The City of Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is seeking an innovative engineer to consult and lead one of our engineering operations groups within the Smart Mobility Division. This is an exciting opportunity to plan, organize, and implement/support emerging mobility engineering solutions that enhance mobility for all modes of transportation – motorists, transit, bicyclists, micromobility, and pedestrians.
The ideal candidate is proficient in transportation engineering operation and safety, has an in-depth understanding of local and national engineering 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.
The ideal candidate will be a versatile professional engineer and project manager with the following knowledge and abilities:
The ideal candidate will be a versatile engineer, 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.
To apply and be considered for this position, complete the on-line application in full and attach a resume and cover letter here: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/86158
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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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