APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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SALARY: $8,177.87 - $10,127.87 Monthly
The Ideal Candidate has a broad background in traffic engineering and transportation. The ideal candidate must be proactive, motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of the traffic engineering team. The individual should have a strong background in development review and plan checking, based in a strong, core understanding of traffic engineering and transportation planning principles and standards. The ideal candidate will also exhibit a desire to lead and develop skills in both project and personnel management. Candidates with additional expertise in traffic signal operations and systems, street lighting design, traffic safety studies and grant application development will also have ample opportunities to use those skills in collaboration with other staff.JOB SUMMARYUnder administrative direction, plans and designs major traffic projects including installation and maintenance of traffic control equipment and conducts traffic engineering studies.SUPERVISION RECEIVEDReports to: Transportation Manager
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAny combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of traffic and transportation engineering systems- Preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of traffic control projects - Traffic survey systems, methods and techniques - Traffic control standards of safety as related to traffic pattern design and specifications- Traffic controller systems and operational methods - California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) design standards as related to traffic signal, signing and striping and construction traffic control designs and specifications - Municipal code and zoning and subdivision ordinances - Project planning and implementation procedures - Project management methods- Budget development and control techniques- Software related to traffic engineering, project management, and word processing- Supervisory and personnel methods and practices- Effective customer service practicesAbility to: - Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of traffic control projects - Utilize data processing techniques to analyze traffic flow and capacity - Make comprehensive recommendations for engineering problem solutions - Oversee, plan and direct the work of others - Review and provide comments for plans submitted for private development - Analyze projects for feasibility, practicality and safety - Stay current on changing regulations and design standards - Develop workable local timing to be implemented in the field - Prepare and review traffic impact analysis and capacity reports - Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing - Organize projects and activities- Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines- Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Provide quality customer service Education: Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: Four (4) years related engineering experience, with two (2) years in traffic engineering or transportation planning. License/Certifications: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment.Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required. If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained with twelve (12) months of employment.SPECIAL CONDITIONSEmployees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: Four (4) years related engineering experience, with two (2) years in traffic engineering or transportation planning. License/Certifications: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment.Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required. If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained with twelve (12) months of employment.