Assists in the design and operation of transportation infrastructure while regularly coordinating with the Public Works Street division. Manages capital transportation projects, provides development review input, and assists the engineering division management.
Oversees the design of street improvement, intersection safety, and bicycle and pedestrian facility projects.
Investigates and answers questions on matters related to transportation and capital projects.
Provides engineering support to the Public Works Street division as it relates to their asset management plan (e.g., pavement, sidewalk, guardrail, etc.) and day to day operations.
Leads the development of an annual high crash location report and tour to identify opportunities to improve safety throughout the City.
Manages consultant service contracts for the design of transportation projects.
Provides technical support and guidance to planning staff through site plan review, and assistance in the review and approval of grading permits.
Attends meetings, as needed, to discuss transportation projects with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Commission, Board of Public Works, Redevelopment Commission, Traffic Commission, MPO committees, and other boards or commissions as needed.
Manages staff within the Transportation and Traffic Engineering Services division as directed by the Transportation and Traffic Engineer.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE - Minimum knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Thorough knowledge and ability to utilize accepted transportation engineering principles and practices.
TRAINING/SKILLS - Experience using traffic simulation programs and using AutoCAD with Civil Engineering applications for project design. Familiarity with intelligent transportation systems, traffic signal operation and equipment, and work zone traffic safety is preferred. Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Creative Suite, and GIS software. Experience with asset management software beneficial. Demonstrates effective leadership and communication skills.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS - Engineer in Training Certification is required. A Professional Engineering License is preferred. International Municipal Signals Association (I.M.S.A.) credentials or the ability to receive such certifications within one year is desired. Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Employee in Responsible Charge (ERC) certification or the ability to receive such certification within one year.