Pay Range: $100,346 - $130,450 annual compensation

Job Posting Closing on: Sunday, December 05, 2021

The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest-growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability) and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

The City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Department, Transportation Management Division, is searching for a dynamic and effective Engineering Manager to lead the Traffic Signal Section. The position will be responsible for the supervision, planning, design, contract administration, and implementation of traffic signal and intersection improvement projects and overseeing signal retiming program and Traffic Management Center.

This position also manages and reports the performance of service quality, responsiveness, efficiency, and effectiveness of the section engineering activities and serves as the primary contact on issues and programs related to Traffic Signals and collaborates with other divisions, stakeholders, departments, and outside agencies. 

The Engineering Manager job responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical leadership to engineers and technicians related to transportation engineering, traffic operations, traffic safety, signs and markings, traffic signal timing, and design. Lead, manage, supervise, coordinate, direct, and monitor the day-to-day activities of the section.
  • Prepare, administer, and manage the annual capital budget, contract, and contractors. Identify shortfalls, unmet needs, estimate unmet budgetary needs, and plan for budget accordingly. Program annual projects and work as it relates to teams' yearly activities.
  • Prepare and apply for grants related to intersection and signal projects.
  • Reviews and approve design plans and conducts field inspections. Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Preparation, research, and implement new technologies. Manage Traffic Management Center.
  • Coordinate with internal and external agencies on projects. Communicate with citizens and elected officials.
  • Participate in the preparation, prioritization, and implementation of Capital Improvement Projects, Bond Planning, and recommend projects.
  • Prepare revision of standards, details, processes, and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible Traffic Engineering experience
  • Two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility required
  • Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment.
  • A valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in signal design, maintenance, operations, implementation, and intelligent transportation systems.
  • Skills in Traffic Engineering software. Such as Synchro, SIM Traffic, MAX View, advanced traffic management software, signal performance software, etc.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Experience in creating/managing a budget, grant application, and capital projects.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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