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Senior Transportation Engineer

Company: Government Jobs
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The PositionAre you a passionate, highly skilled professional who is diligent and eager to work on a variety of projects and programs with a supportive and proactive team? Do you possess a robust project management skillset along with a customer service mindset? If this sounds like you, the Senior Transportation Engineer may be just the opportunity for you! Beaverton is growing at a rapid pace. Come join our team and help us manage this growth! The City of Beaverton Public Works - Engineering Division is excited to announce an open position for a Senior Transportation Engineer with a Transportation Engineering focus. This position manages the city's Transportation Capital Projects Program and performs project management duties requiring expertise in the area of professional civil and transportation engineering. Public Works - Engineering plays an integral role in helping the city achieve its visioning goals. We are responsible for the delivery of quality, timely and cost-effective public infrastructure for the city, including streets, sidewalks, bike facilities, and trails; water, sewer, stormwater and other city projects as needed. In this position, the incumbent will perform a variety of engineering program and project management duties requiring expertise in the area of professional civil engineering. Practicing engineering and performing duties as defined by State law, ORS 672.005(1) and OAR 820-005-0001 respectively, are essential to perform or direct the variety of engineering activities in this role. Finally, the incumbent will provide official Professional Engineer (PE) stamp approval for project work.This is an exempt Management 2 classified position. The classification of this position is Project Engineer 2. There is one vacancy.**A cover letter and resume is required with your job application submission.**Please note: Grammar and writing skills will be evaluated during the application screening process. Only required or requested documents are guaranteed to be considered. Additional supporting documentation included with your application may not be reviewed.ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSDepending upon assignment, the incumbent may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties: Develop, review, approve and implement Transportation program work plans, services, policies, procedures and reports for program management. Evaluate performance and program effectiveness and take action for improvement as necessary in coordination with the Transportation System Plan (TSP).Approve designs and/or manage consultants to successfully deliver engineering projects.Mentor and train staff to ensure city goals and objectives are met. Schedule, assign and review work. Provide opportunities for developmental training and performance coaching to employees. Advise the Director, City Manager, Mayor, City Council, and Boards and Commissions on transportation engineering issues. Analyze intergovernmental agreements, ordinances and other related documents for policy implication and provide written reports. Prepare and present technical reports to City Council, Boards and Commissions.Serve as a member of the division senior management team.Serve as a City representative on intergovernmental agency committees.Prepare, recommend and monitor budget and/or capital improvement plan for the Transportation capital projects program. Provide explanation for variances. Authorize payments to contractors and consultants.Perform review of engineering plans and project submittals. Adhere to the Development Code, Engineering Standards and other regulations and requirements such as the city floodplain ordinances and Clean Water Services standards.Respond to requests for information from residents, developers, consulting engineers or staff on technical issues requiring interpretation, design modification and variances.Provide direction and set standards for excellence in internal and external customer service. Promote professional and courteous behavior with a creative approach to problem resolution that creates a positive experience for the customer.Ability to travel as necessary to meet the needs of the position.Create a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity and inclusion.Assist in creating a positive and supportive work environment with a culture of teamwork and communication.Actively promote an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.Perform duties outlined in the Project Engineer 2 classification or other duties as assigned: Class Specifications.QualificationsAn ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can handle a variety of challenging projects while staying on track with schedules and adhering to budgets. They also will have a familiarity with civil and transportation engineering. The person in this role will need to be comfortable leading a diverse team of professionals in a range of disciplines. They will also be able to give presentations and work with the public and stakeholders to define and deliver capital projects.MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in engineering or related fieldTen years of civil engineering experience, including three years of experience in transportation engineering and two years of project management experience; ORA Master's Degree in a related field and eight years of civil engineering experienceValid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards.Valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering. Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants must obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.Ability to pass reference checks, education verification and satisfy the requirements of a background check.Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins.It is widely stated"and supported by studies"that candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city's talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described. CompensationWage Range: $7410.68 - $9929.98 monthlyWage rate will be determined depending on relevant work experience as outlined in the Equal Pay Act. The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; tuition reimbursement program available; public service loan forgiveness program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. For more information about the Job Application Process and to review the City of Beaverton's Statement of Nondiscrimination, please follow this link to the Selection Statement.Job DetailsSalary$7,410.68 - $9,929.98 MonthlyLocation City Hall, 12725 Millikan Way Beaverton, OR12725 Millikan Way Beaverton, ORJob TypeFull timeDepartmentPublic WorksJob NumberFY20/21-00539Closing date and time5/4/2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); TijuanaAgency infoAgencyCity of BeavertonPhone 503-526-2200 WebsiteAddress 12725 SW Millikan Way PO Box 4755 Beaverton, Oregon, 97005SDL2017

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