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STATE STRUCTURES MAINTENANCE ENGINEER - 55010003

Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 469622 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: STATE STRUCTURES MAINTENANCE ENGINEER - 55010003

Position Number: 55010003 

Salary:  $92,424.19 - $119,607.77 

Posting Closing Date: 10/22/2021 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

954 / Office of Maintenance

ANTICIPATED VACANCY / OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Willem J. de Greef

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 410-5757

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: willem.degreef@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: Manage and Direct the staff for the issuance of overweight/over dimensional permits.

 

Develop procedures, standards, manuals, training and quality assurance of various bridge related areas. Registration as a Professional Engineer is required in accordance with Florida Statute Chapter 471 to direct and manage the structures maintenance section in the Office of Maintenance to maintain concurrency with federal and state laws and standards to manage the statewide structures maintenance program which includes providing supervisory and administrative support for four major bridge structure programs:

 

-Bridge Inspection Program - As required by Federal Regulations (National Bridge Inspection) and State Statute 338/9071.

-Bridge Replacement Program - Federally funded replacement of deficient bridge structures in accordance with Department criteria.

-Bridge Rehabilitation Program - State funded bridge repair and replacement programs that are performed by contract in accordance with Department criteria.

-Routine Bridge Maintenance Program - Bridge routine maintenance performed by state forces or by contract.

 

Incumbent of this position has authority to make a maximum single purchase exceeding $35,000 in accordance with Section 112.3145, Florida Statutes. This position has financial disclosure responsibility.

 

Manage and direct staff to provide technical support and assistance to the district structures maintenance personnel.

 

Manage the monitoring and reviewing of the quality assurance reviews for structure maintenance management in accordance with the maintenance quality assurance-monitoring plan. Develop and update the quality assurance-monitoring plan annually for the structure maintenance section.

 

Manage and direct staff for the development of a bridge management system meeting federal criteria and state guidelines.

 

Manage and direct staff for the direct manufacturing operations by the structures shop facility as it relates to temporary bridging. Maintain an accurate inventory of all temporary bridging in sufficient quantities to meet the Department's schedule for bridge replacement projects and for emergency situations. Oversee the production of cost-effective and safety engineered products in a timely manner.

 

Manage the statewide Emergency Structure Repair fund which funds the repairs of impact damage to bridges by marine or vehicular traffic.

 

Participate as a delegate to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) TSP2 Southeast Bridge Preservation and in the AASHTO Committee on Maintenance. Represent the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in the AASHTO T-9 "Bridge Preservation Committee," AASHTO T-18 "Bridge Inspection and Load Rating Committee," and in the T-8 "Mobile Bridge Committee".

 

Manage the FDOT Bridge Load Rating program for the FDOT Office of Maintenance, manage future updates to the bridge load rating program and manage the review and approval of design of design exception and variances reviews for recommendation to the FDOT Design Office for bridge widening and rehabilitations.

 

Manage and update changes to the Structures portion of the FDOT Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP) to comply with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements.

 

Oversee the operation and development of a permit application system for the FDOT Permit Office for over-dimensional and over-weight permits.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to successfully develop, implement, & monitor programs;  Knowledge on contracting;  Knowledge of performance management; Knowledge of budget and resource management; Skill and comprehensive understanding of field operations;  Strong organizational skills; Knowledge of quality assurance principals; Knowledge of Engineering; Ability to understand, develop, & apply rules, policies, and procedures;  Ability to plan, organize, and direct Engineering program activities;  Ability to constructively resolve conflicts;  Ability to develop solutions;  Ability to lead people & programs successfully through change.

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registration 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: Tallahassee