The City of Sammamish Public Works is seeking a motivated, team oriented, customer focused Signal Technician who wholly embraces safety as paramount and wants to join a fun and growing department. The City’s traffic control device inventory includes about 26 traffic signals, 70 school zone and crosswalk flashers, and 30 speed radar signs as well as an Intelligent Transportation System. We currently contract with King County to provide signal maintenance and construction services since incorporating in 1999. The City is preparing to bring most of that work in-house and this position will play a critical part in ensuring the success of this new program, which includes construction and operation of the City’s first Traffic Management Center. Under the supervision of the City’s Traffic Engineering Manager and general guidance of the Senior Traffic Signal Technician, this position performs technical work in the installation, construction, maintenance, repair, and inspection of traffic signals, video, and street lighting systems; and various other electrical and electronic systems and equipment. Work may be performed under minimal direction; and work may be required during inclement weather, nights, holidays or weekends.
Open until filled.
Under the supervision of the Traffic Engineering Manager, this position serves as an in-house traffic/transportation engineer able to independently develop alternative engineering methods and detailed analysis based on sound professional judgment to make design or technical decisions on moderately complex issues and interpret policy with general oversight or review. The Associate Engineer – Traffic position will assist with overseeing the transportation program, including: participating in the planning, design and implementation of moderately complex public works capital improvement projects; assisting with establishing and implementing traffic engineering and operations programs; participating in and overseeing the review of new development proposals with respect to transportation related issues; assisting with implementation and management of the City’s transportation concurrency and road impact fee programs; representing the City in coordinating with regional planning and funding agencies; assisting with managing and preparing funding grant applications such as with King County, Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) and WSDOT; and coordinating traffic issues with neighbor agencies; and responding to citizen’s traffic concerns and requests.
Open until filled.
The City of Kent is currently accepting applications for the position of Traffic Engineer IV – City Traffic Engineer in our Public Works Department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced engineer who is able to effectively oversee traffic operations, various transportation-related programs and assigned projects. Supervisory skills are also essential for success in this position. A bachelor’s degree in civil or transportation engineering and at least eight (8) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience are required. The possession of a Professional Engineer (PE) license is also required.
In this position, you will have the opportunity to provide senior transportation engineering and planning expertise and manage project scopes, schedules, budgets and deliverables. You will present results to external clients and stakeholders as well as demonstrate the ability to lead internal tasks, provide senior quality review on projects, provide oversight of project deliverables, and mentor staff.
As a Senior Transportation Engineer/Project Manager you will be asked to:
• Demonstrate successful leadership in a working team environment
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and with strong writing abilities
• Use your technical skills in traffic analysis and modeling, transportation planning, and/or traffic engineering on a variety of projects
• Coordinate the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, organization of subconsultants and internal technical and support staff
• Participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost, and scheduling performance
• Lead effective client and stakeholder meetings and presentations
• Maintain a close relationship with clients and track upcoming project opportunities and collaborate on project pursuits to win work
• Mentor and grow mid-level staff