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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: DAVIE, FL, US, 33325

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Requisition No: 394506 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55013804 

Salary:  $29,545.40 - $38,235.22 

Posting Closing Date: 06/29/2021 








CONTACT PERSON:  Manoucheka Fidelia     





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


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.   


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Perform laboratory testing in accordance with the applicable Florida Sampling and Testing Methods, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials or American Society for Testing and Materials test method.


Review test results for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to test methods and procedures.


Maintain compliance with Quality Systems Manual requirements and reports to the laboratory manager any non-compliance.


Report results precisely in the appropriate database.


Assure all testing equipment is calibrated, clean, and in good working order.


Assure work surfaces and workspace are organized, clean, and safe.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: the concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques of Laboratory testing; engineering quantitative techniques. Skilled in using engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments. Ability to: operate a personal computer for word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; analyze and interpret engineering data; solve problems relating to engineering; perform technical engineering tasks; apply engineering quantitative techniques; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; communicate engineering information effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; lift 50 lbs and move around uneven terrain without assistance.


OTHER JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Must possess or obtain and maintain at least two of the following qualification areas: Asphalt Plant Level I; Aggregate Testing Technician; ACI Concrete Lab Technician Level I; or Aggregate Base Testing Technician; Lime rock Bearing Ratio (LBR) Technician. Must pass or have passed Construction Math and Contract Plans Reading Self Study examinations. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience using engineering or manufacturing tools, equipment and/or instruments.


As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.


A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami