FMS/AMS ENGINEER SPECIALIST IV
Position Number: 55012660
Salary: $54,625.89 – $70,692.32
Posting Closing Date: 12/19/2018
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
762 / Traffic Operations
CONTACT PERSON: Genelle Schnedl
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (813) 975-4216
For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/
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: Develops and programs Freeway Management System (FMS)/Arterial Management System (AMS) projects that facilitate operation of freeway/arterial management systems and incident management. Develops project Requests for Proposals (RFPs), technical specifications and concept plans. Identifies and programs project-related Operations and Maintenance (O/M) resources.
Develops and manages professional and contractual services contracts and other types of agreements that support Traffic Operations functions (including, but not limited to, Road Ranger Incident Management Service Patrol program, Rapid Incident Scene Clearance (RISC) program and Traffic Incident Management (TIM) teams. Includes developing documentation for contract funding, RFPs and related documents; participates on technical review committees (TRC); evaluates contract work products; evaluates consultants; and processes/approves invoices.
Performs engineering review and analysis. Develops traffic engineering reports and associated documents for freeway and/or arterial management, including signal operating plan development. Develops Freeway Management System (FMS)/Arterial Management System (AMS) network maintenance and operations performance reports. Interprets data and analyzes results using statistical techniques. Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets.
Provides review comments on plan submittals generated by the Department and other entities. This includes developing technical comments directed to the design project manager or design engineer of record based on traffic operations fundamentals, Department design standards and engineering judgment. Includes accepting/rejecting the responses to those comments.
Supports development of the Department’s Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSM&O) program at the district, regional and statewide levels. Includes participating on task teams and providing input on business/strategic plans. Provides support during project implementation phases. Includes attendance at project meetings; interaction with project CEI (Construction Engineering and Inspection) personnel, contractors, vendors and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); and participation in project acceptance testing. Develops TSM&O trend analysis and reporting capabilities. Ensures that robust and scalable solutions are implemented using a variety of internal and external data sources.
Evaluates and makes recommendations relating to application of new technology to support the Department’s FMS/AMS programs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering concepts, terminology, principles, and analytical techniques; Knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices; Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation standards, manuals, guidelines and practices; Knowledgeable of traffic data collection techniques; Knowledgeable of statistical techniques; Skilled in problem solving; Skilled in the use of personal computers and a variety of engineering software; Skilled in communication, including written, verbal and effective listening; Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, design standards, and manuals; Ability to apply engineering concepts, practices and functions; Ability to input and retrieve information from a computer database; Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data; Ability to work independently and make decisions; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and four years of engineering, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), or traffic signal experience; or An associate of arts or science degree in engineering technology and two years of engineering, ITS, or traffic signal experience; or A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering technology and one year of engineering, ITS, or traffic signal experience; or Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and has an Engineer in Trainee (EIT) certification in either Florida or another State; or An active International Municipal and Signal Association (IMSA) Traffic Signals, Traffic Signal Inspector, or Fiber Optics in ITS certification; or An active Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification.
As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $478.40 will be added to the annual salary.
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.
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Certified Engineering Intern – Pasco County
SALARY RANGE: $50,057.00 – $81,693.00 Annually
SALARY DISCLOSURE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Starting Salary: $50,057.00
Salary Range for this Position: $50,057.00 – $81,693.00
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.
General Description: Advanced Engineering work in conducting traffic engineering studies and determining solutions based on a traffic engineering review. Review of plans, designs, and specifications of maintenance of traffic and design plans on County roads for Capital Improvement Projects, and ROW permit applications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs various traffic studies and data collection. Conducts traffic studies investigations of citizen requests and prepares responses to citizens Operates various traffic studies equipment including traffic counters, turning movement counters, distance measuring instruments, GPS, and reflectometers. Acts as a crew leader for the Traffic Technician Is in the performance of their duties under the supervision of the Traffic Engineering Supervisor. Prepare reports on investigations performed. Review Maintenance of Traffic Plans. Perform field inspections for signing and pavement marking compliance with plans. Compare construction shop drawing submittals for signing and pavement marking with approved plans for compliance. Review submitted Maintenance of Traffic Plans for compliance with MUTCD and FDOT requirements Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to operate various traffic studies equipment including, but not limited to, Turning Movement
- Counters, Road Tube and Loop/Piezo Traffic Counters.
- Knowledge of the principles of civil engineering, especially traffic engineering.
- Ability to prepare, read and interpret moderately complex engineering plans.
- Ability to prepare and submit clear and precise engineering and related reports orally and written.
- Ability to work with the public.
- Knowledge of Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) design manuals, standards, specifications, and indexes.
- Public speaking experience and the ability to deal with the public, contractors, engineers, architects, property owners, FDOT, County employees, and elected officials.
- Ability to review engineering computations.
- Ability to read and interpret plans, aerial photos and maps.
- Ability to compile data and statistics.
- Ability to operate a computer, calculator, digital camera, speed data recording devices, and related equipment.
- Ability to supervise technicians, in the absence of the Traffic Engineering Supervisor, in the performance of their duties.
- Ability to utilize AutoCAD in the production of plans.
- Ability to convert / utilize survey data in the preparation of design plans for signing and pavement marking.
- Preferred experience in ArcGIS.
- Registration as an Engineer Intern in the State of Florida is preferred.
- Preferred FDOT Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic certification.
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and / or move up to 25 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects.
May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift / or move excessively heavy objects. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication. Requires working outdoors, standing, stooping, and bending. Requires operation of a motor vehicle.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with three (3) years of experience directly related to the field of engineering OR licensed as an Engineer Intern with a minimum of one year of experience as an Engineer I working in the field of engineering.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver’s license. International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Signs and Markings, Level I certification is required. IMSA Signs and Markings Level II must be obtained within 12 months of hire date.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
CALTRAN Engineering Group, Inc. is seeking an Entry Level Transportation/Traffic Engineer as part of Tampa office. You will be working with a fast growing firm, helping to prepare traffic studies and resolve challenging issues, be involved in parking analyses, field visits, origin-destination studies and travel demand modeling tasks. Our projects range from local projects to major regional studies.
Duties and responsibilities:
Help prepare traffic impact studies and memorandums.
Help analyze major operational traffic issues and recommend solutions.
Performs site plan reviews to identify any violations of traffic design standards and possible safety hazards.
Assist in design and preparation of construction plans and specifications for signing and pavement markings, signalization, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
EIT or ability to pass the FE within the first six months of employment.
0-2 years of traffic analysis/study experience and/or modeling.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Experience with traffic simulation software such as CORSIM, VISSIM, and Synchro.
Experience with Florida DOT design criteria, standards and specifications.
Experience with GIS, Microstation/GEOPak.
CALTRAN Engineering Group, Inc.
5118 N 56th St., Suite 125 – Tampa, FL 33610
Tel (813) 488-7834
Fax (786) 513-0711
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