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DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER - 55005223

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: CHIPLEY, FL, US, 32428

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Requisition No: 342981 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER - 55005223

Position Number: 55005223 

Salary:  $119,480.14 

Posting Closing Date: 04/19/2021 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

303 / Transportation Operations

ANTICIPATED VACANCY / OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Jennifer Williams

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:  (850) 330-1592

 

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 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 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.  

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Manage the administration of work performed on highway and bridge construction projects in accordance with the construction contract, policies, procedures and rules of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) under the general direction of the District Director of Operations.  This function is accomplished through leading, directing, supervising and managing the overall activities of the District Construction Office and the District's Resident Construction and/or Operations Centers. Incumbent of this position has the authority to make a single purchase exceeding the category 2 threshold amount of $35,000 in accordance with 287.017, Florida Statutes.  Incumbent has financial disclosure responsibility in accordance with 112.3145, Florida Statutes.  Signs and seals engineering documents.

 

Manage, administer, supervise the District's construction resources that is budget, manpower, equipment, etcetera to accomplish the Department goals and objectives.  Manage employees in accordance with Department procedures.  Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees' work.

 

Ensure detailed review, analysis, and resolution of contractors issues, claims, and time extensions. This involves coordination with all levels of the Department to retain uniformity in the decision process with Construction on a Statewide basis. This task requires direct coordination with the Office of Construction and Department's legal staff in the District and Tallahassee.  Represent the Department in Court or Arbitration if a settlement cannot be reached.

 

Manage the procurement of Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) and Design Build Construction contracts in conjunction with the District's Procurement and Contract Administration Offices.  Make recommendations concerning the selections of CCEI consultants to the district selection committee.

 

Serve as primary liaison with Central Office, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and State Materials and Research Office on technical matters relating to Construction and continual monitoring of effectiveness and efficiency of work effort.  Coordinate the exchange of information between District 3, the Office of Maintenance, the Central Office and other Districts.  Serve on statewide committees as a representative of District 3 and/or peer groups.

 

Monitor the progress of construction projects and periodic checking of status of projects behind schedule, makes decisions relevant to contractor's delinquency status which can result in suspension of bidding qualifications.

 

Review all design plans and specifications for constructability and establishment of construction contract time.  Review of District Construction Work Program to identify projects as candidates for alternative/innovative biding methods.

 

Update and implementing District Construction business plan and monitoring the field offices business plans.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of civil engineering, design and construction techniques, terminology, and principles.  Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) specifications for road and bridge construction. Skilled in project managmeent of construction engineering and inspection services. Skilled in the interpretation of construction contracts, plans, and specifications.  Ability to interpet state and federal legislation, rules and policies related to construction program.  Ability to supervise, lead, manage and work with diverse groups of people.  Ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing.

 

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

 

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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