This is a provisional appointment.
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION (essential functions of the job):
Under direction of the Director of Engineering, the Supervising Traffic Engineer supervises the Neighborhood Traffic Safety unit within the Boston Transportation Department’s Traffic Management & Engineering Division and manages traffic engineering design consultant and data collection contracts.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
WORK SCHEDULE: MONDAY – FRIDAY 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Required to work all emergencies as directed by the Commissioner or designee.
Five (5) years of full time, or equivalent part-time, traffic engineering experience, including experience in successfully completing traffic engineering projects such as: sign & pavement marking plans, traffic impact studies, safety studies, pedestrian and bicycle facility projects, complete streets design projects, traffic operations analysis, and/or intersection design project, of which two (2) years must have been in a supervisory capacity. Additional supervisory experience strongly preferred.
A Massachusetts Professional Engineer’s license is highly desired and preferred.
A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is highly preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required traffic engineering experience. Supervisory experience may not be substituted.
Demonstrated knowledge of the MUTCD, HCM, AASHTO, and Complete Streets guidelines as well as experience with Synchro, SimTraffic, and AutoCAD software packages.
Considerable ability to plan, schedule, supervise, and review work of subordinate personnel.
Working ability to prepare clear and concise reports, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to maintain harmonious relationships with co-workers, vendors, and members of the public.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to exercise sound independent judgment in planning, directing, and coordinating projects.
Ability to identify, plan, and prioritize job responsibilities and tasks and determine and implement project timelines.
Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
Must have and maintain a current Massachusetts driver’s license.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM1-10
Hours per week: 35