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OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002787

Date: Feb 16, 2018

Location: SEBRING, FL, US, 33870

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Requisition No: 28134 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002787

Position Number: 55002787 

Salary:  $90,023.71 - $116,501.27 

Posting Closing Date: 02/20/2018 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

 

191 / HEARTLAND OPERATIONS CENTER

 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

NOTE: THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTISED.  PRIOR APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.

CONTACT PERSON:  CHERYL WILLETTS

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:  (863) 519-2637

 

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:  Serves as the Operations Center Engineer-Heartland, performing managerial engineering work. This position is both the Maintenance Engineer-Heartland and the Resident Engineer- Heartland with the duties and responsibilities that apply to those functions.  Supervises and directs construction and maintenance staff and their activities on all state highways and bridges within the Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Glades, Henry and Okeechobee counties.  Manages the unit’s resources to achieve the established maintenance and construction program goals and to comply with all procedures and policies related to construction and maintenance activities.  Performs all required personnel administration, resource and budget management for the overall operation for the Operations Center. Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing employees' work.

 

Coordinates with the Director of Operations to implement policy, procedure and direction.  Coordinates with the District Construction Engineer and the District Maintenance Engineer and will follow their direction on implementing the Department’s policies in construction and maintenance while exercising independent judgment in formulating and carrying out plans for the accomplishment of the Department’s programs.

 

Acts as the lead Department representative in the Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Glades, Hendry and Okeechobee counties, representing the Department of Transportation with the Federal Highway Administration, city and county officials, utility companies, property owners, the media and other concerned parties.  Drives a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) vehicle in the performance of these duties.

 

Works with the District Emergency Coordination Office responding to emergencies which may include developing and managing emergency contracts, utilizing in-house forces to ensure proper handling of the emergency.  The incumbent has emergency card “Approver” responsibilities and is an emergency cardholder.  This position has vendor invoice warrant processing responsibility in accordance with S. 215.422, Florida Statutes.  This position has financial disclosure responsibility.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES AND TERMINOLOGY; KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT; KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, PRODUCTION AND/OR OPERATIONS; SKILL IN PROJECT ENGINEERING AND SCHEDULING; SKILL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS PLANS; SKILL IN USING ENGINEERING TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR INSTRUMENTS; ABILITY TO SUPERVISE PEOPLE; ABILITY TO ANALYZE AND INTERPRET ENGINEERING DATA; ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND APPLY APPLICABLE RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; ABILITY TO PLAN, ORGANIZE AND COORDINATE MULTIPLE WORK ASSIGNMENTS; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO ASSESS BUDGETARY NEEDS; ABILITY TO SPEAK IN PUBLIC; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS.   

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registration as a Professional Engineer in accordance with chapter 471, Florida Statutes

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: While on-duty status the position's incumbent may be required to operate a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position.  A Valid Class E Driver's license is required.  Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve in the Transportation Emergency Management Team (TEMT).

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: Central Florida
Nearest Secondary Market: Sebring