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Date: Oct 16, 2020

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Requisition No: 170381 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC- PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER III - 70043135- Region IV

Position Number: 70043135 

Salary:  $56,147.52 - $78,000.00 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 10/28/2020 




Professional Engineer III – #70026373

This advertisement is for a Career Service position located in the Region IV Office

Salary Range: $56,147.52 - $78,000.00 annually


This position can be located at any institution/office within Region IV; which includes Charlotte, Dade, Everglades, Homestead, Martin, Okeechobee, Sago Palm and South Florida Reception Center.





Duties include travel to correctional institutions in Region IV.

  • Manages major projects related to environmental and civil engineering for water, wastewater, storm water, and new construction;
  • Performs advanced technical work associated with site and environmental conditions affecting utility construction, piping systems, pumping systems, wastewater collection, treatment and effluent disposal systems, and water supply, treatment, storage and distribution systems;
  • This is a highly responsible position which provides a high level of technical professional engineering services for the Regional Bureau of Facilities Services for the design and construction, renovation, and problem resolution of site-work, earthwork, roads, drainage, water supply, waste water systems, asbestos, petroleum and other chemical spills, hazardous materials, and the related administrative and regulatory permitting aspects;
  • This work is primarily responsible for assuring compliance with numerous site-work and environmental regulation, and has extensive interface with local, regional, state, and federal regulatory agencies, including interpretation of regulations and their implementation;
  • The incumbent in this position is responsible for coordinating with other professional staff in the institution, Region Office and Central Office to assure projects are monitored and completed in accordance with guidelines;
  • Designs, develops and coordinates projects with budget cost estimates for new, expanded, upgraded, retrofitted, replacement, or otherwise improved water supply, wastewater collection and/or treatment, storm water management, site-work, and other environmental utility systems;
  • Serves as Project Administrator for such projects accomplished by Construction Contracts and assists in related construction management when accomplished by force account procedures;
  • Responds to and trouble-shoots site work, roadwork, and cited deficiencies associated with construction projects for water wastewater, and storm water; analyzes system loads and technical treatment needs to assure meeting environmental standards; designs modifications to plant processes; trains local staff and monitors implementation and operation for compliance with technical requirements;
  • Prepares budget cost estimates and documentation in support of fixed capital outlay legislative budget requests;
  • Duties require travel to Correctional Institutions in Region II;
  • Coordinates communications and negotiations with governmental agencies and outside consultants.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings;
  • Knowledge of DEP, EPA and other Environmental Regulations;
  • Knowledge of Civil, Water, and Wastewater design;
  • Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, models and specifications;
  • Knowledge of the concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques of an engineering specialty area;
  • Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations;
  • Skill in using engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret engineering data;
  • Ability to plan, design, evaluate and investigate engineering works and systems;
  • Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques;
  • Ability to monitor and inspect engineering projects;
  • Ability to solve problems relating to engineering;
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
  • Ability to communicate engineering information effectively;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects involving different locations simultaneously.
  • Must be a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Florida, with a minimum of 2 years work experience as a Professional Engineer;
  • Must possess a bachelor's degree in Engineering with at least five (5) years of experience working as an Engineer with two (2) of the years as a Florida registered Professional Engineer;
  • Possess a valid driver's license;
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Must possess computer skills (Microsoft Office products, Internet Explorer, CADD, and databases).
     Advanced engineering skills; water, wastewater, site design and construction experience, and DEP/EPA permitting experience;
  • Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.
  • If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.
  • Successful applicant must pass a background screening and fingerprinting.

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. 

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