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DISTRICT GEOTECH ENGINEER-DESIGN - 55013822

Date: Dec 13, 2017

Location: DELAND, FL, US, 32724

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Requisition No: 19165 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: DISTRICT GEOTECH ENGINEER-DESIGN - 55013822

Position Number: 55013822 

Salary:  $55,790.08 - $72,198.93 

Posting Closing Date: 12/19/2017 

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STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

 

519 / Materials and Research

 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Linda Hayes

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (386) 740-3514

 

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:  Perform highly advanced engineering work requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers. Deliver managed services while being consistent, predictable and repeatable. Foster teamwork within and across work units. Assure the very best customer service possible. Ensure supervisors are focused on the mission and objectives outline in the business plan. Supervises employees spending majority of their time communicating with, motivating, training, and evaluating employees, and planning and directing employees work. Secure resources necessary for employees to succeed. Ensure employees meet quality and quantity requirements of the position. Focus employees on the Department’s mission and objectives outlined in the business plan.

 

Evaluate project/process to determine current performance status. Make/recommend improvements to optimize delivery or improve results. Notify stakeholders of any changes to the project/process. Ensure project/process is consistent, predictable and repeatable.

 

Support consultant contracts in accordance with applicable rules, laws and procedures. Review the consultant work effort. Review and comment on invoices.

 

Perform engineering analysis of in-place conditions in the field. Perform warranty inspections in the field and analysis as required. Determine the cause(s) of the in-place conditions in the field. Engineer solutions if necessary or requested by the customer. Sign and seal engineering report and recommendations as required.

 

Perform engineering analysis required to determine the best approach to Department soil and foundation needs. Perform engineering analysis required to determine the appropriate foundation installation technique and parameters. Perform engineering analysis required to determine if the installed foundation meets the design requirements. Design foundations and other geotechnical solutions to support Department infrastructure. Sign and seal engineering reports, geotechnical designs and specification as required.

 

Analyze materials data for contract and procedural compliance. Take timely action to correct any errors in the data. Actively facilitate the notification of stakeholders of errors, failures or negative trends. Provide materials related technical support to customers as requested. Provide support in time to meet the customer’s needs. Provide guidance and training to customers.

 

Review Quality Control plans, Construction plans, specifications, procedures and any other documents necessary to execute the Department’s mission. Provide clear comments as requested in time to be useful to the customer. Offer solutions when objecting to the approach that is proposed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: the concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques of geotechnical engineering; engineering design, construction, production and/or operations; Skill 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; plan, design, evaluate and investigate engineering works and systems; apply engineering quantitative techniques; monitor and inspect engineering projects; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; communicate engineering information effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; supervise people.

 

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

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.

 

 

 

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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