Under administrative direction, is responsible for performing professional and supervisory work directing the activities of a Transportation Engineering section or division. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.
Essential Job Functions
Supervises and manages transportation engineering staff and projects in the development, design, construction, and maintenance of multimodal transportation construction projects that help implement the SA Tomorrow Multimodal Transportation Plan as well as the Vision Zero and SA Bikes Programs.
Provides information both verbally and in writing to the City Council or the general public regarding any concerns.
Advises other City departments on matters related to technical transportation engineering issues.
Reviews design plans, project specifications, and cost estimates submitted by staff; attends review meetings; and identifies and solves design problems; applies best practices in the design of urban transportation facilities for bicyclists and pedestrians and access for those with disabilities using the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) guides.
Develops policies for the section/division within the framework of any applicable regulations.
Develops programs to improve the efficiency of the division/section.
Approves plans and specifications for construction contracts that are inclusive of Vision Zero, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and micromobility; recommends the letting of contract; ensures that work is performed according to the provisions of the contract.
Develops design schematics, plan & profile drawings, and requests and evaluates consultant fee proposals; monitors and approves compensation for professional engineering services related to pedestrian, bicycle, and other construction projects.
Reviews all bid packages prepared by consultants; attends pre-bid conferences; analyzes bid results; makes recommendations on accepting/rejecting bids
Coordinates with diverse groups to deliver projects with multiple stakeholder agencies (State Departments of Transportation (DOTs), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), Public Works and/or Transportation Departments, etc.)
Develops and implements section/division budget; prepares scopes of work, independent cost estimates (ICE) and other tasks associated with procurement, contracts, and solicitations (e.g. RFP, RFQ, IDIQ, Sole Source, etc.) for the planning, design, or construction of projects.
Provides legal testimony.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college, university or engineering school approved by a State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
Six (6) years' experience in engineering.
No substitution for education allowed.
Licensed to practice engineering in the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer.
OR Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) from another state with the ability to obtain a P.E. license in the State of Texas within 6 months of employment.
Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
Experience using Microsoft Office, MicroStation Software, AutoCAD Software, Synchro Software, ESRI Products, and Street Remix.
Knowledge and experience with transportation engineering and implementing multimodal projects with an emphasis in the safety of vulnerable road users.
Experience with coordination and project collaboration with multiple departments, stakeholders, and agencies.
Effective communication and presentation skills with the public and outside agencies.
Extensive experience in developing project scopes and cost estimates for departmental capital programs to include Vision Zero, Bike Infrastructure Management Program (IMP), and Quiet Zones projects.
Extensive experience with the procurement of construction bid packages for department projects such as Vision Zero, Bike IMP and Quiet Zones as well as attend all pre-bid meetings.
Extensive experience in providing oversight and direction to City or Consultant Inspectors for projects.
Background and knowledge of alternative procurement delivery methods associated with construction of midblock crosswalks, bicycle infrastructure and other construction projects
Knowledge of federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA and ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)), Title VI, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) laws, guidance, best practices, and requirements for federal compliance on projects sponsored by federal agencies (pass-through and directly).
Familiarity with federal, state, and local standards, current trends, and best practices.
Knowledge and familiarity with bicycle and pedestrian safety programs and resources, such as Vision Zero®.
Experience working with federal sponsors (Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Department of Energy (DOE), Metropolitan Planning Organizations, state departments of transportation (DOT's).
Experience with Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Advance Funding Agreements.
Experience with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, COSA's Municipal Code regulations, FRA regulations, Federal Highway Administration Guidelines, National Association of Cities Transportation Officials (NACTO) best practices, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and construction best management practices.
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