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Hillsborough County Government

Prof Engineer I (#PE1CSBS) CSBS
$26.97-$44.10 Hourly / $4,674.80-$7,644.00 Monthly / $56,097.60-$91,728.00 Yearly


Performs licensed entry level professional engineering duties involving the planning, project management and development, design, construction, maintenance and operation of smaller public works projects and/or facilities.


Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.


  • 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.


  • Knowledge of the principles and practices for assigned functional area.
  • Knowledge of public works and facilities construction project management methods and practices.
  • Knowledge of computer modeling and computer aided drafting and mapping software and applications.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of land surveying.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations ordinances, and other professional sources of information pertaining to public infrastructures, building and zoning codes, environmental permitting and real estate.
  • Knowledge of field testing, sampling and investigative techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to 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 perform engineering calculations.
  • Ability to write technical reports.


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 one or more of the activities described below.

  • Manages or assists in the management of one or more phases of a public works or developer project, or several phases of a smaller project.
  • Assists with the management of the capital improvement program (CIP) award and procurement.
  • Signs and seals engineering documents.
  • Assists with the management of public works or developer project closeout activities.
  • Assists in the administration of a public works project.
  • Reviews engineering documents, or supervises a small engineering staff that review engineering documents as part of an environmental permitting or compliance program.
  • Assists in developing staffing requirements and budgets.
  • May supervise the work of professional and technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work; providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Reviews project pre-design, definition, and scope of services for cost optimization statutory and regulatory compliance and makes recommendations.
  • Develops parts of large or all of small scale project goals, objectives, strategies, policies, procedures and budgets.
  • Conducts pre-bid/preconstruction conferences, public meetings issues construction notice to proceed and initiates work orders.
  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects.
  • Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: PE1CSBS; EST: 6/28/2015; REV: ;