Requisition No: 43732 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007302 

Salary:  $51,393.22 - $66,508.87 

Posting Closing Date: 10/04/2018 







CONTACT PERSON:  Brigett Williams



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: Supervises employees spending majority of their time communicating with, motivating, training, and evaluating employees, and planning and directing employees’ work.  Provides guidance to employees in resolving performance-related problems, scheduling work, establishing deadlines, and setting priorities. Investigates incidents and personal injuries involving subordinate staff when they occur.   Monitors and reviews all work performed by in-house maintenance staff to ensure proper maintenance techniques and Department procedures are used. 


Plan and direct routine maintenance activities on the state highway system, including bridges in accordance with Department policies, procedures, guidelines, specifications and manuals.  Provide technical assistance on repair methods and practices to highway maintenance field crews.  Analyze work needs and provide engineering judgment when developing solutions to resolve issues.  Schedule and plan maintenance activities as identified in surveys, complaints and bridge or traffic operations work orders. Prepare reports as needed on all field operations and ensure the compliance and completeness of inspections of roadway appurtenances as required by procedure.


Investigate and respond to complaints.  This involves frequent contact with the public as a representative of the Department.   Meet and communicate effectively with local government officials, civic groups and general public with regard to resolving complaints, and/or explaining Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) policies and procedures.  Attend meetings and training sessions as directed to improve maintenance operations.  Serve as liaison to consulting engineers and contractors, city, county and other state agencies on problems relating to maintenance.


Monitor the state highway system to determine work objectives, priorities and effectiveness of work accomplished. Manage the use of Department of Correction inmates as needed.  Analyze weekly and quarterly reports for production comparison using engineering analysis to improve quality and quantity of production.  Ensure traffic control in Department work zones is in accordance with Roadway and Traffic Control Standards.


Investigate and respond to as needed accidents involving FDOT bridges, and other facilities, completing the necessary reports and damage estimates.  Prepare final cost affidavits and make proper distributions.  Respond to afterhours emergency situations inclusive of but not limited to coordination of personnel, equipment and materials needed for emergency response.  Incumbent has a Purchasing Card which allows a single purchase exceeding the threshold amount of $20,000 provided for in S. 287.017 for Category One; Incumbent has financial disclosure responsibility in accordance with Chapter 112.3145, Florida Statutes.


Participate in pre-construction conferences for all contract projects as required.  Assist construction personnel in identifying future maintenance concerns on projects under construction.  Communicate with project managers and consultants as needed during the construction job.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF:  Maintenance Rating Program. Personnel Procedures and Rules. Purchasing Rules and Regulations. Safety Practices and Procedures. SKILLED IN: Use of Maintenance Management System Manual. ABILITY TO: Communicate Effectively Both Verbally and In Writing. Work Independently. Read and Interpret Plans, Specifications, Design Standards and Manuals. Organize and Conduct Meetings. Plan, Direct and Coordinate Work Assignments.  Supervise Effectively, Determine Work Priorities, And Assign Work Tasks.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies when necessary.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates.  Must obtain certification in Maintenance of Traffic - Advanced Level within one year and maintain it.  Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of section 215.422, F.S., related State Comptroller’s rules, and the Department of Transportation’s invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures. 

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.

State of Florida
Full time