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Senior Transportation Engineer

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Yulee, Florida
$71,339.40–$108,551.48 Annually
Closing date
Nov 12, 2022

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Transportation Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
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Organization Type
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This position provides complex professional work ensuring proper application of Civil Engineering principles and techniques, for the Development Services Department. Position focuses on managing the engineering aspects of County Roadway and Traffic Operations, including traffic studies, design, maintenance, traffic control facilities and transportation planning programs. Ensures Department compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Performs related administrative and supervisory work as required.




  • Plans, manages, coordinates and supervises the transportation functions and programs of the Nassau County Development Services Department. Coordinates with professional, technical, supervisory and support staff; duties include instructing; planning, assigning and reviewing work; maintaining standards and coordinating activities as they relate to County transportation. Reviews the work of subordinate staff for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations; offers advice and assistance as needed. Provides technical support and engineering services to other departments in the County and assists as needed with the Capital Improvement Program. Assists in providing for the adequate training and development of division employees as assigned. Develops and recommends policies and programs for highway planning, design and maintenance; provides technical assistance for Development Services personnel; reviews highway, bridge and drainage structures; planning and design activities for conformance with Federal, State and County policies and standards. Assists the Development Services Director in preparing bid packages, requests for proposals, requests for qualifications including scope of services, specifications, contract documents, location maps, etc.; responds to requests for additional data and/or clarification; reviews bids and proposals and makes recommendations for award to the Development Services Director. Performs contract administration and management after award of contracts which includes; monitoring work performance and progress; directing contractors and consultants; coordinating work between various agencies involved with the projects; and reviewing and processing contractor/consultant invoices. Ensures department compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Assists in developing and administering division budgets as assigned; Reviews and approves invoices related to projects for payment. Coordinates division activities with other divisions, departments, agencies and utilities as required. Reviews technical documents as submitted by engineers and developers. Reviews traffic studies associated with traffic enforcement agreements; confers with consultants and makes recommendations to the Development Services Director. Develops and/or reviews proposed maintenance of traffic plans prepared by others for County projects involving road closures, lane closures and detour routes. Meets with developers and staff to discuss proposed projects. Prepares status reports as directed. Prepares exhibits to aid in Board decision making. Directs special projects as assigned. Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints. May be required to act as the Development Services Director in his/her absence. Performs a variety of routine administrative duties as required, which may include but are not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, attending and conducting meetings, etc. Prepares, processes and submits various documents, survey exhibits, engineering drawings, blueprints, contracts, permits, various reports, memos, correspondence, etc. Prepares agenda items for Development Services Director’s review. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Board of County Commissioners, County Attorney, subordinates, County employees, developers, engineers, contractors, consultants, municipal personnel, various other Local/State/Federal agencies, vendors and the general public.



This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant field and five (5) years or more of engineering and/or engineering service management experience, traffic engineering experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Experience in working in roadway design, project management or construction management is preferred.  Must possess a Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Florida and remain licensed.   Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.   




The annual range for this position is $71,339.40 - $108,551.48. The County provides a comprehensive benefits program and participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and has a 3% employee contribution requirement. Voluntary supplemental 457 deferred compensation retirement is also available. For additional benefit information, visit:




Nassau County is a Drug Free Workplace; This position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference in accordance with applicable laws.




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