Arlington County's Transportation Engineering & Operations (TE&O) Bureau of the Department of Environmental Services is seeking an Engineering Program Coordinator. This is a senior engineering position and will be part of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) group in TE&O. The primary function of ITS is to manage County's signal system and Streetlight system. The ITS unit is responsible for maintaining 296 traffic signals along with growing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure and approximately 7,350 streetlights, which can be controlled form the central system; and tracking/reporting outages for ~11,300 Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) streetlights. The team performs the design, construction, inspections, maintenance and operation of County Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic signals, and streetlights programs, and carries a portfolio of 30-40 capital projects comprising $30M at any given time.Specific duties include:
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to make technical language comprehensible to other DES colleagues, the County Manager's Office and Departmental staff, County Board members, civic leaders and local residents. The employee in this position will have excellent written skills and be able to produce presentations, technical reports, master plans, RFPs, and compliance reports.Additionally, this Engineer Program Coordinator will need to support trades managers and trades employees in daily operations as well as work directly with Professional Engineers and Budget Professionals in the County and with outside consulting firms and other jurisdictions.
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus extensive progressive experience in Civil Engineering performing signal design and/or utility operations, including at least two years of experience in project or program management of capital improvements.Substitution: Experience may not be substituted for the Engineering Degree requirement. A Master's Degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for one year of Engineering experience.Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following: