Engineer (Pavement Management Engineer)

Recruitment #1910-ENGNERUNP2-004



Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.


Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.


The Hillsborough County Public Works Administration is seeking a Pavement Management Engineer to be responsible for maintaining and developing Hillsborough County’s Pavement Management Program. This will include analyzing and producing a recommended annual network level resurfacing list for present year and 5 and 10 year projections based on available budgets. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in the management of pavement management projects. The candidate will need strong communication abilities and effectively working with others to determine agreeable solutions to issues. Ideal candidate will have the ability to lead a small team and will have extensive knowledge in program planning, project management and development, and oversight of design, construction, maintenance and operation of public works pavement projects and facilities.


Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer (active status) in the applicable discipline as required by the Florida Statutes Chapter 471.

(An applicant who holds a valid license to practice engineering in another state or territory of the United States, must meet current requirements to be licensed in the state of Florida as a professional engineer, and obtain the license within 6 months of employment) 


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.


  • Work is performed in the office and construction sites.
  • Requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, and stooping.


    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.  

    • Oversees pavement design, maintenance, repair and rehabilitation strategies, and is responsible for analyzing and identifying pavement rehabilitation techniques for project development and design.
    • Oversees field inspectors to complete condition inspections on a scheduled cyclical basis while following the ASTM D6433 PCI inspection process.
    • Trains and assesses field inspectors’ performance, as well as, performs and coordinates rut bar data collection.
    • Reviews haul routes and resultant deterioration, making recommendations for repair and working with contractor / operator to correct deficient conditions.
    • Provides contract administration including creating work orders, tracking progress, approving invoices and working with consultants to maintain the continuity of service of the contract.
    • Investigates and responds to citizen inquiries about resurfacing and road conditions.
    • Manages and is responsible for one or more phases of large public works projects.
    • Manages the resurfacing capital improvement program (CIP) award and procurement.
    • Signs and seals engineering documents.
    • Manages public works project closeout activities.
    • Oversees a public works project/program.
    • Conducts pre-bid/preconstruction conferences and other meetings as required.
    • Recommends staffing requirements and budgets.
    • Supervises the work of professional and technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
    • Evaluates bids for consultant performance.
    • Develops large and complex project goals, objectives, strategies, policies, procedures and budgets.
    • Serves as expert advisor on resurfacing construction projects to technicians and engineers on complex design/construction problems.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


    • Knowledge of the principles and practices for assigned functional area.
    • Knowledge of pavement management or similar asset management systems. Must be able to plan and implement GIS analysis and map outcomes, produce pavement condition data and other related map documents.
    • Knowledge of IRI and vehicle and hardware requirements to obtain rutting and profile data.
    • Knowledge of pavement design and rehabilitation including flexible and rigid pavements, based on Florida Department of Transportation design criteria.
    • Knowledge of inspection processes and techniques, software and hardware.
    • Knowledge of pavement management, civil engineering, and environmental engineering principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of geographic information system (GIS) software.
    • Knowledge of MicroPaver software and manipulation.
    • Knowledge of large and/or complex public works construction projects and project management methods and practices.
    • Knowledge of computer modeling and computer aided drafting and mapping software and applications associated with pavement management.
    • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances, and other professional sources of information pertaining to public roadways, infrastructures, and environmental permitting.
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of land surveying.
    • Knowledge of county comprehensive planning, capital improvement projects and growth projections.
    • Knowledge of field testing, sampling and investigative techniques and procedures related to pavements.
    • Ability to develop scopes of work and special conditions for design and construction contracts and maintain relationship with pavement management consultants.
    • Ability to develop and utilize computer applications for engineering modeling, design, drafting, and mapping.
    • Ability to manage, train, schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate assigned staff.
    • Ability to comprehend and apply engineering, scientific and technical principles and methods to plan, formulate and carry out programs and policies.
    • Ability to write complex technical reports.
    • Ability to review, sign and seal the subordinate staff works.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external entities with considerable interpersonal and managerial skills. Excellent people skills and a firm understanding of the pavement management program are a must.



      We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

      • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
      • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
      • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
      • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

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      Veteran’s Preference:

      Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

      Equal Opportunity Employer:

      Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

      Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

      Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

      Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

      Response/Recovery Activities:

      Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*