The Traffic Engineering Manager has the opportunity to join a forward thinking, creative and inspired team of transportation professionals committed to providing superior transportation services and high-quality multi-modal infrastructure. The Traffic Engineering Manager will apply their leadership, strategic planning and operational expertise towards the evolution of the Traffic Engineering Division into an innovative 21st century Center for Transportation and Traffic Engineering Excellence.
This position will be responsible for the management of signal operations, communication and network management, advanced level civil, traffic and transportation engineering work, including planning, reviewing and designing of traffic and transportation infrastructure to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicle, bicycle, pedestrian and transit traffic throughout the City of Arvada. The Traffic Engineering Manager is responsible for oversight of the asset management system of transportation infrastructure and assets including traffic signals, flashers, multi-modal facilities, signs, striping and markings. This responsibility includes advising on transportation policy; designing, maintaining and operating a safe traffic control system; coordinating transit service and evaluating new transit possibilities; seeking grant opportunities and securing funding for city capital improvement projects. This position supervises the Traffic Operations Engineer, Traffic Engineer and the Field Operations Supervisor and works closely with the City Engineer, the Mobility Planning & Innovations Manager, the Community & Economic Development Department and Police Department.
The Successful Candidate Arvada's ideal candidate is an established leader in the Traffic Engineering arena with a proven ability to develop and execute a progressive Traffic Engineering work program and overall strategy to usher the Division into a 21st century Center for Service Excellence. The Manager must be a flexible, persuasive, confident leader, with an ability to be firm and fair, with a clear understanding of the different components that make up the work of the Traffic Engineering Division. The candidate should possess superior people management and leadership skills to engage and motivate staff, instill trust and model the desired culture and work ethic. The Manager must be politically astute, an effective communicator, and be equally comfortable talking with staff, department directors, community members and presenting before the City Council and appropriate Commissions and Boards. The ideal candidate possesses expert knowledge of the industry best practices and technology and leverages that information to improve traffic management operations, service delivery, accountability and performance.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
The work environment/physical activities described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment with low noise levels. No physical effort above and beyond what is normally required for work primarily performed in an office environment. Occasional exposure to working in traffic and exposure to noise, dust and exhaust. Occasional visits are made to construction sites which may have large construction equipment, loud noise, pipeline trenches, and possible heavy truck and vehicle traffic.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE):
Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering or equivalent in related field and eight(8) years of experience in traffic/transportation engineering required with four (4) years as a Professional Engineer (PE). Two (2) years supervisory or lead engineer experience required. Valid Colorado Professional Engineering License required (or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment). Must possess a valid driver's license (and ability to obtain a Colorado license within 6 months of employment).
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification. Master's Degree in traffic or civil engineering or related field.
Internal Number: 2020-00057
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