State of Florida
 Fort Lauderdale, FL

Requisition No: 516461

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55000334

Salary: $36,369.31 - $47,324.99

Posting Closing Date: 12/08/2021



406 / District Construction



CONTACT PERSON: Sharon Singh Hagyan



The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development. For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

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 SSS.

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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Schedules and conducts compliance activities on assigned projects. Ensures compliance with procedures, laws, contract requirements and standard practices informally and with in-depth inspections and Quality Assurance Reviews (QARs). Identifies inconsistencies or deficiencies and guides/monitors corrective action. Identifies contractors’ eligibility for annual Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Contract Compliance reviews. Schedules and conducts data collection and analysis on selected contractors. Designs and applies comprehensive analytical methods to factually substantiate finds. Prepares data for Compliance Review meetings and the official report of findings. Recommends and monitors reconciliation actions as appropriate.

Monitors the compliance of stated contractual goals with the prime contractor and subcontractor on (location) projects. Reviews and evaluates compliance documentation and oversees the maintenance of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) project files and certified payroll files. Furnishes complete project files and attends/assists the District Compliance staff with Contractor/Consultant in-depth compliance reviews and (location) office audits. Communicates results of audits and reviews any irregularities that affect compliance to the Operations Engineer. Prepares all correspondence to contractors and Departmental personnel with regard to EEO, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Affirmative Action (AA) and On the Job training (OJT) compliance for each project. Attends preconstruction conferences to advise contractors of documentation requirements for EEO/DBE/AA/OJT, project onsite bulletin boards and Department actions taken in the event of non-compliance.

Assists in reviewing a contract's OJT schedule and appointment requests. Ensures official enrollment of trainees. Directly communicates with trainees regarding the program, pay, problems, etc. Closely monitors trainee accomplishments/time and enters various trainee data in tracking system. Provides information and assistance to the contractor regarding the recruitment of trainee candidates, the selection of job training classes and/or the establishment of new training classification. Reviews the periodic training reports. Assists Project Administrators, Inspectors and Contractors on submission of required documentation. Anticipates and works with contractors to prevent non-compliance with contract OJT requirements. Reviews contractor progress in attaining DBE utilization; recommends utilization changes. Reviews DBE payment data. Provides information and assistance to DBE firms and assists in Department sponsored DBE programs.

Provides technical assistance training. Develops training courses for field staff at location Construction Office covering EEO/DBE compliance and OJT. This will include providing handouts, directing, and conducting training sessions.

Communicates DBE compliance responsibilities to the Project Team. Receives and reviews DBE compliance documentation. Evaluates annually and at contract completion overall attainment of DBE compliance utilization. Conducts and reports associated DBE compliance reviews and monitor corrective actions.

Develops, maintains, and applies comprehensive and practical knowledge of related Federal laws, Florida Statutes, FHWA requirements, Florida Department of Transportation procedure and the operating practices of contractors and other Districts. Communicates with District staff observations, trends, problems, etc. and assists in achieving consistency and compliance of all program matters; completes various reports of work activities.

Collects and reviews the accuracy and thoroughness of EEO/AA compliance on Title VI and Title VIII activities in work units. Assists with public hearings or complaint activities as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and skill in using current computer programs. Knowledge of Department EEO and DBE compliance procedures. Ability to compose written correspondence, policies and procedures and various reports. Skilled in organizing files and preparing correspondence. Skill in oral and written communication and conducting field interviews. Ability to conduct program reviews to ensure compliance with applicable standards and guidelines. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to read, understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to collect and analyze data and documentation accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to advise and instruct Project Administrators and consultants on Department procedures and record-keeping requirements. Knowledge of Construction practices and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or its equivalent; 2 years’ experience in a related field can substitute for the high school diploma or equivalency.

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.

A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,268.80 will be added to the annual salary.

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 337

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 Act.

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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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.