Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

Requisition No: 43642


Position Number: 55012431

Salary:  $79,051.21 – $102,301.57

Posting Closing Date: 09/22/2018


             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: Directs and supervises staff and provide advanced engineering and technical guidance for the District Traffic Operations Office Transportation System Management and Operations (TSM&O) Section.  Meets regularly with employees to assign work, establish work objective and timelines to ensure working objectives are met.  Evaluates employee’s performance, during established time frames, throughout the year and at formal review periods.  Motivates and trains and/or ensures required training is available for staff.  Communicates regularly with direct reports, both individually and in staff meetings.  Ensures that all the paperwork required for processing pay documents and human resource matters, including performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, filing vacant positions and separations, are completed accurately and processed in a timely manner.

Develop and implement TSM&O business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets. Includes collaborating with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound, (SMART) objectives in staff expectations, identifying and making resource recommendations.  Ensure funding and resources are utilized in the most cost-effective and beneficial manner.  Ensure the most current program elements, performance measures and functions are being implemented.

Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent TSM&O interests. Maintain professional contact with elected officials, private companies, public, government agencies, and officials doing business with the State.  Promote good public relations with the persons contacted while maintaining the policies of the department.  Provide accurate and timely responses to the public, contractors, and other Department personnel.  Promote the resolution of outstanding technical and contractual issues.  Advise the District Traffic Operations Engineer of such issues.

Develop and manage consultant contracts and other types of agreements that support TSM&O functions and/or relate to performance targets. Includes developing documentation for contract funding, request for proposal (RFP) and related documents, participation on technical review committees (TRC), evaluation of contract work products, consultant evaluation and invoice processing approval.

Act as a technical advisor on the use of traffic engineering and Intelligent Transportation System standards, policies and best practices to other departments, local governments, and agencies.  Advocate for the appropriate traffic engineering countermeasures during the planning, design and construction phase of highway projects as appropriate.  Participate on committees, task teams and in other groups as needed.  Oversee lead team / group activity, documenting results and related presentations as necessary.  Sign and Seal technical reports, specifications, documents, etc. as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering practices and policies; Knowledge of management principles and practices; Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures; Skilled in implementing intelligent transportation system techniques; Skilled in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting engineering data; Skilled in the supervision and instruction of others;

Skilled in identifying and documenting personnel performance; Skilled in effective communication both in written form and orally; Skilled in contract management and negotiation; Skilled in the use of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentations applications, e-mail and internet; Ability to lead and manage diverse groups of people performing multiple tasks; Ability to manage workload to produce on time resolutions to problems; Ability to counsel and plan employee career development; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a Level II Background check in accordance with the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) requirements and section 282.709, Florida Statues.

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.


Engineering Associate (Traffic Engineering)

Pay Schedule CNUPR.4
$22.65-$36.47 Hourly / $47,113.69-$75,853.04 Yearly


The Engineering Associate will be responsible for inspecting traffic sign & markings, signals and developing work orders and maintenance repair estimates based on observed deficiencies and determining repair/replacement strategies. This will include analyzing traffic reports and onsite inspections. Documenting and maintaining records. Close coordination with management, maintenance and construction service units, other staff and consultants will be required. Performs engineering inspection work as a team member in the field and the office.


A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.

Possession of a valid driver’s license.


  • Customer Commitment – Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity – Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence – Takes ownership for excellence through one’s personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork – Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


Working knowledge of engineering principles and practices.

Working knowledge of design criteria and standards, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and Florida Department of Transportation and Hillsborough County standards.

Ability to read, interpret and review engineering drawings, specifications and contract documents.

Physical ability for extended field reviews/investigations during day/night.

Ability to drive motor vehicle with traffic engineering equipment.

Ability to put together engineering design plans using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.

Experience with computer operating systems and software (Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint)

Familiar with applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, regulations and policies governing traffic engineering

Ability to identify discrepancies between work performed and specifications.

Capacity to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.

Oral and writing communication ability.

Be able to keep accurate field notes and perform engineering calculations.

Competence to collect, organize, analyze, evaluate data and develop logical conclusion, and prepare written documentation.

Communicate with citizen in a respectful and considerate manner.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

Investigate public concerns involving traffic engineering related questions and traffic safety and prepare reports with recommendations for potential actions;

Review traffic reports from Consulting Engineers addressing actions for pedestrian safety, safe route to school, new traffic signals, signage and markings, and other traffic control devices;

Meet with the public about their individual concerns and handle any necessary follow up actions;

Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

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Certified Engineering Intern – Pasco County

 SALARY RANGE: $50,057.00 – $81,693.00 Annually


Salary Disclosure:

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.


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.


  • 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

Disabilities Act.

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.



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