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DISTRICT ROADWAY DESIGN ENGINEER - 55007156

Date: Aug 1, 2017

Location: CHIPLEY, FL, US, 32428

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Requisition No: 16781 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: DISTRICT ROADWAY DESIGN ENGINEER - 55007156

Position Number: 55007156 

Salary:  $85,211.38 - $110,273.55 

Posting Closing Date: 08/28/2017 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

 

352 / ROADWAY DESIGN

 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Aixa Corbitt

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 850-330-1458

 

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 incumbent of this position must be registered as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471, F.S.

 

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:  Directs, coordinates, and supervises the Roadway Design staff in the activities of the production process and preparation of highway construction contract plans. Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees work. This includes organizing, budgeting, training, and engineering guidance.  Participates in applicant selection and hiring process.  Ensures all designs and contract plans are developed in accordance with applicable federal regulations, state laws, and Florida Department of Transportation (Department) policy and standards.  Supervises the Roadway Design, Traffic Plans, Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), Plans Reviews on quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC), and Pavement Design staff as appropriate.  Signs and seals roadway contract plans as needed; performs and participates in District Quality Assurance Reviews (QAR) performed by Central Office on consultant projects and In-House projects.  Develops and monitors the objectives of the internal Design Business Plan.

 

Represents the District at the District Roadway Design Engineer Meetings, making decisions and recommendations on behalf of the District including getting input from all appropriate offices in the District prior to the meetings and disseminating the results of the meetings to the appropriate District staff.  Assists in policy development focused on consistency statewide.

 

Reviews Typical Sections, Design Exceptions and Variations, Community Aesthetic Features, and Pavement Design Packages and provides recommendations to the District Design Engineer.  Provides professional technical engineering knowledge, support, and direction to Design engineers and technicians.  Reviews and approves roadway plans, documents, Local Agency Program (LAP), Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), permits, etcetera, prepared by other engineers and technicians.  Evaluates design changes proposed by contractors.  Assists construction staff in resolving field condition problems.  Participates in field inspections of highways, as necessary.

 

Develops potential Resurfacing, Restoration and Rehabilitation (RRR) projects based on lane mile targets for the District.  Provides engineering input and analysis in the development, scoping, and Long Range Estimates (LRE) for each of the RRR candidates.  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.  Participates in technical review committees, public meetings, presentations and hearings.  Serves as a liaison with governmental and civic agencies.  Performs presentations and serves as an expert witness for the Department as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Skilled in the engineering process for design and production of roadway 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, scheduling, planning, supervision, and assigning and prioritizing work assignments. 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. Knowledge of management, supervisory, and leadership principles and practices. Ability to manage people, lead people, lead change, communicate and build coalitions. Ability to supervise personnel. Ability to use a personal computer. Ability to assess budgetary needs. Ability to plan, organize and direct engineering program activities.

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: This position requires registration in accordance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 471, as a Professional Engineer.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Panama City