TSM&O Engineer - Freeways - 55002303

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 795354 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: TSM&O Engineer - Freeways - 55002303

Position Number: 55002303 

Salary:  $88,191.74 - $114,130.49 

Posting Closing Date: 12/04/2023 



762 / Traffic Operations





CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (813) 975-6916

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: yulanda.allen@dot.state.fl.us



Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 


  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!


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.


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: Directs and supervises staff and provides advanced engineering and technical guidance for the District Traffic Operations Office Freeway Management System (FMS) area. Meets regularly with employees to assign work, establish work objectives and timelines to ensure working objectives are met. Evaluates employee’s performance, during established timeframes, throughout the year and at formal review periods. Motivates and trains and/or ensures required training is available for staff. Communicates regularly with direct reports, both individually and in staff meetings. Ensures that all the paperwork required for processing pay documents and human resource matters, including performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, filing vacant positions and separations, are completed accurately and processed in a timely manner.

Plan, direct, organize, track and manage activities associated with the transportation systems management and operations (TSM&O) freeway master plan and plan updates. Ensure activities of the section are consistent with the underlying principles of the master plan and that any variance from the master plan are well supported and add value to the FMS infrastructure. Direct and assist with identifying projects for additional infrastructure deployments. Plan for program execution to ensure manpower, equipment, training, and other resources needs are identified. Develop and recommend to the TSM&O Program Engineer organizational changes to meet the growing needs of a complex urban transportation system. Provide liaison with other governmental agencies and the public for coordination of FMS projects / programs in the region. Responsible for advanced traffic engineering work, specifically in the application of technology to efficiently and effectively operate the State Freeway / Expressway System.


Serve as the District’s project leader for the operations of manage lane projects which may include coordinating, directing and guiding staff in the office of Intermodal Systems Development Office (ISD), Design, Construction, Maintenance, Legal, Public Information Office, and others as appropriate. Liaise with staff in other organizations to ensure coordination related to toll operation, marketing, rule development and other task requiring multi-district or multi-agency input. Serve as the principle technical spokesperson on manage lanes projects during implementation and operations phases.


Organize, track and monitor the identification and use of appropriate, value-added performance measures to maximize the safety operation of the District’s freeway infrastructure through TSM&O systems operations. Oversee and monitor the development, enhancement and updates to alternative route diversion plan and their implementation when appropriate. Oversee and monitor the continued deployment and enhancement of incident management techniques with an emphasis on cost effectiveness and community acceptance. Signs and seals engineering documents as required.


Develop and manage consultant contracts and other types of agreements that support FMS functions and / or relate to performance targets. Includes developing documentation for contract funding, request for proposal (RFP) and related documents, participation on technical review committees (TRC), evaluation of contract work products, consultant evaluation and invoice processing/approval.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of and skilled at traffic engineering/operation principles and analysis techniques; Knowledge of TSM&O concepts, terminology, principles and practice; Knowledge of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD); Knowledge of and skilled at traffic engineering study guidelines; Knowledge of and skilled at identifying, analyzing and solving traffic operations, operational problems; Knowledge of the correct use of English grammar and punctuation in communicating spoken and written business product; Skilled in developing and making presentations; Knowledge of and skilled at using computers and current computer programs at an intermediate level; Knowledge of and skilled at project management and scheduling; Knowledge of and skilled at supervisory principles and techniques; Knowledge of and skilled at monitoring and evaluating employee performance; Knowledge of business plan development and implementation; Knowledge of and skilled at establishing working relationships effectively and working with others, outside the line of formal authority, to accomplish organization goals and to identify and resolve problems; and Ability to effectively supervise others


REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered 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