Salt Lake City

  • TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER III- (MAYBE UNDERFILLED TO I OR II)

    Requisition ID
    2019-4275
    Department
    COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS
    Minimum Salary
    USD $34.05/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $46.49/Hr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

     

    JOB SUMMARY (including Examples of Tasks):

     

    Incumbents perform professional duties related to initiating and coordinating technical analysis related to multi-modal transportation in support of the City’s transportation goals. This is a career ladder designed to increase professional responsibilities over time.  Typical duties will include performing studies related to transportation system management and optimization and management of transportation projects. Serves as liaison to other city divisions and departments, advisory boards, community groups, governmental agencies and others concerned with transportation and traffic engineering issues; represents the City at public meetings; coordinates internal and external technical analyses, coordinates public outreach and input, and demonstration projects.  Position maybe underfilled to a I or II

     

    Position will remain open until filled and may close at anytime. First application reviews will take place on 8/23/2019.

     

    If you have questions before applying, please feel free to contact: Jessica 801-535-7733 or email: Jessica.Licciardi@SLCGOV.COM

     

    Responsibilities

     

     

     TYPICAL DUTIES: Transportation Engineer I

    • Under the direction of a section manager, prepares traffic studies and evaluates development proposals.
    • Prepares circulation plans and studies that may include capacity analysis, signal timing analysis, level of service calculations. 
    • Assists in the field collection of data and post-processing.
    • Investigates citizen requests for traffic analysis, traffic calming, signage, striping or other requests.
    • May work in conjunction with traffic technicians to collect and analyze data and support plans and studies.
    • Prepares preliminary recommendations of traffic control devices for review by the Traffic Engineer or Section Manager.
    • Prepares striping plans for review by Traffic Engineer or Section Manager.
    • Applies national and local standards to traffic engineering practice, including AASHTO, MUTCD, NACTO, and other adopted guidelines.
    • Prepares warrant studies for traffic control devices for review by Section Manager or Traffic Engineer.
    • Communicates results in a clear and effective manner.

    TYPICAL DUTIES: Transportation Engineer II (all of the above plus those identified in this section)

    • Provides engineering support to planning studies and works collaboratively in multi-disciplinary transportation projects.
    • Researches state of the practice on innovative approaches to traffic analysis, signal timing, signals, striping, paint, and other technical review to support multi-modal transportation.
    • Prepares mid to larger scale traffic studies in support of new development or redevelopment.
    • Works together with transportation planners to provide support to bicycle/pedestrian design, transit design and other measures of the complete streets program.

    TYPICAL DUTIES: Transportation Engineer III (all of the above plus those identified in this section)

    • May serve as a program manager for a specific topic area.
    • Prepares larger scale circulation and traffic studies.
    • Represents the division in public settings.
    • Represents the division with UDOT, WFRC, UTA and others.
    • Coordinates closely with Engineering.

    Qualifications

     

     

    Transportation Engineer I: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning or other closely related field, and possession of an Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate.

     

    Transportation Engineer II, Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning or other closely related field plus three years of experience.

     

    Transportation Engineer III, Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning or other closely related field plus six to eight years of experience, and registered as a Professional Engineer (PE). Education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis after Bachelor’s Degree.

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or Transportation Planning.
    • A Professional Engineer (PE) license.
    • Experience in transportation planning or transportation engineering.
    • Experience organizing and managing team efforts that involve multiple skills and perspectives.
    • Experience working with traffic analysis and micro-simulation software and geographic information system (GIS) mapping programs.
    • Experience in design of transportation facilities. 
     

     

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