A Traffic System Supervisor supervises staff, coordinates and supervises the organization and operational activities for the repair, maintenance, installation of traffic lights and signal systems and/or electronic equipment installation of traffic lights and signal systems. Traffic System Supervisors participates in the implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; recommends and implements resulting policies and procedures. This position also entails identifying opportunities for improving traffic signal and street lighting repair, maintenance, and installation. Supervisors regularly coordinate, plan, and review the work plan for assigned light and signal systems operations and activities. Finally, Traffic System Supervisors communicate with utility companies regarding future construction, installation, and repair of streetlights and traffic signals while coordinating equipment and material needs and allocates resources efficiently and effectively.
A Senior Project Manager is responsible for the quality of civil engineering work performed, client service, utilization of staff, marketing, reputation of the office, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for roadway engineering projects. Project Managers also plan, direct, and coordinate activities of transportation projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. This position also entails establishing work plans and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel, and directing and coordinating activities of Project Engineers, Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Also, Senior Project Managers oversee work involving the preparation of roadway and highway planning and design using local (State, County or City) standards at both conceptual and final design levels. Finally, Senior Project Managers represent their organizations as representatives at meetings, presentations, and public hearings/reviews relative to assigned projects. Finally, a Senior Project Manager assures that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints.
Highway Construction Project Managers oversee all aspects of the building process, working closely with engineers and architects to develop plans, establish timetables, and determine labor and material costs. Highway construction project managers are responsible for ensuring the project is completed on budget and within scope. They also hire and manage subcontractors and employees, gather permits, and ensure all aspects of the project are up to code. The main responsibilities of highway construction project managers are overall project planning, distributing resources, time management, risk management, creating benchmarks, managing the budget, managing staff, and managing relationships with key stakeholders.
TMC Supervisors act as an authorized representative of the permit holder with the sole job responsibility of Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS). Supervisors develop of temporary traffic and pedestrian control plans, which must address all aspects of the transportation system including pedestrian facilities and illustrate ADA compliance with all affected pedestrian facilities. Supervisors have due authority over all on-site employees, contractors and sub-contractors performing activities in the public right of way associated with this permitted project. Also, Supervisors must be on site during all hours of work where temporary traffic control is being utilized to direct traffic and/or when deliveries are being made to/from the job site. Finally, TMC Supervisors act as point of contact for all inspectors on all job sites associated with this permit for traffic/pedestrian control and hours of use of the right of way.
Maintenance Engineers, State DOT, are a specialized branch of civil engineering. Maintenance engineers work in conjunction with urban planners and other engineers in traffic management and transportation to look after the state of our highways. Maintenance engineers, State DOT, have a responsibility for monitoring planning schemes, construction and repair work. Their work is both office-based and on-site on public highways. The standard working week is 37 hours but there will be weekend and evening work required as well. Special clothing such as hard hats, strong boots and visible clothing is provided. The engineer will always carry tools and equipment on site visits. In general, jobs in highway maintenance require not only oversight of the actual condition of the roads but a duty to promote good relations with members of the public, parish councils and consultants.
Materials Engineers plan and evaluate new projects, consulting with other engineers and managers, prepare proposals and budgets, analyze labor costs, write reports, and perform other managerial tasks. They also monitor how materials perform and evaluate how they deteriorate, determine the causes of product failure and develop ways of overcoming such failure, and evaluate technical specifications, economic factors relating to the design objectives of processes or products, and the impact of materials processing on the environment. This position’s duties deal cross different engineering fields, such as mechanical, chemical, electrical, civil, nuclear, and aerospace Lastly, Materials Engineers supervise the work of technologists, technicians, and other engineers and scientists.