The City Traffic Engineer is a division manager and will manage the Traffic and Mobility division which includes traffic engineering, traffic signal systems and transportation planning services. The Traffic and Mobility division is supervised by the Transportation Director.
Under general direction, plan, organize and direct the Traffic and Mobility division to perform highly complex traffic engineering work in the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations of transportation related facilities.
Manage the Traffic and Mobility division which includes a staff of eight and lead the division in the delivery of the services noted below. Current staff in the division includes Civil Engineers, Traffic Engineers and Transportation Planners.
Services and responsibilities of the position and the division include following:
Serve as the lead support staff member to the Traffic Safety Commission and as the chair of the Traffic Safety Coordinating Committee.
Develop and administer the division budget; evaluate staffing needs, equipment, materials, and supplies with key management staff; monitor and approve expenditures.
Prepare written reports on traffic engineering-related projects. Represent the city in the community and at professional meetings as required.
Coordinate Traffic Engineering activities with those of other departments, governmental agencies and other outside organizations; resolve problems and complaints.
Negotiate complex agreements. Prepare, review, and interpret agreements and contracts and prepare for signature.
Coordinate and/or participate in overall transit planning, long-range transportation planning, special planning/development studies and overview of private development traffic impacts.
Collect, analyze data, conduct special studies, and perform other work necessary to maintain an up-to-date inventory of traffic control devices, streets, and related transportation elements. Traffic engineering work involving the design and installation of various transportation facilities such as traffic lighting, traffic channelization, traffic control/calming devices, bikeways, walkways and providing for traffic safety in accordance with established city standards; review and sign plans and work orders; review and approve plan revisions.
Oversee the planning, design, installation, maintenance and operations of the city's 180 traffic signals and the associated Traffic Management Center.
Advanced traffic engineering principles and practices as applied to private developments and municipal public works.
Techniques for preparing designs, plans, specifications, reports, and recommendations related to public works projects.
City policies and procedures governing engineering operations.
Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures related to the engineering, development and construction of projects.
Principles, practices and techniques of public administration including budget and personnel administration.
Municipal operations as they relate to other city departments and divisions.
Principles and techniques of supervision and management.
California laws and regulations pertaining to traffic.
Perform technical traffic engineering work of a complex nature.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Supervise, train, and evaluate professional and technical staff.
Plan, organize, and direct the activities of assigned area of responsibility.
Interpret applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Develop and administer a division budget.
Prepare and analyze technical reports, statements, contracts and legal documents.
Maintain effective work relationships with staff, other governmental agencies, contractors and the general public.
Additional Salary Information: The city participates in the CalPERS retirement plan. Employees new to CalPERS.
Internal Number: 00602
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