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Date:  Oct 1, 2022

DELAND, FL, US, 32720

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Requisition No: 682501 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55012256 

Salary:  $78,007.56 - $100,950.96 

Posting Closing Date: 10/17/2022 



552 / Roadway Design





CONTACT PERSON:  Carmen Aponte



Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 


  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

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.


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: Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning, and directing employees’ work. Motivates and evaluates employees on the performance of their duties. Develops procedural and technical training. Participates in applicant selection and hiring process. Provides employee orientation, training, counseling, and disciplinary actions and prepares employee performance evaluations. Performs supervisory and management roles related to highly technical work in Roadway Design production, including plans production, consultant acquisition, project management, value engineering, quality control, plans review, scope development. Supervises Roadway Design staff and is engaged in the preparation and review of roadway and traffic design contract plans, contract documentation to ensure that these documents are produced in compliance with current criteria, safety standards, economic feasibility, and sound engineering judgment. Supervises the assembly of roadway design plans, signing and pavement marking plans, signalization plans, lighting plans, No Passing Zone Studies (NPZ), typical section packages, scopes of work, design exceptions and variations, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), and utility conflict reports to be used in phase reviews and other submittals on designated projects. Supervises personnel involved in quality control, value engineering, consultant acquisition, drafting/plans preparation support and scope development.


Oversees the preparation of highly complex roadway design projects requiring determination of geometric design, traffic analysis, plan quantity calculations, cost analysis, pavement design, and interpretation of engineering policy, overall plans preparation and project management. Prepares/Evaluates technical engineering reports, pavement design packages, typical section packages and design variations/exceptions. Performs Quality Control reviews of in-house roadway design projects to ensure that the project is adequately engineered and follows Plans Preparation Manual procedures, State and Federal design criteria standards and policies. Ensures that quality assurance, quality control (QA/QC) processes have been followed for projects.


Signs and seals contract plans and technical engineering reports, pavement design packages, typical section packages and design variations/exceptions as needed. Attends public meetings, presentations and hearings as needed and performs presentations as required. Assists in field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, and customer service request documentation.


Monitor’s production schedules to ensure timely completion of plans and establishes and tracks quality control measures within the section in support of Design's business plan activities. Update’s production manpower and project schedules in keeping with overall work program goals for all projects within section. Coordinates and assists in various phases of work between disciplines (Right of Way, Testing Lab, Traffic Operations, Planning, Drainage, etcetera) to maintain scheduled production and letting dates. Monitor’s project costs and performs updates to ensure conformance with the Department’s work program. Obtains necessary project information from other departments, agencies, individuals, to minimize project delays. Schedule’s meetings, facilitates consensus building and ensures success by careful proactive communication with all affected.


Provides professional technical engineering knowledge, support, and direction to design engineers and technicians. Reviews and approves roadway plans and documents prepared by other design engineers and technicians. Evaluates design changes proposed by contractors. Provides technical expertise and support to Design, Construction, Maintenance, Local Agency Program (LAP) reviews, Eminent Domain and other units to meet department needs and goals. 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. Manages consultant services on internal design projects. Represents District Roadway Design Engineer concerning design section related issues 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.


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


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the 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.

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach