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Date: Sep 27, 2020

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Requisition No: 199102 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007255 

Salary:  $74,810.22 - $96,813.23 

Posting Closing Date: 11/04/2020 








CONTACT PERSON: Thomas Reynolds

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (954) 777- 4202




 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.  Calculate the estimated annual value of working for the State of Florida here.  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 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: Manages and supervises the Structures Maintenance Engineering group (in-house design, consultant project management, load rating, work program for structure repairs and replacement) and the in-house repair (Heavy Bridge Crew). Motivates, provides training, provides direction, establishes goals and meets regularly with staff. Assists Structures Maintenance Engineer with assigned duties and responsibilities.  Coordinates with Local government and other agencies as needed.


Manages all repair designs for structures. Manages consultant selection, evaluation and coordination on repair projects.  Oversees scope development including field review, task assignment, negotiations and contract management.


Manages the Work Program. Programs, tracks and assures all deadlines are met on projects in the Work Program. Coordinates with State and District Work Program Offices. Oversees the development of the Bridge Work Plan (BWP), programs repair and replacement projects.


Acts as the professional engineer in responsible charge on selected projects. This requires incumbent to sign and seal documents as needed.


Supervises the staff in the load rating of all bridges. Assures all bridges have an accurate and complete load rating.


Supervises staff in the maintenance of structure databases and filing systems.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of team concepts and principles. Knowledge of bridge design and construction. Knowledge of contract administration and funds management. Knowledge of engineering principles and practice. Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) safety rules and regulations. Knowledge of FDOT/Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) bridge inspection regulations. Skill in supervising and managing people in a tactful and courteous manner. Skill in public speaking, written and verbal communication, and active listening. Skill in dealing with the public, consultants, government officials and regulatory agencies to maintain an effective working relationship. Skill in using engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments. Skill in effectively interpreting Department rules and procedures as they relate to the management of the bridge inspection, bridge repair and maintenance program. Skill in motivating self and others. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments of subordinates and insure proper completion of work assignments. Ability to develop work program for repairs and replacement of bridge and other structures. Ability to work independently and make decisions. Ability to remain calm and effective under pressure and stressful situations. Ability to work outdoors (standing, walking and bending) in a variety of weather conditions, on various terrains and at various heights.


REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registration as a Professional Engineer in acccordance with Florida Statute 471.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422,F.S., related State Comptroller's rules, and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures; The incumbent of this position will at times be required to work during weekends, nights, or holidays due to emergency conditions; overnight travel may be required for statewide meetings, training, conferences or seminars.


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.

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami