Transportation Manager

City of Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)3.6


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Transportation Public Works



Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment and interacting with community residents, government staff and contractors? Would you like to be a part of a team who is striving to improve the safety and quality of life for the citizens and visitors of the City of Fort Worth?

The Traffic Management Divisions of the Transportation and Public Works Department is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of TPW Transportation Manager, who would be responsible for a wide variety of projects and responsibilities including daily management and monitoring of traffic flow, and during incidents, emergencies, and events, and programming and monitoring of field devices including traffic signals, school flashers, ITS devices, and communication network.

A successful candidate will have excellent leadership, operational and communication skills with the ability to manage complex work, be self-directed and quickly develop an adequate understanding of the City’s transportation infrastructure.

The Transportation Manager will have crucial responsibility of dealing with internal and external customers to listen, respond, and resolve issues of concerns in regard to traffic and related transportation infrastructure. This position requires attendance during inclement weather events to include nights, weekends, and holidays to assist in emergency situations and during special events or projects.

The candidate selected for this position must possess the ability to perform complex functions such as:
  • Supervise staff, prioritize and assign work, conduct performance evaluations, ensure training of staff, and provide recommendations regarding hiring, termination, and disciplinary actions of the Division.
  • Coordinate with contractors, meeting with customers and citizens, developing work programs, assisting with annual budgets, evaluating safety and maintenance programs
  • Leading emergency operations teams during emergencies and incidents
  • Prepare and administer contracts for private contracting; review plans and specifications for new installation of traffic signals, school flashers, and ITS devices
  • Experience working with elected officials, citizens, and executive level management in issue resolution
  • Experience working with municipal budget development
  • Experience coordinating work between multiple organizations (i.e. Interlocal agreements)
  • Experience developing technical specifications for traffic signals & ITS devices
  • Ability to provide technical training to technical staff
  • Ability to work with engineering staff to develop and prepare plans

Preferred Qualifications
  • Candidates that have certifications related to the position such as IMSA and Journeyman.
  • Experience in contract management, project management and municipal traffic engineering.
  • Municipal traffic engineering experience includes but is not limited to pavement markings, signs, street lights, traffic signal designs, traffic signal operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) or traffic studies.
  • Knowledge of Texas MUTCD.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, civil engineering or a related field
  • Five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in traffic engineering or construction, including
  • Two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
  • Candidates must have an acceptable driving record and possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
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