Senior Transportation Engineer

  • CITY OF HAYWARD, CA
  • Hayward, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Engineering Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $136,718.40 - $166,129.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Description

DEADLINE TO APPLY: First Review: Friday, February 18, 2022 @ 5:00 PM PST; Open Until Filled; Next Review: Monday, July 18, 2022

COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate

THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Public Works and Utilities is comprised of six divisions that work collaboratively to develop, build, operate, and maintain Hayward's infrastructure. The Department is responsible for providing engineering and transportation support to City operating departments and divisions and for implementation of the City's Capital Improvement Program, all while providing excellent customer service to the community.

THE POSITION
Hayward is excited to announce an opportunity to join its progressive and dynamic Transportation Division as the Senior Transportation Engineer. Reporting to the Transportation Manager, the Senior Transportation Engineer will manage the development of the Citywide Multi-modal Improvement Study; provide oversight and management on major strategic initiatives as stipulated by City Council; manage the City's Traffic Management Center; plan, assign and review the work of transportation engineering staff; perform technical evaluations related to traffic operations in the City, including signal system operations, streetlight system operations, management of neighborhood traffic calming efforts; perform complex and advanced transportation engineering related studies; and provide overall support to the Transportation Manager.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
Ideal candidates will be licensed in the State of California as Professional Civil or Traffic Engineers and have a strong technical background founded on advanced education and the hands-on design, review, and management of municipal traffic improvements and transportation planning initiatives.

The most ideally suited candidates will also embrace the City values of Openness, Caring and Integrity.

Leading with integrity and by example and working in close collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, ideal candidates will have a desire to engage closely with internal and external stakeholders and the Hayward community at large.

They will act with a clear sense of ownership and hold themselves and others accountable for ensuring the best possible services are delivered to the community and organization.

They will drive vision, purpose and results by encouraging innovation and will improve the organization's effectiveness by developing and/or supporting the introduction of new and improved methods, procedures, or technologies.

They will make an impact on others, be curious and ready to learn, while having a strong desire to share knowledge as they supervise, coach and guide those around them.

They will be poised and able to maintain self-control under pressure showing a desire to listen and understand despite adversity; and they will communicate effectively and with persuasion conveying a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Essential Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Oversees the development of the Citywide Multi-Modal Improvement Study and makes appropriate recommendations; manages and/or prepares various transportation studies or programs.

Manages the City's Traffic Management Center and makes recommendations on signal timing and other operational improvements, for the city's 135 signalized intersections; troubleshoots overall traffic operations and traffic safety concerns reported by the community both in the office and in the field.

Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the activities and staff in the traffic operations unit of the Transportation section.

Recommends and assists in the implementation of Transportation section goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for transportation engineering activities and projects.

Prepares grant applications for federal, state, regional or other funding.

Assists with and conducts the more complex transportation engineering projects and activities; prepares recommendations for traffic signal timing and coordination improvements; prepares traffic signal timing plans; and supervises and participates in collecting, tabulating and analyzing traffic information.

The complete Senior Transportation Engineer job description can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Two (2) years of responsible professional transportation engineering work similar to that of an Associate Transportation Engineer with the City of Hayward.

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering, Traffic/Transportation Engineering or a closely related field.

License and Certificates: Registration as a Professional Civil or Traffic Engineer in the State of California. An out-of-state P.E. or T.E. will be accepted, but will require the candidate to obtain a State of California registration within a two-year period of being hired. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License.

Supplemental Information

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: One (1) Year

SELECTION PROCEDURE

COVID POLICY: The City of Hayward has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all new employees issued formal offers of employment on or after February 1, 2022 . Under this policy, proof of full vaccination is required as a condition of initial and continued employment with the City unless the employee has applied for an exemption and is awaiting the City's response or has been granted an exemption, or unless stricter State or Federal legal requirements apply. If offered employment, you will receive instructions regarding how to provide verification of vaccination or how to apply for an exemption, which will be required prior to your start date. You may read the full policy here: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Mandate

Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, the required license, and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Be sure to scan and attach a copy of the required documents to your on-line application . Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered.

Based on the information provided, employment applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, written examination and/or supplemental questionnaires reviewed by subject matter experts.

The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department derived from any of the exam processes mentioned above. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process.

Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.

Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from NEOGOV/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward.

APPLICATIONS

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (855) 524-5627.

The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

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