ROADWAY DESIGNER III - 55007410
Develops and prepares 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. Assembles roadway design plans, signing and pavement marking plans, signalization plans, lighting plans, No Passing Zone Studies (NPZ), Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), typical section packages, scopes of work, design exceptions and variations, 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.
Develops and updates project schedules with minimal supervision. Coordinates all related engineering functions by Department support offices. Assists in providing 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. Assists in responding to log letters and public records requests and communicates with public and other agency officials in writing and verbally. Assists in field reviews and field evaluation, data collection, and customer service request documentation.
Provides technical guidance and knowledge of the design process. Guides and supports designers in the completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation, scope development and accurate estimate creation. 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. Manages Pavement Type Selection Process. Manages all pavement design activities for the District, including production, review, and constructability meetings. Review and recommend pavement designs for approval to DDE. Coordinates issues with State and District Materials Office and State Pavement Office. Attends statewide meetings related to pavement design policy on behalf of the District.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: SKILLED IN THE ENGINEERING PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS. KNOWLEDGE OF CONCEPTS, TERMINOLOGIES, DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES OF HIGHWAY DESIGN. KNOWLEDGE OF COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING AND DESIGN (CADD) TOOLS AND AUTOMATED OFFICE PRODUCTS. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS. KNOWLEDGE OF PROJECT ENGINEERING AND SCHEDULING. ABILITY TO APPLY ENGINEERING QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN THE AREA OF HIGHWAY DESIGN. SKILLED IN COMMUNICATING TECHNICAL INFORMATION VERBALLY AND IN WRITING. KNOWLEDGE OF AND SKILLED IN INTERPRETATION OF ROADWAY DESIGN STANDARDS, SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA ESTABLISHED OR ADOPTED BY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. ABILITY TO SOLVE ENGINEERING RELATED PROBLEMS. SKILL IN PLANNING, ORGANIZING, AND MANAGING MULTIPLE WORK ASSIGNMENTS. ABILITY TO USE A PERSONAL COMPUTER (PC). ABILITY TO PREPARE AND PRESENT DESIGN INFORMATION
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: DURING A DECLARED EMERGENCY EVENT, THE INCUMBENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO ASSIST THE DISTRICT AS NEEDED.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of continuous employment experience or two years of higher education with a cumulative of 48 semester hours or 72 quarter hours.
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.