Requisition No: 43515
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: PROJECT MANAGER I - 55011787
Position Number: 55011787
Salary: $26,000.00 - $45,205.92
Posting Closing Date: 09/13/2018
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
542 / Consultant Project Management
PENDING CLASSIFICATION UPDATE / OPEN COMPETITIVE
CONTACT PERSON: Chale Fischer
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 386-943-5321
ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $ 1,000.00 Bi-Weekly
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 Transportations 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 Transportations Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provides technical support to advanced Project Managers and Project Management Engineers.
Coordinates phases of work between consultants and other disciplines (Right of Way, Testing Lab, Traffic Operations, Planning, Drainage, etcetera) to maintain schedules and projected production letting dates. Assists with coordinating review of work packages of consultants such as Line & Grade submittals, Initial Plans Review, Final Plans Review, Structure Plans, Bridge Development Report, Bridge Hydraulic Recommendation, Pond Siting Report, Pavement Constructability, and other various technical report and submittals as required from the Design consultant.
Assists as a contract manager for design projects assigned to consultant firms. Assists with developing contract scope of services and coordinate activities related to initiation, advertisement, rate negotiation and execution of contracts.
Coordinate with discipline Project Managers for the preparation of project-specific scope of services, staff hour estimates, consultant staff hour negotiations, contract execution and maintenance. Coordinates, reviews and approves invoices. Prepares, coordinates and negotiates Supplemental Agreements as required. Coordinates with Professional Services Unit to ensure all contractual processing meets Department criteria.
Stays up-to-date on current design processes and procedures, administrative and engineering policies relative to consultant contracts and plans production. Advises and assists consultants in application and determination of geometric design, traffic analysis, plans quantity calculations, cost analysis, pavement structure design and interpretation of engineering policy and overall plans preparation.
Assists with the monitoring of projects for construction costs increases throughout the design phase. Teams with Program Management Department to ensure Work Program implementation.
Attends meetings and field reviews, communicates with public and private parties as required. Provides periodic project status reports to management.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation (Department) Project Management policies and procedures.
Knowledge of principles, practices, laws and regulations governing the project development and design of transportation facilities. Knowledge of engineering design, construction, production and/or operations. Knowledge of problem solving and research techniques.
Skill in using engineering tools, equipment and/or instruments. Skill in reviewing technical data. Ability to monitor project schedules and coordinate phases of design.
Ability to review, analyze and negotiate contracts, claims or time extensions. Ability to develop scope of services and staff hour estimates and negotiate staff hours. Ability to manage multiple priorities and make timely decisions in order to keep projects within budget and meet department requirements.
Ability to work with the public, consultants, government officials and regulatory agencies to maintain effective working relationships. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to utilize a personal computer. Ability to assist with the preparation and review of technical reports.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or its equivalent.
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.
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 applicant 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.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach
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