Civil Engineer III - Transportation Engineer

The Transportation Engineer will perform as a Project Engineer and/or Project Manager and focuses on the preparation of traffic impact and transportation planning studies, transportation design, public involvement, and provides input on transportation / traffic aspects of general municipal civil engineering projects. The Transportation Engineer is accountable for the successful management of assigned projects. This client-focused role requires a hands-on manager, overseeing engineering activities and assigned staff as well as leading business development. The Transportation Engineer may manage several projects and tasks, and may be responsible for completing those tasks, simultaneously.

 
Responsibilities:
·         Prepares the scope of services, detailed project budget and proposals / contracts.
·         Determines the composition of the project team(s).
·         Assigns tasks, schedules, and budgets to project team members (including any subcontractors). Coordinates project scheduling.
·         Is responsible for completing each project on time and on budget. Regularly monitors project schedules and budgets throughout the project life.
·         Serves as primary client contact for selected projects.
·         Takes an active role in the development and mentoring of project team members. 
·         Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet internal and client deadlines
·         Preparing engineering calculations, technical report writing and computer drafting in support of traffic impact and planning study preparation.
·         Working knowledge of the following software programs: Highway Capacity Software (HCS), SYNCHRO / SimTraffic, and MS Office Suite (Word and Excel).
·         Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
 
Qualifications:
·         B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering with an Illinois Professional Engineer’s License.
·         Minimum of 8+ years of transportation engineering required.
·         Registration as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) is preferred
·         Has demonstrated that they can work on multiple, complex projects at one time.
·         Demonstrated strong customer focus and ability to generate / expand client base.
·         Has a history of successfully completing complex projects.
·         Be familiar with local guidelines for preparation of Traffic Impact Studies.
·         Strong verbal and written communication skills.
·         Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
 
Salary / Benefits:
Salary Range dependent on experience. PTO, Floating Holidays, Paid Holidays, 401k Retirement Plan/Profit Sharing Plan, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Maternity/Paternity Leave.

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