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OPERATIONS PROGRAM ENGINEER - 55009409

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32824

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Requisition No: 359861 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: OPERATIONS PROGRAM ENGINEER - 55009409

Position Number: 55009409 

Salary:  $77,506.48 - $100,302.51 

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2021 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

Cost Center 594 / Orlando Operations

OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

"Previous applicants need not to apply"

 

 

CONTACT PERSON: Camarie Marmie  

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: camarie.marmie@dot.state.fl.us

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $3,507.08

 

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. For additional 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 individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.

  

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs highly advanced maintenance and transportation engineering duties responsible for the administration of management activities for the maintenance program at an Operations Center to include the oversight and direction of contract administration, contract production, and permits. Supervises by communicating regularly, motivating, training, coaching and guiding subordinate employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed while conducting work activities. Plans and directs workloads, deadlines, work objectives and time utilization with subordinate staff. Evaluates work and recommends production planning, scheduling and control methods. Formulates and recommends safe work procedures, and develops new, innovative and improved work methods. Performs the duties of the Operations Engineer during his absence as required, answers correspondence of a general nature and ensures all documents meet Department rules and policies. Investigates complaints and resolves within Department policy and procedures. Serves on a regular basis as liaison with the public on matters concerning state maintained roads and bridges and to City, County and other State agencies on maintenance problems, contractual agreements and other matters as they arise.

 

Directs and supervises the Contracts section, providing management, technical and engineering guidance in the preparation of all local and District Maintenance Contracts. Acquires and assembles information for maintenance contracts, emergency contracts, and special reports that are required or requested.  Develops and implements the maintenance contracts program for the unit. Oversees the preparation of specifications, other contract documents and engineering reports. Signs and seals all engineering documents prepared under direct oversight. Ensures that maintenance contracts assigned to the maintenance section are properly administered in accordance with the contract documents and Department procedures.  Makes field inspections as needed of these items and any other special project items. Coordinates the Emergency Management Program of the unit. Ensures proper resources are assigned and accounted for during natural disasters and other emergency situations. Ensures cost accounting measures are followed and properly documented to maximize the potential for reimbursement from federal partners.

 

Directs and supervises the Permits section, providing management, and technical and engineering guidance to assure the Department's permit issuance and project inspection goals are met for all permits within the state highway system.  Coordinates with other department personnel, utility organizations, engineering consultants, developers, and other government agencies to assure compliance with federal and state laws, rules, policies, and procedures. Ensures all permits received, reviewed and processed at the local unit are done so in accordance with Department rules and procedures and applicable State of Florida Statute and Administrative Code.

 

Oversees a system of conducting and tracking Quality Assurance Reviews (QARs) on all active Operations Center construction projects. These responsibilities include providing coordination between Construction and Maintenance units, making sure all activities are in compliance with contract documents, provide coordination of warranty requirements, implements a system that will reduce time and money impacts caused by utility conflicts, and meets Maintenance Rating Program (MRP) standards. Also ensures that all Operations Center projects meet the Department goals as tracked on the Unit Business Plan. Oversees the Plan Reviews for all roadway and bridge designs at initial and final development.  Contributes design input to resolve and avoid future design problems related to construction.

 

Assists the Operations Engineer in evaluating technical reports or procedural changes, policies, materials, operational practices, and other departmental matters. Provides leadership, professional development and mentoring to assigned personnel, including professional engineer trainees. Serves as a delegate for the Operations Engineer, as necessary, and maintains the unit's Contingency Plan, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan, and Hurricane Plan and runs the unit's Emergency Operations Center during emergencies. This requires frequent coordination with internal Florida Department of Transportation customers and interface with other agencies, local municipalities and members of the general public.

 

Prepares budget requests and monitors budget allocations as well as reviews and approves purchasing activity for the maintenance program components as assigned by the Operations Engineer. Directs and implements cost control programs.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of transportation engineering principles and practices, permitting procedures, contract production and administration. Skill in management principles and practices, conflict resolution and problem solving techniques. Ability to: administer and manage multiple projects, determine priorities and needs and meet deadlines in accordance with procedures; read, analyze and interpret pertinent engineering data, plans, specifications, design standards, manuals and maps; identify and document personnel performance evaluations; perform field inspections and evaluations; collect, evaluate, and analyze data to prepare reports and to develop alternative recommendations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; lead teams, supervise, motivate, manage, train, and work with diverse groups of people; communicate technical engineering information verbally and in writing to all audiences; interpret and apply state and federal policies, guidelines, regulations, and other required documents relating to engineering issues; use a personal computer.

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471 Florida Statutes.

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: Orlando