The City of Fayetteville is currently recruiting for a Deputy City Traffic Engineer to perform highly complex professional civil engineering work managing the operation and maintenance, capital improvement projects, and long-range project budgeting and planning of the Traffic Signal Unit of the Traffic Services Division of the Public Services Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Plan, prioritize, supervise and coordinate the work of professional, technical, and maintenance staff responsible for providing research studies and complex engineering computations for the Traffic Services Division. 2. Participate in the selection of professional, technical, and maintenance staff; provide and/or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. 3. Prepare or direct the preparation of reports and design documents, studies, specifications, engineering and survey plans, construction schedules, traffic analysis, project designs and construction details relative to individual projects. 4. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities of the Traffic Services Division, including budget for additional funding for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor expenditures; implement adjustments as necessary. 5. Investigate and respond to citizen and City Council's requests for transportation improvements; investigate complaints regarding roadway problems; answer questions and provide information to other departments, City Management and the general public. 6. Identify high accident locations; investigate and make recommendations for safety improvements at these locations; and assist in the development of proposed safety improvements; participate in a variety of activities requiring travel including inspection and analysis of traffic control devices. 7. Perform complex calculations in support of improving efficiency in the traffic system; input data into computer programs; prepare plans and specifications for geometric and traffic signal improvements. 8. Direct and manage capital transportation project development, including intersection and safety improvements from beginning to end; define project scope, goals and deliverables that support organizational goals in collaboration with the Senior Management Team and stakeholders. 9. Design new traffic signal layouts; review the designs of technical staff; perform and review traffic signal timing studies. 10. Assist with the selection, negotiation and management of professional services contracts; monitor contract compliance and status; inspect worksites to ensure progress and compliance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience in traffic research and analysis, project management including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in planning, electrical, civil engineering or a related field.
LICENSING & CERTIFICATIONS:
Required: Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license and ability to maintain insurability; registration as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina or ability to obtain within six months of date of hire.
Preferred: IMSA certifications in related field, Project Management Professional.
The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity at all levels of its workplace.
The City of Fayetteville reserves the right to close this job posting at any time without notice.
About City of Fayetteville
Located next door to Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield; 3-time All-America City winner (1985, 2001, 2011).
The City of Fayetteville's mission is to provide service that makes Fayetteville a better place for all by ensuring that the City is financially sound, provides a full-range of quality municipal services that are valued by its customers and delivered by a dedicated workforce in a cost-effective manner. In addition, it is the City's intention to have well-designed and well-maintained infrastructure and facilities. The City should also engage its citizens and be recognized as a state and regional leader.
The City's vision for the future consists of a set of value-based principles. These principles together create a vision of what the City wants to become. We want to ensure that Fayetteville's future includes a strong public safety system, livability, leisure and recreational opportunities, modern development standards, a vital downtown, full utilization of the Cape Fear River, a strong local economy, responsiveness to the citizenry, diversity based on our heritage, and a vibrant community.