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The City of Fort Worth is searching for a visionary leader and effective manager for its Transportation & Public Works Traffic Management Division. The Engineering Manager position will oversee and lead all traffic signal operations and maintenance activities and be a pivotal player in the deployment of a state-of-the-art Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) that includes new controllers, new field software, new central software and a new Traffic Management Center (TMC). The Engineering Manager will also lead, plan, train, and review the work of subordinate employees responsible for the planning, design, inspection and contract administration of traffic related projects.
The Engineering Manager will provide best practice guidance in the development and implementation of operational and maintenance policies, procedures, goals and objectives and will make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures and will conduct a variety of operational studies. This position will also manage and report on the performance measurement of the quality of service, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of traffic operation activities in the areas of preventative maintenance, repair, replacement and delivery methods.
As a leader, this position will work with employees on the continuous improvement of transportation, planning, engineering, construction management services and traffic safety operations. This position will serve as the primary contact on issues and programs related to Traffic Signal operations, RR Safety and ATMS management and will function as the liaison for the Traffic Management Division with other divisions, departments and outside agencies.
Skills / Requirements
The following education and/or experience (or its equivalents) are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or a related field PLUS five (5) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience, including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility required. Preference may be given to higher levels of education, experience and certifications as they relate to the vacancy.
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills required. Position duties also require extensive public contact. Traffic signal maintenance, operations and design required, strong interpersonal leadership and excellent communications skills preferred. Thorough understanding of municipal government engineering desired.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 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 (6) months of employment required.
The Engineering Manager for Traffic Management will be required to drive to project sites to conduct visual inspections and be able to walk for extended periods of time while making these inspections. Possession of a valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record is required.
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