Become a part of a team that keeps our roads and bridges safe, clean, and beautiful.
Develops and provides policies, procedures, training, criteria, and standards for the maintenance of Florida’s bridges and roadways. Functional areas include Contract Management, Motor Carrier Size and Weight, Performance Management, Program Resources, Roadway Operations and Structures Operations.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES FOR POSITIONS:
- Knowledge of typical construction measuring tools, equipment, or instruments and standard safety techniques
- Skilled in operating a variety of hand and power tools
- Operate and perform pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles and/or mechanized equipment that they are operating
- Ability to: read and understand job-related materials and fill out reports and forms
- Maintain and repair highways, bridges and/or other highway structures
- Communicate both verbally and in writing, including following oral/written instructions
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Lift, carry, and handle up to 50 pounds
- Stoop, climb, squat, push, pull, crawl or bend on a frequent basis
- Work outdoors in various weather conditions, on various terrains and at various heights or in high volume traffic; stand for an extended period of time
- Ability to operate motor vehicles and other mechanical equipment. A Class E driver’s license is required at time of hire. A CDL Class B License Instructional Permit is required within 90 days of hire and obtain a CDL Class B license with air brakes within 12 months of employment
- Engineering positions require a college level degree
- Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
- $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
- Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
- State of Florida retirement package
- Generous vacation and sick leave
- 10 paid holidays a year
- Career advancement opportunities
- Tuition waiver for public college courses
- Training opportunities
- Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Highway Maintenance Tech Trainee
Assists with operating a variety of vehicles and mechanized equipment to include backhoe, tractors with attachments, crew cabs, and dump truck once a Class B License Instructional Permit is obtained. Performs pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles/equipment. Cleans and washes equipment.
Assists with performing routine maintenance and repairs on all types of electrical services, including highway lighting, buildings, rest area facilities, sewage treatment plants, etc. Operates utility van and bucket truck in performance of these duties. Assists the plumber in making repairs and installation of pipe, commodes, urinals, faucets, and all other plumbing hardware in all Departmental facilities. Assist with performing a variety of block, brick, concrete, and carpentry repairs and constructs new buildings as required. Performs minimal repairs to heating and air conditioning equipment.
Highway Maintenance Technician I
Operates a variety of vehicles and mechanized equipment to include backhoe, tractors with attachments, crew cabs, and dump truck. Performs pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles/equipment that they are operating. Uses a variety of hand, pneumatic, and electrical tools to maintain bridges and roadways. Performs independent manual labor incidental to job assignments at an intermediate level of complexity with minimal supervision. Performs rough carpentry, masonry, painting and/or assists in the assembly and erection of highway signs.
Performs minor maintenance and servicing work in connection with any type of equipment operated and assists in the repairs of this equipment. After obtaining the required Instructional CDL permit or license, operates vehicles and a variety of small and medium equipment that may include, but not limited to; dump truck, front end loader, skid steer loader, grader, lift equipment, small bulldozer and asphalt repair truck while performing bridge and roadway maintenance.
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Maintenance Systems Specialist
Provides technical assistance, training, and assurance of uniform compliance for various engineering applications Maintains the District Maintenance SharePoint sites including publishing all content and coordinating compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Assists and trains end users of maintenance systems applications in solving problems and develops procedures for implementation of systems to increase user knowledge and efficiency. Assists with ongoing efforts in monitoring and reviewing internal controls and processes for both operational and managerial activities to ensure proper standards, procedures, and policies are addressed to provide for continual improvements. Performs technical assignments associated with developing and maintaining District database applications to inventory the District’s roadway assets. Assist with the management and integration of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) data collected in the field.
Permit Coordinator:/Permit Inspector
Verifies the acceptability of the (Reviews or Oversees) Contractor’s work methods and work product.
Provides periodic field reviews of maintenance of traffic (MOT) setups and documents field inspections.
Highway Maintenance Technician II
Upon receipt of the required CDL Instructional permit or license; operates a variety of vehicles and mechanized equipment to include backhoe, tractors with attachments, crew cabs, and dump truck. Performs pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles/equipment that they are operating. Cleans and washes equipment. Uses a variety of hand, pneumatic, and electrical tools to maintain bridges and roadways. Performs independent manual labor incidental to job assignments at an intermediate level of complexity with minimal supervision.
Advanced Career Opportunities
Determines cost-effect and preventive maintenance treatments, upgrade, and repair strategies to maintain highways, bridges, and roadside facilities within an assigned area of operation.
Develop contracts and specifications for FDOT Roadway maintenance: Asset Maintenance, periodic, routine, and emergency maintenance contracts. Review project plans and technical documents for compliance with contract and requirements. Develop and review cost estimates.
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