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May 2018

Chief of Engineering and Construction Management (City Engineer)


$85,465.80 - $139,535.88 Annually


Jacksonville, FL

Job Type

Appointed Official


Public Works

Job Number




Job Description

This position reports to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for the planning of and the engineering of public works projects, including all water, wastewater, water reclamation, sanitation facilities and solid waste disposal facilities projects; the oversight and administration of city construction standards and specifications; and traffic engineering services for the Consolidated Government.

Examples of Work
  • Provides leadership and support to the Engineering and Construction Management Division.
  • Establishes design guidelines and policies for vertical/building projects and proposed improvements to the City Right-of-Ways.
  • Reviews and evaluates requests for design services RFP.
  • Reviews requests for qualification submittals.
  • Assists in budget preparation.
  • Meets with City Council to keep them abreast of construction projects.
  • Assigns responsibility, takes corrective action, demonstrates leadership and evaluates, develops and motivates employees.
  • Supervises with facts, focuses on results, provides clear direction, and encourages innovation.
Open Requirements/Supplemental Information
  • The Chief shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
  • Must be registered by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer - PE licenses from other states are NOT acceptable per City Ordinance. 
  • Must have at least five (5) years experience as an engineer in the public works field or in private industry.
  • A valid state Driver's License is required prior to employment and must be maintained.
  • Must qualify prior to employment, obtain and maintain during employment a City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification.

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If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge.  You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here:  http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference
If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
Division of Benefits and Assistance
9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214
St. Petersburg, FL  33708

AgencyCity of Jacksonville

Address117 West Duval Street, Suite 100

Jacksonville, Florida, 32202

Phone(904) 630-1287 


We want to let you know that Nease High School in St. Johns County School District is seeking a second Engineering Teacher in the Stellar Academy of Engineering beginning in the 2018-19 school year.  The first day of work for new teachers is July 31, 2018.  We have a process in place to facilitate people from the industry who don’t have a teacher’s certificate to begin working and then obtain that certification.  To qualify, applicants would have to have at least six years in the engineering field.  It could be a combination of work and college.  Ex. 4 year’s college degree in Engineering and 2 years working in Engineering, 6 year’s of education earning a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering degree and 0 year’s working in the field, etc.  For people entering the teaching profession in this manner, you need to take 4 courses in education by the end of your third year of teaching.  This can be done on-line for free.  Fortunately, we have an experienced, excellent teacher remaining at Nease to be a resource to the new teacher.  We also have a Career Specialist at Nease who acts as a support person for all Career and Technical Education teachers. 

Students in this program over the course of 4 years can take the AutoCad Users, Revit and Inventor Industry Certifications.  They participate in many projects working in teams and compete among themselves and with students from other schools in our district and beyond.


To review the course frameworks for this program, go to http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/career-tech-edu/curriculum-frameworks/2018-19-frameworks/engineering-technology-edu.stml.

Click on Engineering Pathways – 9400300.

When you open the frameworks, you will see the courses the students will take each year.  Some will be taught by this position and some by the other Engineering Teacher.  Decisions on who will which teach which course are determined by the administration based on the skill set of the two teachers.


1                              Introduction to Engineering Design - 8600550

2                              Principles of Engineering - 8600520

3                              Civil Engineering and Architecture - 8600590

4                              Engineering Design and Development - 8600650


  • A.      Annual salary range is $38,000 - $49,750 based on education and year’s experience. (Remember teachers are off for two months in the summer, two weeks in December and a week in March or April.)
  • B.      Total work days per year = 196
  • C.      Hours per day officially is 7.5 hours, though most teachers spend additional time at work or at home preparing for lessons, grading papers or projects, etc.
  • D.      This is a full time/permanent position.
  • E.       For those already in the teaching field, they would need the Industrial Arts or Technology Education Certification for grades 6 – 12.
  • F.       APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MAY 10, 2018.
  • G.      To apply, go to http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/jobs/ and click on the Applitrack icon, then either External Applicants, if not already teaching in St. Johns County School District, or Internal Applicants, if you are already teaching in the school district. Then click onStart an application for employment.  The position number for which you would apply is Job #: 5271.  The Job Title wording will say Instructional Certified High, but position 5271 is specifically for the Engineering teacher at Nease.


If you have additional questions about the position job duties, you may contact Jaime Combs.  It will not help to send her your resume or with the actual application process.  That all has to be done on-line through our Human Resources Department.  We hope this will help you or others determine if this is a position you wish to seek




Jaime Combs

Academy Coordinator | Nease High School

904.547.8306 | jaime.combs@stjohns.k12.fl.us |http://www.neaseacademies.com



APRIL 2018

Amore Engineering, Inc. Structural Engineers Structural Engineer Position: Amore Engineering is committed to providing high quality structural engineering services to our clients as well as providing a professional and pleasant workplace for our employees. We believe in working to live, not living to work. We primarily provide professional engineering services for commercial, industrial, ecclesiastical, educational, and medical buildings, etc. We are looking for a registered structural engineer in the State of Florida with a minimum of 5 years of engineering design experience with at least a 4-year bachelor’s degree in structural engineering. Candidate requirements are as follows. • Competent usage of Microsoft Office Products and Bluebeam • Produce working drawings using AutoCAD and/or REVIT. • Understanding of construction means and methods. • Knowledge of how other disciplines (Architectural, MEP, & Civil) effect structural design. Demonstrate the ability to see a “whole” project and how the various disciplines are integrated. Explain a creative engineering solution. • Knowledge of computer modeling of structures and finite element analysis. • Good verbal and writing skills in English. • We are a paperless office. All project filing is kept on the computer network. The candidate must be organized and experienced with computer filing. • American Citizenship is required. Salaries offered are commensurate with experience, and we offer competitive benefits. (No head hunters need inquire.) Amore Engineering Inc. 2295 S. Hiawassee Road Suite #415 Orlando, Florida 32835 Send resumes to gamore@aestructural.com No phone calls please.

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