Requisition No: 386145
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: SENIOR CERTIFIED BRIDGE INSPECTOR - 55009035
Position Number: 55009035
Salary: $50,383.97 - $65,202.79
Posting Closing Date: 06/03/2021
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
Cost Center 538 / Structures & Facilities
CONTACT PERSON: Susan Paolini
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (386)740-3402
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $2,279.82
The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package
including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several
low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training
opportunities for professional growth and development. For
additional 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 Service System (SSS) before their
26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the
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 individuals with disabilities may be provided.
Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation's Human
Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee,
Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.
This position requires a valid Class E driver license with an
acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's
Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record
is defined as any of the following:
* three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that
accumulate 3 or more points per violation; * any 2 convictions of
reckless driving in the past 3 years; * a suspension or revocation
of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years;
and * a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety
test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the
past 4 years
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your
driver license confirmed.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Coordinates inspection schedules and
performs field inspections, as required, of State owned structures
within the District in accordance with requirements specified in
the Department's Manual for Bridge and Other Structures Inspection
and Reporting; and the National Bridge Inspection, Standards (NBIS)
and assures the quality of the work that is performed by other team
members. Identifies evidence of stress related deterioration and
physical condition of various structural components. Defines and
quantifies deficiencies, identifies root causes utilizing both
current and historical inspection results, by behavioral
observations and makes recommendations for preventive and
corrective actions. Supervises the collection of samples and
on-site testing of the structures and other materials.
Perform project management duties for inspection contracts.
Monitor the work program budget for inspection contracts.
Coordinate with consultants and others to meet the inspection
requirements. Maintain communication with the bridge owners and
Maintains bridge inspection records and bridge inventories by
overseeing the preparation of a thorough and complete Inspection
and Comprehensive Inventory Data Report, which clearly describes
conditions of the inspected structure. Input into the Department's
database may be required.
Reviews material from previous inspections collected by
subordinates including deficiencies, quantities, channel profiles,
site conditions and previous work performed. Reviews field
preparation information obtained from Topic F, "Field Preparation"
in the Bridge Folder and verifies that supplies and materials that
are required to perform field inspections are on hand.
Coordinates Construction Acceptance Inspections and oversees
report preparation and makes recommendations when required.
Leads other inspectors by example by being proficient in all
aspects of structural inspection, in accordance with the governing
documents noted above. Advises management on bridge inspection
related topics including the condition of specific structures and
of the inventory as a whole and makes recommendations for
improvement including but not limited to participating in the Long
Range Estimate process.
Assures that inspection and safety equipment is in good working
order, and calibrated when required prior to the field inspection.
Operate all inspection related equipment as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of: federal
and state bridge inspection principles, techniques, procedures;
bridge construction and material characteristics; testing methods
for specific bridge deficiencies; the bridge management system;
comprehensive inventory database (CID). Skilled in: interpreting
plans and specifications; using computer including applications
such as word processing, spreadsheet programs and Florida
Department of Transportation mainframe; working with internal and
external customers in a tactful and courteous manner; communicating
effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to: determine work
priorities and ensure proper completion of work assignments; climb
ladders, scaffolds and bridge structures; work outdoors and in
close quarters, in various weather conditions, terrains and
elevations; work from a boat or barge for extended periods to
include walking, standing, crawling, stooping, wading and swimming;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with
REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Certified as a
Bridge Inspector by the Florida Department of Transportation.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Valid Class "E" driver's license
required. Obtains certification in Temporary Traffic Control
(Maintenance of Traffic) - Intermediate level within one year and
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possess an active certification as a
Florida Certified Bridge Inspector and 48 months experience as a
Certified Bridge Inspector.
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
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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