We are seeking an energetic, self-starting, and enthusiastic leader for our Traffic Planning and Operations team!
The County of San Luis Obispo is offering a career opportunity to join an APWA accredited Public Works Department. The Department is a team of over 300 dedicated professionals who serve the residents and visitors of the Central Coast.
The Department of Public Works is responsible for transportation planning, operations, and improvement projects on 1,300+ miles of County maintained roads and is seeking a Senior Engineer with professional level civil or traffic engineering, operations, construction management, supervisorial and/or project management experience to lead these essential teams.
Flex Schedules & Telecommuting
Offices in Downtown SLO
Up to 4 Weeks’ Vacation (DOE)
About the Position:
The Traffic Planning and Operations unit is primarily responsible for maintaining roadway operations and planning for future improvements on County roadways. In addition, this position is responsible for supervising and mentoring a team of associate engineers, supporting County management, and liaisoning with outside agencies and stakeholders. The position includes planning and supporting delivery of federally, state and/or locally funded transportation project and is an integral part of a larger team.
Coordination with functional units (environmental, right-of-way, design, construction, and consultants)
Facilitates team meetings and provides recommendations
Maintains County adopted Level of Service (LOS) standards
Updates County Traffic Regulation Codes and Mandates
Reviews reports and studies, engineering designs plans, specifications, and estimates supporting development
Plans and prioritizes the County’s transportation needs and future projects
Prepares and coordinates the transportation program’s budget and funding needs
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
Obtains and administers consultant services per applicable laws and federal grant funding requirements
Supervises, mentors, monitors and delegates work to staff engineers within the team
Education and Experience:
A combination of education, training, and experience resulting in the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of qualifying education and experience includes:
Either A: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field
(Job-related professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis);
Or B: Possession of an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) Certificate or Land Surveyor in Training (L.S.I.T.) Certificate and four years of paraprofessional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor issued by the California State Board of Registration
The Public Works Department provides public services related to the safe and efficient movement of traffic on the 1349 miles of County maintained roadways; engineering and surveying review of proposed land development; administration and operation of various water and waste water wholesale and retail facilities, including the Nacimiento Water Supply and Los Osos Waste Water projects; long term master water planning; franchise administration for the unincorporated areas; facility planning, design and construction management of all County building projects; maintenance and custodial services for all County occupied facilities.