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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

October 10, 2019

Senior Manager, Planning & Regulation

Sarasota County

This is a senior leadership role that performs a variety of complex professional, management and administrative tasks with a focus on the planning and regulatory oversight of Sarasota County’s transportation and stormwater infrastructure systems and programs, including, but not limited to, planning, development review, organizational and financial management.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug-screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.

Duties:

  • ​Leads, directs and manages the strategic planning and development review responsibilities of the Public Works Department including, but not limited to: 1) Development and coordination of the Departmental Capital Improvement Program; 2) Implementation and updating of the Watershed Management and Transportation Comprehensive Plans; 3) Review of proposed development per County regulations; and 4) Excellent solutions oriented and responsive customer service.

  • Attends regular Director’s Leadership meetings. Keeps the Director and the Managers informed of possible issues associated with operational decisions.  As assigned, coordinates resolution of issues and promotion of common goals with the Managers of the Divisions within Public Works and, as needed, with other Directors, Managers, Assistant County Administrators and the County Administrator.

  • Provides leadership and guidance for the Division; development of and responsible for annual budgets, procures necessary resources to support Division functions, leads strategic planning and regulation initiatives, focuses on customer service, builds a positive culture and morale with an innovative and productive workforce. Capital Improvement Program (CIP) development for transportation and stormwater infrastructure. Builds community relations/partnerships through continually evolving excellent customer service.

  • Directs and supervises a professional and technical staff to facilitate an efficient and effective work team to achieve stated community outcomes and levels of service, including meetings and other customer service responsibilities.  Provides leadership and technical guidance to formulate, implement, and monitor policy and procedures appropriate to the day-to-day operation of various programs.  Administers staff recruitment, interview process and annual performance management system.  Directs the preparation of the annual budget and exercises budgetary controls.

  • Coordinates responses to inquiries relative to specific projects and other information as required.  Attends public meetings, prepares reports, and conducts formal presentations.  Acts as a liaison with the regulated community, regulatory agencies and professional organizations to resolve outstanding program issues.  Liaises for the Sarasota County Planning Commission and the Stormwater Environmental Utility Advisory Committee (SEUAC).

  • Serves on technical advisory committee(s), task force(s), teams and focus groups to achieve common enterprise/ organizational goals. Maintains communication and coordination with external agencies on development and implementation of programmatic function. Attends meetings, workshops, and training activities to ensure professional and personal growth. Performs other related duties and projects as assigned by the Director.  Coordinates the administration of Countywide MS4 NPDES and FEMA Community Rating System. Supports efforts for APWA Accreditation. Advocates the County’s mission, vision and values for the benefit of the community. Promotes trustworthy working relationships by developing and empowering employees, promoting and supporting excellence, efficiency, innovation, openness and teamwork among staff.

  • As required, meets with County Administration and individual County Commissioners regarding matters which are being or will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners at regularly scheduled meetings, as a result, may appear before the Board during public meetings, to make presentations regarding various matters which are being considered by the Board. Develops and implements an effective organizational structure for the Division. Projects a positive attitude as a representative of Sarasota County Government. Ensures adherence to applicable laws, regulations, policies. Provides leadership and fosters staff professional development, workplace diversity and team building.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Planning, or a related field AND eight (8) years of related experience -OR- A Master's Degree in above areas with six (6) or more years of related experience.  Four (4) or more years of supervisory experience required.  

Preferred Qualifications:  Advanced professional certification related to the duties of this position is highly desirable. Registered with the State of Florida Board of Professional Engineers. High-level management experience is preferred.  Previous government and emergency response/management is preferred.  Experience with transportation and stormwater planning, development review and related functions.  Experience managing operating budgets.  Effective communication and public speaking skills. Ability to manage people and projects with a focus on customer service, innovation and productivity. Excellent judgement and discretion.

Job Competencies:  Knowledge of transportation. water resource management, engineering, government organizations, structure and procedure to address principle issues of management and growth. Ability to manage people and projects; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to negotiate and compromise; skill in supervising/guiding/mentoring/developing staff; ability to prepare and manage a division budget; clear, concise and sensitive presentation skills; excellent judgment and discretion.

Salary: $80,121.60 - $115,000.00

Location: 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240

Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment

EOE/AA/ADA 

September 23, 2019

Senior CEI Project Engineer

HDR - South Florida

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. Watch our 'About Us' video. We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Senior Project Engineer/Manager to join our Transportation Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) program in South Florida. The Senior Project Engineer will be expected to direct highly complex and specialized construction engineering administration and inspection programs; plan and organize the work of subordinate and staff members; develop and/or review policies, methods, practices, and procedures; and review programs for conformance with Department standards.

Keywords: Senior CEI Project Engineer; #153910; Resident Engineer; Highway Construction Engineering; Roadway CE&I; Registered Engineer; FDOT experience; Bridge Construction Engineer *LI-SM1

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related discipline

  • PE license in state of Florida (or if registered in another state, the ability to obtain registration from the State of Florida within six months of hire)

  • 10+ years of CEI experience on transportation projects serving as a project engineer, 2+ years of which must include major road and/or bridge construction projects, or 5+ of which must include major bridge construction projects.

  • Must have the ability to direct highly complex and specialized construction administration and inspection programs.

  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • FDOT Advanced MOT

  • Quality Control Manager

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Civil Engineering or related discipline (may be substituted for one year of engineering experience)

  • Completion of the Critical Structures Construction Issues Self Study Course, and

  • Submission of the mandatory Certification of Course Completion form (for structures projects)

 

Local candidates are preferred

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

September 23, 2019

Experienced Roadway Design Engineer

Mead & Hunt - Tallahassee

Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has a position open for an experienced roadway design engineer. Responsibilities include leading and developing plans, specifications and estimates for preliminary and final geometric design of urban and rural roadway, interchanges, and other transportation projects; producing roadway alignments, topographical profiles, cross sections, earthwork calculations and grading plans; performing quantity and cost estimates; preparing design reports. This position will have the opportunity to get involved in QA/QC and project management. A valid driver’s license and some travel will be required.

