Requisition No: 234962
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: TRAFFIC DESIGNER IV – 55003864
Position Number: 55003864
Salary: $51,379.41 – $66,491.00
Posting Closing Date: 10/16/2020
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
152 / Design
CONTACT PERSON: Derek Raw
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (863) 519-2498
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: Oversees / coordinates the development and preparation of detailed component plans and specifications for signing and pavement markings, signalization, and lighting plans, utilizing computer aided drafting and design (CADD). Includes the design of signal head assemblies, railroad preemptions, signal system layouts, No Passing Zone Studies (NPZ), Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), and overhead and ground-mounted signs with the use of utility conflict reports in phase reviews.
Prepares technical highway signing and pavement marking, signalization, and lighting component plans. Utilizes current Department highway design, signing and pavement marking, signalization, and lighting software, standards, and criteria. Performs Quality Assurance/Control reviews as required to ensure plans have been developed in accordance with appropriate design criteria, policy and procedures.
Coordinates all major activities required to design traffic control devices, traffic signal systems, and lighting systems. Responsible for acquiring all necessary information needed to select acceptable and economically feasible solutions and identifies potential problems as well as providing solutions to those problems. Obtains input pertinent to local requirements and ordinances from municipalities and other governmental agencies. Assists in project management, field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, Local Agency Program (LAP) reviews, customer service request documentation, existing location of traffic control devices and any conflicts with proposed design elements determination and report preparation.
Develops and updates project schedules with minimal supervision. Provides training to designers in the design and development of signing and pavement marking, signalization, lighting plans, overhead guide signs, ground mounted signs using appropriate computer software, Traffic Management Sites, and multi-post signs. Assists supervisor concerning design related issues.
Provides technical expertise of the design process as a primary member in a design group. Guide and support junior designers in the completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation scope development and accurate estimate creation. Reviews shop drawings thoroughly and maintains shop drawing files. Serves on Technical Review Committee (TRC) in consultant acquisition and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for consultant design bid build, design/build projects, and alternative contracting. Assists in the development of scope of services and staff hours negotiations.
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; SKILLED IN THE USE OF MANUAL ON UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES; 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 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); ABILITY TO TRAIN AND GUIDE DESIGNERS IN THE DESIGN PROCESS; ABILITY TO BE AN ACTIVE PART OF A GROUP.
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 four years of continuous employment experience or three years of higher education with a cumulative of 72 semester hours or 108 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.