Senior Civil Engineer (May be filled as Staff Engineer)
The candidate shall be an experienced Civil or Coastal Professional Engineer that serves in a hands-on Civil and/or Coastal engineering design capacity responsible for the preparation of construction drawings, technical specifications and supporting design reports and calculations, reviewing designs performed by others, evaluating and processing engineering change control requests, and preparing and updating District standards for a broad range of water resource related projects for the Bureau. The incumbent should have working knowledge of standards and practices for related engineering disciplines including Geotechnical, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Environmental. The incumbent must demonstrate extensive technical experience in design development and preparation of design reports, calculations, design plans and technical specifications in support of construction contract document preparation.
Types of projects include:
Water control structures including concrete and/or sheet pile elements, gates and weirs, personnel access platforms/walkways fall protection.
Culvert repairs and/or replacements including box culverts and large diameter pipes.
Levees, canal bank repairs, stabilization, dredging, scour repair and environmental restoration.
Cofferdams, bypass flows, and other design elements related to construction phasing / sequencing / constructability.
Civil site work for new and existing pump stations, generator buildings, communication tower facilities and for each of the other above described projects. State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE)
License is required.
Please refer to Job Reference: 2560BR for additional requirements, education and experience.
Staff Engineer (May be filled as Engineering Specialist 4)
This position provides engineering services and makes engineering decisions for a section that supports the success of one or more of the District's strategic programs. This position is responsible for conducting canal and structure capacity studies; performing level of service evaluations of watersheds; performing flow rating analyses of spillways, culverts and pumping stations; analyzing and evaluating hydraulic and hydrologic data; maintaining and enhancing the District’s FLOW program; developing computer programs for hydraulic and hydrologic engineering computations; preparing or reviewing the hydraulic designs of water control structures, impoundments, canals and pipelines; managing contracts for engineering services; and developing effective working relationships with team members. State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) License is required.
Please refer to Job Reference: 2598BR for additional requirements, education and experience.
Lead Engineer (May be filled as either Senior Engineer OR Staff Engineer)
This position requires a seasoned professional engineer who will serve as a high-level technical expert for the Operations, Maintenance and Construction Division.
Delivering engineering services and decisions that contribute to the success of the District’s various strategic programs.
Leading and performing multi-disciplinary engineering inspections;
Being knowledgeable of construction methods;
Managing various inspection programs;
Attending standardization (STAN) team meetings;
Identifying and developing the scope and justification for capital projects;
Providing engineering support in the field by identifying & troubleshooting issues, determining recommendations, and assisting in timely execution of the solution so the water control infrastructure remains operational.
Interface with Procurement and perform contract, project and program management.
Reviewing of capital project designs, with a focus on operability and ease of maintenance, to ensure that constructed projects will function as needed in a cost-effective manner.
Documenting issues and resolutions by preparing reports and presentations.
In addition to working in the office, the candidate will be required to work in industrial settings with a wide variety of technology spanning 50 years to support operations of all District water control structures, pump stations, and administrative and maintenance facilities. The candidate is required to complete planned and unplanned field assessments and perform hands-on troubleshooting at various locations within the District’s area of responsibility, which includes 16 counties and over 750 water control facilities. State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) License is required.
Please refer to Job Reference: 2593BR for additional requirements, education and experience.
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