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Date: Sep 7, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 39931 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55010935 

Salary:  $57,374.92 - $74,249.89 

Posting Closing Date: 09/26/2018 



960 / Roadway Design Office





CONTACT PERSON:  Rhonda Taylor




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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:  Responsible for overall coordination of Pavement Management System features development.  This involves close coordination with the Pavement Systems Engineer, Pavement Technical Support Engineer, State Pavement Design Engineer and district users to determine which features to ad to Pavement Management system and the best technical approach to take.  Also, provide technical assistance and training on Pavement Management System to users as needed.


Develop and lead pavement preservation research studies related to Pavement Management.  Specific projects will vary from year-to-year, but will cover areas such as hot-in-place resurfacing technology, crack-seal technology, Micro surfacing, etc., to determine if the return on investment of such technologies warrants their implementation. 


Review and evaluate district resurfacing work programs to assure compliance with Department Work Program Instructions.


Develop Interstate resurfacing project priorities in cooperation with District Pavement Management Engineers and Work Program Managers for approval by the State Pavement Design Engineer and State Highway Engineer.


Respond to special project requests and requests for information from upper management, other Florida Department of Transportation Offices, districts, and the public in a timely, professional manner.


Provide Quality Assurance oversight to the Small County Road Assistance Program and Small County Outreach Program.  Coordinate these programs with the districts, counties, work programs, and upper management. 


Analyze Geographic Information System technologies as they develop for possible improved efficiencies in data access and analysis for Pavement Management.  Design, manage consultants, and implement techniques to take advantage of this technology when it is feasible and cost effective.


Serve as liaison for pavement management systems on a statewide basis with Florida Department of Transportation Districts, Federal Highway Administration, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and local government organizations. This will involve coordinating Pavement Management System implementation, systems analysis and training efforts, data collection, distribution, and certification requirements feedback.  Management of consultants to assist in this effort will also be involved.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  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 instructions.  Ability to analyze and interpret engineering data.  Ability to plan, design, evaluation, and investigate engineering works and systems.  Ability to monitor and inspect engineering projects.  Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques.  Skills in computer programming.  Ability to solve problems relating to engineering.  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.  Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate engineering information effectively.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 


REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Professional Engineer Licensure in the State of Florida, pursuant to Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Florida Statute 471 and one year of post-registration experience.


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.


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. 

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