SALARY: $70,000.00 - $100,000.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 05/30/18 CLOSING DATE: 07/03/18 11:59 PM LOCATION: Public Works, 415 Stockbridge Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan DEPARTMENT: Public Services Stockbridge DESCRIPTION/DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: The Traffic Engineer is responsible for providing safe, rapid, comfortable, efficient, convenient and environmentally compatible movement of people, goods and services for the City. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: A qualified individual with a disability must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Manages, directs and approves projects and contracts related to the installation of traffic control devices (signs, pavement markings, signals). Plans, organizes, coordinates and manages long and short range planning of traffic projects, goals, and capital improvements. Manages all investigations of traffic conditions, presents information to the public, and supervises a variety of reports. Cooperates with the Traffic Board and other municipal and state officials taking part in discussions, meetings, and studies related to projects with impacts to traffic flow, safety, or traffic control devices. Manages budget items including traffic signal projects, pavement markings and traffic control. Manages the street lighting and cooperates with Consumers Energy to maintain and operate a reliable and appropriate street lighting system. Supervises and evaluates staff including the delegation of work, performance reviews, training and development, and discipline in accordance with City policies, procedures and union contracts. Performs other related duties, as assigned. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering required. Minimum of two (2) years of traffic / transportation engineering related experience. Valid State of Michigan driver's license required. Professional Engineer's license preferred. Strong, clear communicator and excellent interpersonal skills; proven ability to effectively and positively communicate with all levels within the organization. Demonstrates a sense of urgency, prioritizes well, shows energy, responds to opportunities, instills urgency in others, and meets deadlines. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications; strong MS Excel skills.
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