The Austin Transportation Department’s Transportation Engineering Division within the City of Austin has an opening for a full-time Engineer A, B, or C.
The City of Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is seeking an innovative person to lead our emerging Speed Management Program. This is an exciting opportunity to implement national best-practice Vision Zero principles to move toward zero deaths and serious injuries on the City’s transportation network.
The ideal candidate is proficient in transportation engineering safety, has an in-depth understanding of local and national speed management best practices, is comfortable with flexibility, can work in a bustling work environment, and can effectively communicate with the public and elected officials. This position requires simultaneously managing multiple projects, and the ability to shift from one project to another without sacrificing quality. It will benefit this person to have this knowledge, but at a minimum the candidate should have a strong desire to learn and absorb this information.
This position will work under general to limited supervision and include these primary responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will be a versatile program lead and engineer and bring the following preferred qualifications:
Minimum qualifications for the Engineer A position include graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.
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/80638
About Austin, Texas
Austin has long been known as a technologically advanced city, a place where new ideas go to be tested and adopted. Austin has enjoyed a robust and diverse economy for the past 10 years, with economic indicators regularly exceeding national averages. Austin metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing in the country, with a 2.9 percent increase in population in 2016. Austin, Texas has a population of 926,000, making it the 11th largest city in the country. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally dynamic cities, Austin was selected as the #1 Best Places to Live (US News and World Report 4/2017), # 5 Top 25 Future-Ready US Cities (Convention Management Association Convene Magazine, 2/2016), “Best City for the Next Decade” (Kiplinger), the “Best Places to Live in the US” (US News), the “Top Creative Center” in the US (Entrepreneur.com) and #1 on the “On Numbers Economic Index” as the fastest growing economy.
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