No: 395061 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002604

Position Number: 55002604 

Salary:  $93,517.76 - $121,022.99 

Posting Closing Date: 06/23/2021 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

192 / FORT MYERS OPERATIONS CENTER

ANTICIPATED VACANCY / OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Cheryl Willetts

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (863) 519-2637

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS:  cheryl.willetts@dot.state.fl.us

 

The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional 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 Service 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 individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.  

 

This position requires a valid Class E driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers 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 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 year

 

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


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Serves as the Operations Engineer-Fort Myers, performing managerial engineering work. This position is both the Maintenance Engineer-Fort Myers and the Resident Engineer-Fort Myers with the duties and responsibilities that apply to those functions. Supervises and directs construction and maintenance staff and their activities on all state highways and bridges within the Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties. Manages the unit's resources to achieve the established maintenance and construction program goals and to comply with all procedures and policies related to construction and maintenance activities. Performs all required personnel administration, resource and budget management for the overall operation for the Operations Center. Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees’ work.


Coordinates with the Director of Operations to implement policy, procedure and direction. Coordinates with the District Construction Engineer and the District Maintenance Administrator and will follow their direction on implementing the Department's policies in construction and maintenance while exercising independent judgment in formulating and carrying out plans for the accomplishment of the Department's programs.


Acts as the lead Department representative in the Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties, representing the Department of Transportation with the Federal Highway Administration, city and county officials, utility companies, property owners, the media and other concerned parties. Drives a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) vehicle in the performance of these duties.


Works with the District Emergency Coordination Office responding to emergencies, which may include developing and managing emergency contracts, utilizing in-house forces to ensure proper handling of the emergency. The incumbent has emergency card "Approver" responsibilities and is an Emergency cardholder. This position has vendor invoice warrant processing responsibility in accordance with S. 215.422, Florida Statutes.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES AND TERMINOLOGY; KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES ANDPRACTICES OF SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT; KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION,PRODUCTION AND/OR OPERATIONS; SKILL IN PROJECT ENGINEERING AND SCHEDULING; SKILL IN THE DEVELOPMENTOF BUSINESS PLANS; SKILL IN USING ENGINEERING TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR INSTRUMENTS; ABILITY TOSUPERVISE PEOPLE; ABILITY TO ANALYZE AND INTERPRET ENGINEERING DATA; ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND APPLYAPPLICABLE RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; ABILITY TO PLAN, ORGANIZE AND COORDINATEMULTIPLE WORK ASSIGNMENTS; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITYTO ASSESS BUDGETARY NEEDS; ABILITY TO SPEAK IN PUBLIC; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVEWORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS.   

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registration as a Professional Engineer, as required in Chapter 471 Florida Statutes.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: While on duty status, the position's incumbent may be required to drive a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position.  A valid Class "E" license is required.  Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a short timeframe and serve in the Transportation Emergency Management Team (TEMT).

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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral