The Florida Department of Transportation

Miami , FL
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Roadway Engineer I

The Florida Department of Transportation
Miami, FL Full time
Posted on October 4, 2017
Position Number: 55009321 Roadway Engineer I - Miami, FL Annual Recruitment Salary Range: $52,188.13 - $67,536.70 The Florida Department of Transportation is seeking applicants for the position of Roadway Engineer I. Duties and responsibilities are: Serves / Performs independently in the development and preparation of 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. Interprets criteria using engineering judgment and experience in the completion of engineering assignments. Assembles roadway design plans, signing and pavement marking plans, signalization plans, lighting plans, No Passing Zone Studies (NPZ), typical section packages, scopes of work, design exceptions and variations, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), 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. Signs and seals engineering documents including permits, pavement design, etcetera. Develops and updates project schedules with minimal supervision. Coordinates all related engineering functions by Department support offices. Provides 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. Prepares and presents design details and concepts at public meetings, local agency workshops and internal staff meetings. Responds to log letters and public records requests and communicates with public and other agency officials in writing and verbally. Provides technical knowledge of the design process as a primary member in a design group. Guides and supports junior engineers in the completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation, scope development and accurate estimate creation. Assists in field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, and customer service request documentation. 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. Apply on-line through this website at: If you need assistance, call 1-866-663-4735 and a People First customer service specialist will assist you. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on the closing date, or unless otherwise specified in the advertisement. This job announcement closes on 10/16/2017.