The Austin Transportation Department’s Active Transportation and Street Design Division has an opening for full-time Street Designer position, Graduate Engineer A to develop projects that improve mobility and safety for bicycling, walking, safe routes to schools, and transit priority projects.
This position will assist with the implementation of the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan through supporting the implementation of multimodal mobility and safety projects. The Division focuses on the planning, design and implementation of bicycle, pedestrian, safe routes to school, and transit priority projects as well as education and encouragement programs that promote walking and bicycling. This position will develop, publically vet, scope, and support the installation multimodal mobility and safety projects. This position will be part of a ten-person team to coordinate delivery for a large volume of projects in a deadline-driven environment. A significant portion of projects will be funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
Graduate Engineer A will perform the following specific duties for a diverse array of projects:
These projects will be to create on-street facilities (protected and conventional bicycle lanes, median refuge islands, pedestrian friendly geometry, transit queue jumps, rain gardens, etc.) with a focus on innovative design in a largely in retrofit environment.
The ideal candidate will bring the following preferred qualifications:
Graduate Engineer minimum qualifications include a degree in engineering or related field (inclusive of planning, urban design and landscape architecture).
To apply and be considered for this position, complete the on-line application and attached a resume and cover letter at https://www.austincityjobs.org/hr/postings/76114