The Austin Transportation Department’s Transportation Engineering Division within the City of Austin has an opening for a full-time Supervising Engineer.
Under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, this position will perform highly complex engineering functions that include all aspects of transportation planning and engineering associated with zoning cases for new developments or redevelopments, site plans for new developments or redevelopments, planned unit developments (PUDs), and any other type of form of developments or re-developments. This position will lead and supervise a team of minimum six (6) engineers working in transportation development projects within the City of Austin.
Typical transportation development projects include multi-modal Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA), Active Modes Analysis, Transportation Demand Management, Transit Connectivity Analysis, Site Planning and Driveway design, Access Management, code compliance, and traffic safety analysis.
This position will lead the following duties for the City of Austin:
The ideal candidate will be a versatile engineer and supervisor, bringing the following preferred qualifications to transportation development projects and implement transportation system improvements to accommodate all users:
Minimum qualifications include graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity.
To apply and be considered for this position, complete the on-line application in full and attach a resume and cover letter here: http://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/76961
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