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ENGINEER TRAINEE - 55004937

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025

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Requisition No: 51978 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: ENGINEER TRAINEE - 55004937

Position Number: 55004937 

Salary:  $38,675.00 - $50,050.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/24/2019 

Job Title: ENGINEER TRAINEE - 55004937

 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

256 /PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER TRAINEE

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON:  AMANDA SHARP

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 386-758-3724

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

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: 

This position is assigned to the Professional Engineer Trainee Program.  Day to day supervision is provided by the assigned phase supervisors of their designee.  Program administration and overall supervision is provided by the District Director of Operations - DOT.  This position will perform complex duties assigned for training purposes during scheduled phases in the Central Office, Districts, and State Materials Office.

Maintenance Phase: Performs technical engineering tasks of gradually increasing complexity in Field Operations, Warehouse, Repair Shops and Maintenance Systems.

Construction Phase: Performs technical engineering and construction contract administration tasks of gradually increasing complexity in Roadway, Drainage, Traffic Control Devices and Structures.

Design Phase: Performs technical engineering tasks, including sample projects of gradually increasingly complexity in Roadway Design, Drainage Design, and Traffic Design.

Traffic Operations Phase: Performs technical engineering tasks of gradually increasing complexity in Signing Pavement Marking, Operations Analysis, Signalization and Signal Systems and Highway Safety.

Survey & Mapping Phase: Performs technical surveying tasks of gradually increasing complexity in Base Line Control, Design Survey and Right of Way Survey.

Materials Phase: Receives instruction and performs technical engineering tasks in Structural Materials & Research, Field Operations & Certification, Bituminous Materials & Research, Pavement Evaluation, Soil Materials & Research, Aggregate Control and Chemical Materials & Corrosion Research.

Right of Way Phase: Receives instruction and performs engineering tasks in Drafting, Legal Description and Right of Way Computations.

Planning and Environmental Management (PLEMO) Phase: Received instruction and performs technical planning tasks in Transportation Statistics, Multi-Modal Transportation Planning, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Five Year Plan, Project Evaluation and System Planning.  Receives instruction and performs technical engineering tasks in Impact Research, Contamination Assessment & Mitigation, Permitting and Compliance.

Structures: Receives instruction and performs engineering tasks in Bridge Design, Retaining Walls, Sign Structures, Box Culverts, Traffic Signal Structures, Plan Reviews and Shop Drawing Reviews.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of transportation engineering concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques.  Skilled and proficient in the use of computers.  Ability to solve problems relating to engineering.  Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments and projects.  Ability to communicate effectively.  Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Be a United States citizen, or a lawfully authorized alien worker.  Have taken, or is registered to take, the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, as administered by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, or the equivalent examination administered by another state, prior to appointment.  This position will be required to respond before, during and following emergency situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree from a university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), or through an equivalent accreditation as described in Chapter 471, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 61G15, Florida Administrative Code or receive degree within 4 months of entering the program.

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.

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: Lake City