Requisition No: 234961
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: ROADWAY DESIGNER II – 55012463
Position Number: 55012463
Salary: $38,709.37 – $50,094.47
Posting Closing Date: 10/01/2020
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
152 / Design
CONTACT PERSON: Kara Davis
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (863) 519-2369
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
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: Develops and prepares contract plans and specifications. Utilizes computer aided drafting and design (CADD) software in plans preparation and development. Ensures plans and specifications have been developed in accordance with appropriate design criteria, policy and procedures. Assembles roadway design plans, signing and pavement marking plans, signalization plans, lighting plans, No Passing Zone Studies (NPZ), Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), typical section packages, scopes of work, design exceptions and variations, and utility conflict reports to be used in phase reviews and other submittals on designated projects.
Performs complex engineering/ geometric calculations in the development of project design. Develops alignment and grade including horizontal curves and vertical curves. Determines bid items, associated quantities, and compiles quantity summaries. Develops special designs as required for intersections, maintenance of traffic, profile grades and other roadway design components with minimal supervision.
Follows updated project schedules with minimal supervision. Coordinates all related engineering functions by Department support offices. Assists in providing independent technical support and design services for projects under construction. Performs Quality Control reviews, permits reviews, and Local Agency Program (LAP) reviews, as required to ensure plans have been developed in accordance with appropriate Federal and Department design criteria, policy and procedures.
Assists in preparing and presenting design details and concepts at public meetings, local agency workshops and internal staff meetings. Assists in responding to log letters and public records requests and communicates with public and other agency officials in writing and verbally. Assists in field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, and customer service request documentation.
Assists in providing technical guidance and knowledge of the design process. Assists in completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation, scope development and accurate estimate creation. Serves on Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for consultant design bid build, design/build projects, and alternative contracting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Skilled in the engineering process for production of highway construction plans; Knowledge of concepts, terminologies, design principles and analytical techniques of highway design; Knowledge of computer aided drafting and design (CADD) tools and automated office products; Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships; Knowledge of project engineering and scheduling; Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques in the area of highway design; Skilled in communicating technical information verbally and in writing; Knowledge of and skilled in interpretation of roadway design standards, specifications and criteria established or adopted by Florida Department of Transportation; Ability to solve engineering related problems; Skill in planning, organizing, and managing multiple work assignments; Ability to use a personal computer (PC).
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve on the Transportation Emergency Management Team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or its equivalent and one year of continuous employment experience or one year of higher education with a cumulative of 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours.
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.