The purpose of this position is to provide oversight of the City’s traffic engineering duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Public Works Department that provides a safe, efficient, and properly maintained transportation infrastructure for the citizens and businesses in the City, in accordance with Federal, State and City standards
The following duties are representative of the range of duties performed under this job classification. Individual employees may only perform a subset of the duties listed. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive:
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
•Determine scope and/or reviews traffic studies prepared by outside entities for site development/site impacts.
•Review zoning and variance applications for traffic and transportation impacts as well as right of way impacts.
•Attend Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeal, and/or City Council Meetings as needed; Review Land Disturbance Plans and/or Building Plans for traffic and transportation impacts as well as right of way impacts.
•Develops & reviews signal timing-timing parameters for new installations; analyzes traffic count data; evaluates existing signal timings.
•Performs traffic calming studies; recommends traffic calming solutions to management; ensures traffic calming devices are in compliance with applicable traffic control device regulations, standards, and specifications; presents traffic calming presentations as necessary.
•Performs crash data analysis and developed crash diagrams; develops and maintains top accident location list, recommends solutions, and monitors results.
•Prepares or oversees the preparation of technical drawings, schematics and installation plans for traffic control devices.
•Receives and responds to traffic and transportation concerns and issues and determines and recommends appropriate resolutions to maintain positive community/customer relations for the Department and City.
•Formulates policies and procedures for the department; reviews, amends, and updates department policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and standards.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in civil or traffic engineering or a closely related field with a minimum of 4-years recent experience in traffic or transportation engineering. A minimum of two years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination or education and experience. A valid Certificate of Engineer in Training (EIT), and Georgia Driver’s License.
Other Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in traffic or civil engineering; A valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in Georgia; Certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE); Five (5) years experience in traffic and transportation engineering with at least three (3) in a management or a supervisory position; Municipal traffic-related experience.