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Company: State of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition No:765263

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number:55004165

Salary: $68,644.49 - $88,834.04

Posting Closing Date: 11/02/2022



214 / Gainesville Construction






Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States 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

      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates 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 Transportations 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 Transportations Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.

      Upon hire, this position requires a valid Class E driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy.

      An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

    • three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
    • any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
    • a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
    • 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 license confirmed.

      POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs highly advanced engineering work on multiple major projects of high complexity. Visits construction projects regularly to review progress of contract work and manage subordinate staff assigned to respective projects. Assists in training and developing of subordinate staff assigned to projects. Ensures subordinate staff properly administer all contract work for compliance with contract documents and in accordance with Department policies and procedures. Ensures that projects are properly signed, and traffic is being maintained satisfactorily in accordance with the approved Traffic Control Plans. Ensures that clear, accurate records are kept of all construction related activities. Reviews and makes recommendations on construction related claims. Provides technical assistance and related coordination activities to utility companies that are in construction phases with regard to relocation of utilities within project limits. May be required to operate a Florida Department of Transportation Vehicle.

      Prepares Monthly Progress Estimates, Final Estimates and other project correspondence or oversees the preparation of these if assigned to subordinate staff. Develops Contract Modifications to compensate for additional work and time. Responsible for public awareness and resolution of customer complaints related to assigned projects under construction. Reviews contract claims for time/monies and submits recommendations to the Resident Engineer and/or Operations Engineer. Recommends final acceptance of projects in conjunction with the Resident Engineer and/or Operations Engineer.

      Reviews construction plans and provides comments on constructability and contract time prior to projects going to letting. Coordinates Federal Highway Association (FHWA) approval of necessary contract modifications. Accompanies FHWA Engineers on project inspections as required. Investigates issues and arrives at solutions that are satisfactory to both the FHWA and the Department. Monitors EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) compliance, On-theJob training and DBEs (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) to assure contract requirements are met by the contractor. Participates in design build selection process. Develops Position Papers and responses to contractor opposing Positions Papers for presentation at Disputes Review Board (DRB) Hearings and makes recommendations to the Resident Engineer/Operations Engineer for acceptance or rejection of a DRB ruling.

      Manages Consultant Construction Engineering and Inspection (CCEI) contracts and is in responsible charge of CCEI managed construction projects at all times. Visits assigned projects and monitors the CCEI to ensure construction project administration is in accordance with the contract documents, the Construction Project Administration Manual (CPAM), department policies and procedures. Provides guidance to the CCEI on plan errors, field changes, extra work, contract interpretations and procedure interpretations. Reviews and provides guidance to the CCEI on construction supplemental agreements, work orders, time extensions and other contract changes. Acts as the liaison between the CCEI, the Design Project Manager (DPM) and the Engineer of Record (EOR).

      Prepares CCEI manpower estimates and budget estimates. Responsible for the CCEI contract acquisition and prepares CCEI Scopes of Services both in conjunction with the District Construction Office and the Professional Services Office. Serves as a Technical Review Committee (TRC) member for CCEI selections. Reviews and evaluates Letters of Interest and written technical proposals. Develops interview questions for CCEI selections on complex bridge construction projects. Works in conjunction with the District Construction Office and the Professional Services Office to negotiate contracts for CCEI services. Conducts the Pre-Service Meeting with the CCEI firm in accordance with the CPAM. Reviews and approves monthly CCEI invoices. Performs quarterly/final CCEI performance evaluations and in-depth engineering reviews in accordance with the CPAM.

      Reviews and approves monthly CCEI invoices. Performs quarterly/final CCEI performance evaluations and in-depth engineering reviews in accordance with the CPAM. Reviews and recommends approval of CCEI personnel action requests.Reviews and recommends approval of CCEI personnel action requests. Reviews and approves Supplemental Amendments for additional services on CCEI contracts.

      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 plan, design, evaluate and investigate engineering works and systems. Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques. Ability to direct, monitor and inspect engineering projects. Ability to solve problems relating to engineering. Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments. Ability to communicate engineering information effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

      REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite): This 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

      Other job-related requirements for this position: While on duty status, the incumbent of this position may be required to drive a state owned or leased vehicle to perform the duties of the position. A valid Class "E" driver's license is required.

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

      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 candidate 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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.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 . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

      Nearest Major Market: Gainesville

Keywords: State of Florida, Gainesville , CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER, Executive , Gainesville, Florida

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