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WEST PALM BEACH FL Full Time Posted: Saturday, 12 January 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Requisition No: 51023

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007171

Salary: $44,317.43 - $57,351.97

Posting Closing Date: 01/16/2019



409/Palm Beach Construction



CONTACT PERSON: Chamwattee Ali


For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

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 26 th 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.

This position requires a valid Class ( E ) driver s license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department s Driver s Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver s license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver s license confirmed.

POSITION DESCRIPTION : Performs engineering work on multiple minor to mid-size projects of low complexity. Assures that highway and bridge projects are constructed in accordance with contract documents. Assists project personnel, including contractor, in solving problems that may arise during construction. Supervises subordinate staff on assigned projects for satisfactory job performance ensuring their compliance with Department policies and procedures related to Construction Engineering and Inspection. Ensures that clear, accurate records are kept of all construction related activities. Communicates on a regular basis with Supervisors, Contractors and project personnel, both individually and in meetings to discuss work coordination, performance, and resolves project issues that may arise during construction. May be required to operate a Florida Department of Transportation vehicle.

Prepares job related correspondence for contract modifications with Supervisor and office engineering staff. Prepares or assists in taking construction measurements and the preparation of weekly progress reports and monthly reports for final estimates. Monitors sampling and testing of materials used on projects and certifies proper requirements are met and documented. Reviews daily reports and prepares and transmits Monthly Progress Estimates, prepares Final Estimates and develops contract modifications to compensate for additional work and time. Certifies that all monthly and final payments submitted for a contract are correct and justified. Meets with utility representatives related to the coordination of necessary relocation due to the construction work and compliance with permits and/or utility relocation schedules.

Reviews construction plans and provides comments on constructability prior to projects going to letting. Updates and revises various construction reports as required by the Resident Engineer/Operations Engineer. Responsible for public awareness and resolution of customer complaints at the direction of the Resident Engineer/Operations Engineer related to projects under construction.

Monitors Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance, on-the-job training and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) to assure contract requirements are met by contractors. Promotes safety standards of personnel and equipment at the Construction project site.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the concepts, terminology, principles and analytical techniques of an engineering specialty area. Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations. Skill in using engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments. Ability to analyze and interpret engineering data. Ability to solve problems relating to engineering. Ability to perform technical engineering inspections. Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to communicate engineering information effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: T his position requires certification in Final Estimates Level I, Final Estimates Level II, and QC (Quality Control) Manager through the Construction Training Qualification Program (CTQP) and Advanced Maintenance of Traffic. Must obtain within six (6) months and maintain thereafter. A valid Class E Drivers License required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : A high school di ploma or its equivalent; 2 years of experience in a related field can substitute for the high school diploma or equivalency.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (ie HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $ 1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary.

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.

WEST PALM BEACH FL, United States of America
State of Florida
State of Florida
1/12/2019 10:36:18 PM

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