• Active Transportation/Vision Zero Sr. Engineer (Sr. Traffic Engineer) (2 positions)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 10:16 AM)
    Req ID
    2018-15625
    Dept
    Traffic Division
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    Btd Traffic Management
    Salary Min
    70,084.99
    Salary Max
    96,911.27
    Union
    AFJ
    Openings
    2
    Contact Email
    Jane.Calobrisi@boston.gov
  • Overview:

     

    This is a provisional appointment.

     

    Under the director of the Commissioner or designee, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is seeking a highly motivated Active Transportation/Vision Zero Senior Engineer to work on projects that will realize the City’s vision to create streets and public spaces that are vibrant, multi-modal, resilient, and technologically advanced. The selected individual will work to lower the number of fatal and serious crashes on Boston’s roadways and increase the number of people bicycling and walking in the City.

    Responsibilities:

    Key responsibilities will include:

     

    • Prepares concept designs, engineered / technical drawings, and stamped plans for pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
    • Reviews proposed engineered designs for bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
    • Prepares engineered / technical drawings to develop design standards for simple interventions such as “daylighting” and crosswalk installations.
    • Ensures accuracy of striping and sign installation.
    • Develops and provides input on traffic signal timing and phasing plans.
    • Analyzes crash data and identifies potential safety countermeasures.
    • Conducts feasibility studies to recommend layout, design, and placement of traffic control devices.
    • Provides comprehensive review of plans, reports, and traffic impact studies developed by teammates, consultants, and/or other public agencies to ensure safe and efficient travel for all modes.
    • Attends public meetings as a representative of the Department and provides presentations and share project information.
    • Reviews and responds to constituent requests in a timely and professional manner.
    • Directs and supervises other engineers’ activities.
    • Performs related duties as required

     

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • Four (4) years of traffic engineering experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
    • Working knowledge of NACTO’s Transit, Street, and Urban Bikeway Design guides, MassDOT’s Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide, Boston Complete Streets Guidelines, MUTCD, and relevant AASHTO and FHWA guidelines.
    • Working knowledge of Synchro, SimTraffic, and AutoCAD software packages.
    • Experience in successfully completing traffic engineering projects such as sign and pavement marking plans, safety studies, pedestrian and bicycle facility projects, complete streets design projects, intersection design projects, and designing and implementing “rapid-response” installations using measures such as lane markings, flex posts, and traffic signal timing changes
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate is preferred.
    • Experience working in multi-disciplinary outcome-oriented teams.
    • Experience working with diverse communities.
    • Ability to collaborate with a diverse range of public agencies, private consultants, and community groups;
    • Proven research, writing, oral, and graphic presentation skills.
    • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.
    • Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator License is required.

    THIS POSITION MAY REQUIRE EMPLOYEE TO ATTEND OCCASIONAL EVENING AND/OR WEEKEND MEETINGS and/or SITE VISITS IN SUPPORT OF POSITION’S DUTIES.

     

    BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

     

    Terms:

     

    Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/ RA-19A

    Hours per week: 35

     

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

     

    The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.

     

    The City of Boston encourages AmeriCorps alumni, Peace Corps alumni, and veterans to apply for employment. The City believes national service alumni and veterans have unique transferable skills, such as being dedicated and mission oriented. Therefore, Boston is providing them the opportunity to share how these skills can be applied in the City workplace. Please note that preference will not be given to national alumni in the hiring process. The inclusion of this statement on the City of Boston Career Center is to highlight the value that national service alumni can bring to the workplace.

     

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