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SENIOR DRAINAGE ENGINEER - 55000091

Date: Jan 16, 2022

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 489601 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: SENIOR DRAINAGE ENGINEER - 55000091

Position Number: 55000091 

Salary:  $76,036.44 - $90,904.84 

Posting Closing Date: 01/24/2022 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

960 / Roadway Design

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Jennifer Green

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 850-414-4351

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: jennifer.green@dot.state.fl.us

 

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 Service 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: Revise, maintain, and respond to inquiries on the Drainage Manual, drainage design guide, and specifications with the latest standards, procedures, and guidelines.  Coordinate the Drainage Manual with other design manuals such as the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Design Manual.  This requires attendance at statewide District Drainage Engineer’s meetings and working with both internal and external engineers and transportation industry members on complex drainage issues.

 

Perform complex drainage engineering studies involving data discovery, acquisition, and analysis.  Exercise mature engineering judgment in drawing conclusions and recommended changes in drainage design methodology and/or policy from these studies.

 

Serve as a technical advisor to Central Office staff, the District Offices and Consultants related to drainage plans production, policy, rules, criteria, manuals, guidelines and standards.

 

Provide technical input and oversight to other Central Office personnel in the production and revision of publications, standards and specifications.

 

Assist with developing and conducting training courses in drainage design procedures for district personnel.  Deliver training to district personnel on statewide drainage policy and procedures.

 

Participates in Quality Assurance Reviews of Drainage Policy and Procedure.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the concepts, terminology principles, and analytical techniques of hydrology and hydraulics of highway design. Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations.  Knowledge of OpenRoads Designer hydraulic tools.  Ability to analyze and interpret engineering data.  Ability to plan, design, evaluate, and investigate hydraulic engineering works and systems. Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques. Ability to solve problems relating to hydraulics engineering.  Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.  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 two years 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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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: Tallahassee