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ASSISTANT DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER - 55002675

Date: Sep 11, 2020

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Requisition No: 232465 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: ASSISTANT DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER - 55002675

Position Number: 55002675 

Salary:  $86,985.44 - $112,569.40 

Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2020 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

706 / DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION OFFICE

OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON: Louise Carroll    

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 813-975-6113

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $3,807.70

 

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.  Calculate the estimated annual value of working for the State of Florida here.  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 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:  Directs and supervises a staff of engineers, administrative managers, and support personnel in management of the District Seven Construction Office policies and procedures.  Such staff and policies include the District Construction Services Manager for management of all construction services including plans production requirements; the District Seven Construction Training Administrator, District Seven Equal Opportunity Compliance Manager, and the District Final Estimates Manager.  Performs the duties of the District Seven Construction Engineer in his/her absence.

 

Reviews the evaluations and recommendations made by the Operations and Resident Engineers for settlement of contract time extensions, supplemental agreements, specification changes, Engineering Analysis Reports (EARs), claims and recommends approval to the District Seven Construction Engineer. Ensures departmental procedures are followed with respect to the engineering auditing process for final estimates, offering final payment to contractors and the processing of contract changes.  Approves the allocation of federal funds for contract changes on "Exempt" projects.

 

Develops policies and procedures for the operation of the District Seven Construction Office programs and functions.  Implements such policies and procedures by liaison with the District Operations Engineers, and Resident Engineer, District Office staff, Central Office Area Engineers, and the Federal Highway Administration.  Reviews new and revised procedures that are being proposed and provides/consolidates district comments on such.

 

Assures proper oversight and administration of Local Agency Program (LAP) projects during their construction phase.  This duty includes assuring adequate inspection/oversight of LAP work and approving invoices for LAP reimbursement payments.

 

Serves as liaison with local governmental agencies and the public on construction projects within the District.  This includes representing the Department at public hearings, community meetings, attending pre-construction conferences and partnering meetings.  Drives a vehicle to meetings or construction project sites.

 

Prepares and administers the District Seven Construction Office Budget.  This includes the preparation of a working budget for the Residents and District Office which will encompass all needs for personnel (salary, benefits, rate, etc.) and tangible items.

 

Serves as a member of the Technical Bid Review Committee for District let contracts.  Responds to bid questions on all District Seven construction projects during advertisement.

 

Serves as the Supplemental Agreement Tracking Systems (SATS) Manager.  Duties include reviewing all supplemental agreements with Construction and Production employees to develop a report detailing Supplemental Agreement reasons and actions.  Coordinates resolution of issues involving recovery of costs associated with errors and omissions.

 

Oversees preparation of reports for the District Seven Construction Engineer, District Seven Director of Transportation Operations, and the District Seven Secretary detailing the District's status of compliance on all programs and functions.  Such reports detail the goals and objectives adopted by the Department and identify each area's status of compliance with action items and corrective measures given on a timeline for monitoring.  Updates the Contract Condition Report database monthly to show the District's determination for action on delinquent projects.

 

Supervises and manages the District Construction activities in support of the District Construction Warranty program.  Establishes and maintains a system that monitors active warranties and assures proper administration of warranty provisions on final accepted projects.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY PRACTICES; ABILITY TO APPLY MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY PRACTICES TO DIVERSE GROUPS OF PEOPLE; KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT PROCESS; SKILLED IN REVIEWING SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENTS DURING DEVELOPMENT; ABILITY TO ANALYZE, NEGOTIATE AND CLOSE OUT CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT CLAIMS; SKILLED IN THE USE OF THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ADMINISTRATION MANUAL (CPAM); KNOWLEDGE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES, TERMINOLOGY AND PRINCIPLES; SKILLED IN THE USE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S  (FDOT) CONTRACT PROCEDURES, SPECIFICATIONS, STANDARDS, AND MANUALS; ABILITY TO REVIEW FUTURE PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTABILITY;  ABILITY TO MAKE ENGINEERING DECISIONS ON JOBS IN PROGRESS; SKILLED IN THE USE OF FDOT (FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION) ADMINISTRATIVE AND PERSONNEL PROCEDURES; ABILITY TO ADMINISTER PERSONNEL CONDUCT STANDARDS; SKILLED IN MOTIVATING AND COMMUNICATING WITH EMPLOYEES; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY, BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO SPEAK TO PUBLIC GROUPS AND MAKE PRESENTATIONS; ABILITY TO SUPERVISE.

 

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: Tampa