DRAINAGE DESIGN ENGINEER - 55010070 1
Company: State of Florida
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Requisition No: 816007
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: DRAINAGE DESIGN ENGINEER - 55010070 1
Position Number: 55010070
Salary: $68,210.77 - $88,272.76
Posting Closing Date: 11/29/2023
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
960 / Roadway Design Office
CONTACT PERSON: Jennifer Green
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 850-414-4351
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The
State's 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
Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve
safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida
For additional benefit information available to State of Florida
employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com
Florida Department of Transportation
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is an executive
agency and reports directly to the Governor's Office. FDOT's
continuing mission is to provide a safe transportation system that
ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic
prosperity, and preserves the quality of our environment and
communities. This mission is accomplished through a primary purpose
to plan and develop (either directly or indirectly) Florida's
robust transportation system. The unique nature of the Sunshine
State and its year-round warm climate provides numerous
opportunities to move people and goods through multiple modes
including highways/streets, air, rail, sea, spaceport, transit, and
ever-expanding deployment of bicycle & pedestrian facilities.
One FDOT - We are one agency, one team.
INTEGRITY - We always do what is right.
RESPECT - We value diversity, talent, and ideas.
COMMITMENT - We do what we say we are going to do.
TRUST - We are open and fair.
CUSTOMER DRIVEN - We listen to our customers.
FDOT will provide a safe transportation system that ensures the
mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and
preserves the quality of our environment and communities.
As One FDOT team, we serve the people of Florida by providing a
transportation network that is well planned, supports economic
growth, and has the goal of being congestion and fatality free.
Why Join FDOT?
Because we are a proud and committed team seeking to attract,
recruit, train, and retain a diverse workforce comprised of the
best and brightest professionals. We value diversity in background
and experiences, seeking to build a team of professionals who will
foster a dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative work environment.
Those individuals who consistently help FDOT inspire, innovate, and
improve safety for all our transportation modes.
Opportunities for Growth and Professional Development
FDOT is an incredible place to work, offering a myriad of
opportunities for career growth and professional development.
What better way to refine both your technical and power skills than
through applied training? FDOT's Training Mission is to improve
productivity and meet work force needs, as specified in the
requirements of Title X of the Florida Statutes, - - 110.1099,
110.235, 110.403(3)(a), & 110.601.
FDOT accomplishes this mission by:
- Providing opportunities to better use and enhance employee
skills and creating an atmosphere that encourages
- Developing, delivering, and coordinating programs to improve
leadership, managerial and supervisory skills and implementing
strategies to help managers and supervisors fulfill their
responsibility to develop employees,
- Recommending, designing, delivering, and coordinating training
efforts to increase job satisfaction and productivity, resulting in
a highly trained workforce providing the highest possible return to
- Projecting, assessing, and interpreting work force needs and
- Ensuring a resource pool for FDOT's professional and technical
work force requirements, and
- Collaborating with districts to diagnose and design strategies
to solve specific work group problems.Where Will I Work?
You will work within Florida's beautiful capital city, Tallahassee,
FL. Tallahassee is a city of continued growth and economic
development, and home to the campuses of Florida State University
(FSU), the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU), and
Tallahassee Community College (TCC).
What Will My Role Be?
If selected for this role, you will be a Senior Drainage Engineer.
The position is vital to the values, mission, and vision of our
organization. In this role, you will report directly to the State
Drainage Engineer, performing enterprise-wide support of hydrology
and hydraulics related activities. The Drainage Section, of the
Roadway Design Office, leads the statewide practice with an
exciting diversity of focus areas, including development of policy
and guidance; provide training and project support, and maintain
industry-leading expertise in all areas of hydrology and
hydraulics. The ideal candidate is a great communicator who
possesses transportation drainage experience, can work well
alongside and influence stakeholders; and a passion for involvement
in emerging industry issues, as we strive to create a best-in-class
Your contribution in this role will be to:
- Maintain the FDOT Drainage Manual and Drainage Design
- Identify, track, and suggest changes in design criteria or
guidelines based on emerging issues (e.g. resilience, 2D hydraulic
- Develop training and manage the Hydrology and Hydraulics
- Participate in research projects and translate the findings
into practical design criteria and guidance.
- Support drainage design transition from 2D to 3D plans
- Provide technical assistance to Central Office staff, the
District Offices and Consultants related to policy, rules,
criteria, manuals, guidelines, and standards.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Revise, maintain and respond to
inquiries on the Drainage Manual, Drainage Design Guide, drainage
related Standard Plans and Specifications. Coordinate these
documents with other design manuals to ensure consistency and
compliance with the policy and procedures managed by other
Sections. This requires attendance at the statewide District
Drainage Engineer's meetings and working with the District Offices
and their Consultants to address drainage issues and concerns.
Assist with drainage engineering studies involving data acquisition
and analysis. Apply thorough engineering judgement in identifying
relevant findings and conclusions that lead to recommendations in
updating drainage design methodology and/or policy from these
Serve as a technical advisor to Central Office staff, the District
Offices and Consultants related to drainage policy rules, criteria
manuals, guidelines and standards.
Assist with developing and delivering training courses in drainage
design procedures intended for the District Offices and their
Assist in identifying research needs to improve statewide drainage
policy and procedures in support of the Department's Work
Participates in Quality Assurance Reviews (QARs) for Drainage
policy and procedures.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the concepts,
terminology, principles and analytical techniques of hydraulic
engineering. Knowledge of the function and interaction amongst
Florida Department of Transportation design documents, standards,
specifications and construction plans, which inlcude, but are not
limited to the Drainage Manual, Drainage Design Guide and the
Florida Design Manual (FDM). Knowledge and ability to assist in
delivering technical training. Ability to analyze, interpret, and
implement hydraulic studies. Ability to plan, coordinate, and
complete technical assignments. Ability to analyze and solve
problems relating to various drainage applications. Ability to
effectively communicate hydraulic information, both verbally and in
written form to various customers. Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to
oversee, review, and manage progress on hydraulic studies and
projects. Ability to assist groups of engineers in completing
complex technical assignments and resolution of problems.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Professional
Engineer Licensure in the State of Florida, pursuant to Chapter
471, Florida Statutes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in
accordance with Florida Statute 471 and one year of
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
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 individuals with
disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department
of Transportation's Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee
Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for
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 here. All documentation is
due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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