 

The successful candidate will have all of the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering;

  • at least four years of relevant work experience; and

  • a PE license in any state with ability to obtain in Florida within six months of start date

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: Microstation software; GEOPAK and/or OpenRoads Designer software; MS Office software; technical writing; FDOT projects; project management.

 

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, September 13, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Attn: Req. #2019-3280

2440 Deming Way

Middleton, WI 53562

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

September 23, 2019

Roadway Design Engineer

Mead & Hunt - Tallahassee

Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has a position open for a roadway design engineer. Responsibilities include developing plans, specifications and estimates for preliminary and final geometric design of urban and rural roadway, interchanges, and other transportation projects; producing roadway alignments, topographical profiles, cross sections, earthwork calculations and grading plans; performing quantity and cost estimates; preparing design reports. A valid driver’s license and some travel will be required.

 

The successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree (or higher) in civil engineering from an accredited four-year college or university AND at least two years of relevant experience.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: Microstation software; GEOPAK and/or OpenRoads Designer software; MS Office software; technical writing; FDOT projects. The ideal candidate will also have their EIT certification.

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, October 11, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Attn: Req. #2019-3279

2440 Deming Way

Middleton, WI 53562

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

September 23, 2019

Experienced Civil Engineer - Military Airfields

Mead & Hunt - Florida

Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced civil engineer to join our aviation team. Responsibilities include designing and leading aviation engineering projects related to military airfields; evaluating and analyzing existing projects; preparing reports, budgets, cost estimates, specifications, plans, schedules, studies, and permits; leading proactive client interactions and communications with military clients; performing QA/QC tasks including leading design reviews; serving as the project manager and mentoring project staff; and serving as the onsite project engineer on construction projects. A valid driver’s license and travel will be required.

 

The successful candidate will have all of the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering; or related field

  • at least five years of relevant experience (at least four years of experience must be in military airfield design); and

  • a PE license in any state

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: AutoCAD Civil3D design software; leading the development of plans, specs, reports, cost estimates, and submittal packages for military projects; Specs-In-Tact software; PCASE software; project QA/QC including leading design reviews; preparing scopes, fees, and contracts

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are someone who takes initiative, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible, printed from our website) to the address below by Thursday, October 10, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Attn: Req. #2019-3271

2440 Deming Way

Middleton, WI 53562

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

August 09, 2019

Project Civil Engineer

Walton County

JOB SUMMARY

 

Under the general supervision of the Planning and Development Director; the Project Civil Engineer, completes work involving short and long range development plans, stormwater and transportation issues as they relate to comprehensive planning and land development regulation in Walton County. The position is responsible for managing the Concurrency Management System (CMS), and working with Walton County Public Works, state, and federal agencies as they relate to transportation issues within Walton County.

Essential Job Functions

 

The following statements describe the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

 

  • Performs development application review including Building Permit/Floodplain Review (stormwater) for compliance with the Walton County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. Manages and maintains the Concurrency Management System (CMS) for the County

  • Coordinates transportation concurrency with other municipalities within the County

  • Responsible for preparation of the County’s Five Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to be used in the TPO’s TIP and County’s Capital Improvement Plan

  • Responsible for preparation of the County’s Long Range Transportation Capital Improvement Element in coordination with and with assistance from, Public Works

  • Responsible for reviewing development order transportation concurrency submittals to ensure concurrency requirements are being met within the County and other municipalities that have an inter-local agreement with the County

  • Manages maintenance of socioeconomic and development data for Traffic Analysis Zones

  • Develops, prepares, and revises the Transportation related elements of the County Comprehensive Plan

  • Coordinates special transportation studies as needed. Performs research on transportation, land use, demographics, etc., as required for above activities

  • Provides oral and/or written response to inquiries and concerns from County administrator, the public, and various professionals concerning development review and transportation matters.

  • Functions as the primary information resource and contact for all state and federal agencies in matters related to county transportation projects and tasks

  • Champion the County’s transportation needs at all federal, state, and local transportation planning organizations

  • Manages and coordinates departmental programs, such as programs designed to evaluate and/or prioritize projects; maintains responsibility for associated record keeping

  • Assists in the preparation of grants and tracks various transportation projects under charge; coordinates any efforts between applicable governmental entities

  • Coordinates and oversees departmental projects and services contracted to consultants; functions as liaison to the Board of County Commissioners and the contractor(s)

  • Adheres to work schedule and attendance requirements

  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to hydrology, hydraulics, and transportation systems

  • Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration

  • Knowledge of the current literature, trends and developments in the field of transportation

  • Knowledge of accepted standard bookkeeping and accounting practices and procedures as applicable to governmental transactions

  • Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive financial, administrative and analytical reports

  • Ability to prepare a budget and monitor project expenditures

  • Ability to perform research and compile data from various sources and prepare reports from such data

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in applying standards to a variety of work situations

  • Ability to work cooperatively with employees, outside entities and the general public

 

QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in civil engineering or related field

  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience in transportation and/or civil engineering works related projects

  • Professional Engineering License

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Certification in Synchro

  • Certification in HCS

  • Certification in FDOT Artplan & Highplan

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Walton County.

Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; be regularly required to sit, use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift up to 25 pounds; and will frequently be required to talk or  hear. Vision requirements are close with color vision and depth perception. The employee will occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The typical noise level for this environment is moderate.

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

PAY GRADE: 19

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