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STANDARD PLANS ENGINEER - 55009703

Date: Nov 27, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 23132 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: STANDARD PLANS ENGINEER - 55009703

Position Number: 55009703 

Salary:  $66,500.00 - $73,500.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/26/2017 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

 

960 / Roadway Design Office

 

OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Derwood Sheppard

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 850-414-4334

 

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:  Develop, review, and implement Statewide standards, criteria, procedures, guidelines and engineering tools and computer aided design programs relating to roadway design and construction.  The incumbent must exercise independent judgment in the formulation and review of these standards, criteria, procedures, guidelines, engineering tools and computer aided design programs which will have a direct impact on construction plans prepared on a Statewide basis.  This includes responsibility for the development, updating, review, signing and sealing, approval, and publishing of Standard Plans. These standards must give consideration to Pedestrian, Bicyclist, American’s with Disability Act, Elder Road Users, transit, environmental, and other similar specific concerns.

 

Provide technical advice and assistance to districts and their consultants on issues related to the use of design standards and criteria including background, design requirements and construction requirements. This includes course development and presentation of appropriate training on a statewide basis, technical support for manuals and support for Department Quality Assurance activities.

 

Maintain a close, cooperative working relationship between other Department offices, the Federal Highway Administration, the transportation industry and traffic engineering community on all matters relating to roadway and traffic design.  Participate in Department cross-functional and coordinating task team activities.  Advise superiors on matters relating to roadway and traffic design and in their absence acts on their behalf.

 

Develop, update, and review of Standard Specifications and Developmental Specifications related to Standard Plans and APL products as assigned.  This includes the responsibility of coordinating with the State Specifications Office for potential impacts to specifications, coordination with District staff/Engineer of Record for specific application of developmental products and procedures, and signing and sealing of resulting Developmental Specifications.

 

Review roadway and traffic proprietary products, as assigned, for inclusion on the Department’s Approved Products List (APL). These products include, but are not limited to roadside barriers and crash cushions, sign sheeting, raised pavement markers, delineators, etc. The incumbent must exercise independent judgment in evaluating the safety performance of such devices and their suitability for use on Florida’s roadways.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of Roadway Design and Contract Plans Development Process.  Knowledge of geometric design, roadway safety, pedestrian safety, engineering tools and computer aided design programs.  Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others.  Ability to adapt to a variety of work situations and assignments.  Ability to work effectively as a team member.  Ability to develop and deliver technical training and make presentations.  Ability to plan, coordinate, and complete technical research.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Ability to be proactive and work independently.

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee