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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. 

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.
Follows updated 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.
Assists in preparing and presenting 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.
Assists in providing technical guidance and knowledge of the design process. Assists in completion of engineering assignments related to design processes, criteria evaluation, scope development and accurate estimate creation. Serves on Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for consultant design bid build, design/build projects, and alternative contracting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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; Knowledge of and skilled in interpretation of roadway design standards, specifications and criteria established or adopted by Florida Department of Transportation; Knowledge of project engineering and scheduling; Skilled in the engineering process for production of highway construction plans;
Skilled in communicating technical information verbally and in writing; Skilled in planning, organizing, and managing multiple work assignments; Ability to solve engineering related problems; Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships; Ability to apply engineering quantitative techniques in the area of highway design; Ability to use a personal computer (pc).