Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesPerforms expert level engineering work requiring a professional certification. Acts as the subject matter expert in traffic engineering related areas as outlined above and below; serves as enterprise-wide engineering project managers; provides leadership and supervises professional, technical and support staff. General duties include:
For traffic engineering: All following items may be direct responsibilities and/or involve supervision of subordinate staff for the same.
Duties assigned are generally complex and may be of substantial intricacy. Work assignment is performed within an established framework under general instructions but requires simultaneous coordination of assigned functions or projects in various stages of completion. Supervises the work of lower level engineering staff.
Knowledge: Knowledge of current engineering principles and practices applicable to assigned function; familiarity with traffic engineering standards and principles; AutoCAD and traffic engineering software as well as standard word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the public, commissions, City Council, and city staff regarding transportation projects and issues; make decisions and solve complex technical problems; interpret codes and criteria; use computer design and optimization software in engineering projects; work effectively and collaboratively with other employees, outside agencies, and citizens.Skills: Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Skills in the use of field and office engineering instruments and equipment.
Physical Demands: Light to sedentary physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 15 pounds; occasional lifting and carrying; frequent walking and standing for field work and meetings; vision to read and interpret reports and other written documents as well as produce design work; hand/eye coordination for operation of computer keyboard and engineering instruments; hand/foot/eye coordination to operate motor vehicle; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.Work Environment: Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment with occasional outdoor work including exposure to varying weather conditions, noise and dust, and traffic and electric hazards.Equipment Used: Computer and engineering instruments; electronic components; motor vehicle.This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
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