Professional Engineer

  • City of Fort Worth, TX
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nov 18, 2019
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: 88,737.82

Job Description

Requisition Number:



Transportation Public Works

The City of Fort Worth seeks a Professional Engineer to be an integral part of the City's Transportation Planning/Engineering team. The selected candidate will serve a critical role in implementation of the City's Active Transportation Plan, a Pilot Sidewalk Repair Program, and Capital Sidewalk Projects. The selected candidate will provide Traffic Engineering services in sidewalk design, cost estimation and pedestrian studies. In addition, this position will manage projects, direct/review the work of technical staff and will be involved in citizen engagement concerning projects and pedestrian safety education.

The selected candidate will work under the supervision of a Senior Professional Engineer responsible for development and implementation of a Vision Zero Program, inclusive of Safe Routes to School, Safe Routes to Transit, and innovative Traffic Safety Education efforts.

The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position:
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field.
  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience of which two years must be in complete streets roadway and sidewalk design.
  • 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 in the State of Texas within six months of employment).
  • A valid Driver's License.

Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position including:
  • Knowledge of the latest versions of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD), Highway Capacity Manual (TRB HCM 2010), AASHTO Manual for Geometric Designs of Highways and Streets and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience designing sidewalks to local municipality and state government specifications
  • Familiarity with National Association of City Transportation Officials Design Guidelines
  • Familiarity with Vision Zero, Safe Routes to School and Safe Routs to Transit concepts
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • MS Office - Word, Excel and Power point
  • Engineering analysis tools and studies experience.
  • Community meeting experience
  • Experience in Neighborhood Traffic Management programs

The ideal candidate will also:
  • Possess enthusiasm to learn
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to interact with consultants, stakeholders, and citizens
  • Be results focused
  • Be able to prioritize, pay attention to detail
  • Have excellent communications skills

Closing Date/Time: 1/2/20