City of Oakland Closing Date: September 21, 2018 at 11:59pm $117,853 - $144,704 Annually
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Supervising Transportation Engineer vacancy within the Department of Transportation. This position will lead the Major Corridors Multimodal Operations Section in charge of traffic signal design, planning, maintenance and operations. The City is looking for people who would gladly dedicate their time, energy and expertise to a community they love and an employer who values their talents. If that sounds like you, welcome to the City of Oakland!
Examples of Duties:
• Plan and supervise major transportation functions, including planning and design, construction, traffic operation and investigation • Review Environmental Impact Reports, final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements for form and accuracy • Supervise the preparation of annual and long-range street and arterial development programs, cost estimates, traffic surveys, accident analysis and traffic planning studies • Manage capital improvement projects; work with Caltrans and consultants on projects • Investigate and resolve citizen complaints pertaining to traffic engineering, signal design, signal timing design and related matters • Make presentations before concerned citizen groups • Investigate and respond to complaints, resolve disputes and answer questions from the public and developers • Provide technical support to committees; serve on inter-departmental and multi-agency committees; act as a consultant regarding transportation issues to City departments and state agencies • Train, supervise and evaluate subordinate staff • Respond to requests for information from the public, developers, City departments and agencies • Assist in the preparation and administration of the section's budget • Prepare and maintain records and reports • Perform related duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will be an experienced engineer who is adept with supervising a team of engineers and field staff. This person will possess strong technical skills in transportation and traffic engineering, with an emphasis on signal operations and timing, urban transportation, pedestrian safety and mobility. They will also possess the ability to convey engineering concepts and standards to non-technical constituents through strong interpersonal and communication skills which are required to work with the public, elected officials, business owners and outside agencies with tact and sensitivity.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, transportation or closely related field, five years of progressively responsible work experience in traffic or transportation engineering, including three years of supervisory or lead experience, a valid California Driver's License and possession of a Certificate of Registration from the State of California as a Professional Civil Engineer and as a Professional Traffic Engineer.
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS - Applications cannot be submitted without including the following TWO attachments: 1) A Certificate of Registration from the State of California as a Professional Civil Engineer. 2) A Certificate of Registration from the State of California as a Professional Traffic Engineer.
Candidates must submit applications through the City of Oakland’s career page. Applications received through any other means will not be considered. You may apply to the Supervising Transportation Engineer position through the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oaklandca/jobs/2197859/supervising-transportation-engineer