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Prof Engineer II (#PE2GENU) GENU
$29.38-$46.63 Hourly / $5,092.53-$8,082.53 Monthly / $61,110.40-$96,990.40 Yearly


Performs licensed professional engineering work as the team lead for a small team or supervisory level involving the planning, project management and development, design, construction, maintenance and operation of public works projects and/or facilities.


Three years of post-registration experience as a Professional Engineer.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Registration in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain a Professional Engineer's license in the State of Florida within six 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.


  • Knowledge of the principles and practices for assigned functional area.
  • Knowledge of large and/or complex 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 federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances, and other professional sources of information pertaining to public infrastructures, building and zoning codes, environmental permitting and real estate.
  • 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.
  • 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.


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.


  • Manages and is responsible for one or more phases of large public works or developer projects.
  • Manages the capital improvement program (CIP) award and procurement.
  • Signs and seals engineering documents.
  • Manages public works and/or developer project closeout activities.
  • Oversees a public works project/program.
  • Provides expert testimony in the environmental permitting appeal process.
  • 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.
  • Independently approves and negotiates  development activities and conditions with engineers and developers.
  • Serves as expert advisor on construction projects to technicians and engineers on complex design/construction problems. 
  • 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 duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document.


CLASS: PE2GENU; EST: 12/30/1993; REV: 8/26/2013;