Senior Traffic Engineers supervise the activities of assigned engineering and administrative staff and oversee the design of signing and striping, traffic control, traffic signal timing, traffic signal and intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and the preparation of project reports, plans, specifications, estimates, grant applications, progress reports, and other technical documents. Senior Engineers also perform traffic and transportation research, analysis, planning, and design. This position includes monitoring the work of consultants/contractors performing traffic/transportation engineering, preparing or assisting in the preparation of division budgets, and making presentations to various stakeholders.
Traffic Operations Engineers assist in coordinating traffic and transportation engineering activities including traffic control systems, street design, neighborhood traffic management, and development review of traffic and transportation issues as well as projects and programs for the purpose of improving traffic flow, increasing roadway and intersection capacity, reducing traffic accidents and promoting neighborhood traffic management. Engineers also participate in the preparation of complex transportation planning and traffic engineering plans, designs, specifications, and cost estimates, coordinate and review the work of project consultants, and direct technical functions in the design, acquisition of right-of-way and construction of transportation facilities. This position also entails directing the collection, analysis and interpretation of traffic data and survey results for accuracy in uses such data for technical studies, planning and setting goals. Finally, Traffic Operations Engineers coordinate activities with others including developers, governmental and private agencies, consultants, architects, contractors, vendors and the general public.
Traffic Operations Managers plan, organize, oversee, coordinate, and review the work of staff performing difficult and complex professional, technical, and administrative support related to all programs and activities of traffic systems and infrastructures, including long- and short-term project planning, design, construction, maintenance, operations, and other programs. Traffic Operations Managers also engage in project planning, installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of traffic and transportation systems, infrastructure, budget, and equipment. The position further entails developing and standardizing procedures and methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services, projects, and activities, assessing and monitoring workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships, identifying opportunities for improvement and recommends to directors. Finally, Traffic Operations Managers supervise program and project development for all traffic modes, neighborhood and arterial traffic operations, high collision analysis, traffic operations, investigation and implementation activities, and traffic project design delivery and perform forensic traffic engineering including standards compliance, traffic accident investigations and providing expert testimonials.
Deputy Public Works Directors guide project, program, and contract administration relating to public works activities, with attention given to departmental policies, procedures, and scheduling of infrastructure extension and maintenance. Directors determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow through planning and implementation of construction, maintenance, and operational activities designed to provide quality public facilities and infrastructure. The position also includes conducting various analyses and inspections of facilities and infrastructure to develop programs, training and supervising employees, and formulating short and long range plans including transportation, street, water, sewer, drainage, facilities and park maintenance as assigned.
The Pedestrian Mobility Coordinator serves as the initial point of contact regarding active transportation issues, assesses bicycle and pedestrian needs by compiling and analyzing data and coordinating active transportation planning activities, and promote bicycle and pedestrian mobility and safety for all residents. The Coordinator also installs and removes bicycle and pedestrian counters as required, downloads and analyzes data obtained from bicycle and pedestrian counters, collaborates with planners to review projects for active transportation considerations. The position also includes recommending policies and programs to promote and enhance active transportation, planning, organizing, coordinating and participating in the development, administration, and evaluation of various mobility programs. Finally, Pedestrian Mobility Coordinators communicate orally and in writing about active transportation needs, concerns and resources, maintain cooperative working relationships with public agencies, and coordinate bicycle and pedestrian safety program activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations, and prepare and distribute educational information and promotional activities to the public.
Coordinates bike, pedestrian, and transit mobility; and the planning, implementing, and evaluating of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs. Typical job responsibilities include:
- Planning, implementing, and evaluating TDM programs: marketing campaigns, media campaigns, bike/pedestrian safety education, employer TDM programs, outreach, walking/biking events, open streets events and Safe Routes to School programs.
- Taking responsibility for every aspect of project management, including managing budgets, schedules, scopes of work, and client service.
- Managing the work of team members (both colleagues and sub-consultants) for a successful outcome.
- Contributing to the development of proposals, statements of work, contract addenda, and scope change.
- Managing the production of materials and incentive items, including content development, managing the client review process, and working with the embedded graphic design team.
- Contributing to blogs, social media, and whitepapers.