The Snohomish County Department of Public Works is looking for a dynamic and highly qualified traffic/transportation engineer to fill an Engineer IV position with the Traffic Operations team, a workgroup within the Transportation and Environmental Services (TES) Division. This team is responsible for operations, safety and mobility of Snohomish County's roads, operating and maintaining traffic signal/intelligent transportation systems (ITS) for the County and other local agencies, and providing specialized traffic engineering support for capital projects and developments within the County.Under the direction of the Traffic Engineer, the Engineer IV will lead and manage advanced and complex professional engineering work, including but not limited to: signal operations, signal and ITS design, traffic management system design and deployment, transportation planning, traffic safety and access management. The Engineer IV will also be responsible for managing the County's Road Safety Plan, corridor studies and any other County initiative programs and projects involving Public Works. The Engineer IV will be the key technical resource for the group to plan and conduct research in specialized areas in traffic engineering for the purpose of improving, extending or validating precedents, data, methods or techniques. This position leads a team of five staff, will serve as liaison with other divisions, consultants, outside agencies and the public, and will provide recommendations and technical assistance to County management.The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in:
In addition to the Traffic Operations team, the TES Division includes teams responsible for transportation planning , prioritization and programming of County road activities, performing environmental reviews of projects and communication with the public about Public Works' projects.Public Works is the largest department in the Snohomish County government with approximately 600 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents, and monitoring surface water issues. You can read more about the Public Works Department and the Transportation and Environmental Services division at our website.Snohomish County offers outstanding benefits and competitive wages, pension, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, employee personal and professional development, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference to the citizens we provide services to. Snohomish County is thriving and is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career at Snohomish County.A Professional Engineering (PE) license is required for this position. This is a FLSA exempt position.
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