Transportation Engineering Director

DUTIES:  • Preparation, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of a wide array of transportation related  studies including: transportation impact, corridor, feasibility, and parking • Review and interpretation of technical manuals including:  MUTCD, AASHTO, HCM, and ITE • Prepare traffic signal plans, timing plans, communication plans, and utility “make ready” plans for a variety of clients with an emphasis on NCDOT • Transportation assessments including:  signs, pavement markings, sidewalk conditions,  pavement conditions, and traffic signal operation • Prepare small scale roadway designs, construction documents and manage the construction for  small scale projects such as: traffic signals, roundabouts, turning lanes, and intersections • Project management including:  time, profitability, agency collaboration, and deliverables • Supervision and leading of professional and support staff

DESIRED SKILLS, CERTIFICATIONS and TRAINING: • Prefer bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a concentration in Transportation or in a related engineering curriculum and PE designation • Prefer five years’ experience in a traffic engineering or transportation planning field or comparable  • Applicant must be able to communicate with government officials, other engineering firms, the general public, attorneys, clients, and vendors    • Prefer familiarity with Synchro, MicroStation, CAD, AASIDRA, Trip Generation, word processing, database software, spreadsheets, and presentation software • Knowledge of professional manuals such as: MUTCD, HCM, AASHTO, and ITE Trip Generation   • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure and deadline-oriented environment

  • Ability to develop and understand the importance of client relationships • Must have a level of intuition that allows attention to details while keeping the big-picture goals in mind  • Ability to make public presentations and facilitate community meetings – sometimes in a hostile environment  • Ability to work in a team, collaborative environment, planning, organizing and prioritizing • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems • Ability to write technical, persuasive, informational and summary reports   • Ability to cost estimate, formulate proposals for clients, manage project scope and budgets, and understand profitability reports • Prefer familiarity with transportation government operations at the state and local level

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