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Date: Oct 11, 2019

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Requisition No: 76281 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: PROJECT DESIGNER/MANAGER - 55007788

Position Number: 55007788 

Salary:  $47,182.58 - $61,059.81 

Posting Closing Date: 10/21/2019 









CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (305) 470-5370



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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:  Performs design project management duties including design contract management, monitors annual work program budget.  Coordinates with consultants and others to maintain unit’s production


Coordinate the inspection of all planned future structure work to comply with all hazardous materials, abatement and Notification procedures.


Perform technical work in analyzing existing bridge structures for design of repair projects. Establish methods and techniques for repair plan preparation.  Review permit requests involving utilities attached to a bridge or other structures.


Monitor bridge projects from beginning to completion.  Monitor structural deficiencies during the design phase, attend pre-bid and pre-construction meetings and support construction.


Prepare design contract documents (specifications, technical special provisions, cost estimate, etc.).  Perform cost estimates.


Maintain and update bridge history on contract bid items, as-built plans for repair, modification and structural deficiencies. Maintain and update inventory of bridge location maps.


Prepare plans and specifications for emergency repairs done by state forces.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of civil/structural engineering.  Knowledge of the traffic control manual and the uniform standards for highway and streets.  Skilled at supervision and management of consultant contracts for design/rehabilitation of bridges.  Skilled at rate negotiations and man-hour estimates for consultant work efforts.  Knowledgeof bridge specifications and roadway standards.   Skilled at record keeping. Skilled at scheduling a project from beginning of preliminary engineering to completion of construction.  Ability to correctly use english grammar and punctuation. Skilled in oral  communication and  in the preparation of written documents.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Incumbent will be required to support the Department's Emergency Operations Center whenever required.  Responsible for adhering to the Provisions and Requirements of Section 215.422, Florida Statute (FS) Related State Comptroller’s Rules and Department of Transportation’s Invoice Processing and Warrant Distribution Procedures.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalancy, 24 months experience in bridge inspection, bridge repair, bridge or highway construction, and/or bridge or highway design.


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.


A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary. 


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

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: Miami