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Date: Mar 6, 2018

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33160

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Requisition No: 31327 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: MAINTENANCE ENGINEER - 55007751

Position Number: 55007751 

Salary:  $83,955.51 - $108,648.30 

Posting Closing Date: 03/21/2018 




691 / North Dade Maintenance






CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:   305-470-5359


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.  


This position requires a valid Class (E) driver's license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Driver's Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver's license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years.


Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver's license confirmed.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Performs highly advanced maintenance and transportation engineering duties. Responsible for the administration of management activities for maintenance field, contract development/inspection, permit issuance/inspection, shop, and warehouse operations; includes all planning, budgeting, administrative, and operational functions; including supervising/oversight of other managers within the maintenance unit.  Coordinates and directs programs and work needs for the permit and contract maintenance work groups.  Supervises and oversees subordinates in all phases of required work within the contract and permit work groups.  Motivates, trains, coaches and guides subordinate employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed while conducting work activities. Signs and seals plans and specifications packages. Analyzes, evaluates, and directs programs and work needs for field crews and maintenance contract inspection for the maintenance unit.  


Oversees all activities in the Maintenance Unit.  Plans and directs workloads, deadlines, work objectives, and time utilization with field managers and supervisors.  Manages the oversight and direction of the Department of Corrections crews and personnel. Recommends production planning, scheduling, and control methods.  Directs cost control programs.  Formulates and recommends work procedures and develops new and improved work methods.  Consults with various municipalities. Serves on a regular basis as liaison to City, County and other State agencies on maintenance problems, contractual agreements, and other matters as they arise.  Coordinates all unit maintenance duties and programs under the direction of the District Maintenance Engineer.  Answers correspondence of a both general and specific nature and assures all documents meet Department rules and policies.  Maintains liaison with the public on matters concerning state maintained roads and bridges; addresses all concerns/complaints with diplomacy.


Coordinates the study and evaluation of work needs that may be considered for Maintenance Contracts.  Ensures that Maintenance Contracts are correctly administered and that all quantities and pay items are correct.  Ensures that the contractor's performance in the field is correctly inspected and meets all Departmental requirements.  Coordinates all activities performed by the vehicle maintenance and repair facility; and warehouse.  Ensures that all modifications to equipment are completed on time and oversees the training and upgrading of vehicle mechanics.  Ensures that preventative maintenance services are correctly performed.  Ensures current warehousing procedures are followed.  Makes field inspections of special projects.  Acquires and assembles information for special reports as requested to include accident/incident investigations.  Communicates on a regular basis with employees, both individually and in scheduled meetings.


Coordinates the hazardous/universal materials usage, storage, and disposal program for the facility; this includes but is not limited to planning, programming, and Implementation of policies, rules, and procedures in compliance with all environmental laws.  Coordinates the Emergency Preparedness/Natural Disaster Program Management.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of leadership and management practices; knowledge of the correct use of english grammar and punctuation in communicating spoken and written business product; knowledge of conduct standards and disciplinary actions; knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations; knowledge of the budgetary process and procedures;  knowledgeable of and skilled at contract administration procedures; knowledgeable of and skilled at safety procedures; knowledgeable of and skilled at understanding and applying applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to lead, manage, and work with diverse groups of people; ability to motivate subordinates; ability to identify and solve problems;  ability to plan workloads, deadlines, and work objectives; ability to analyze and interpret engineering data; ability to supervise; skilled in communicating effectively with the public, supervisors, and subordinates, including presentations, meetings, and written correspondence; skilled in the operation of personal computers, computer based systems, and programs.


REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Licensed to engage in the practice of engineering under the authority of chapter 471, Florida Statutes.  While on-duty status, the positions's incumbent may be required to drive a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position.  A valid class "E" driver's license is required.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS:  Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of section 215.422, Florida Statutes; related state comptroller's rules and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures.  During a declared emergency event, the incumbent will be required to assist the district as needed.  The incumbent in this position may work with or around department of correction inmates.



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: Miami