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Supervising or Consulting Engineer - ROW Division Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Supervising or Consulting Engineer - ROW Division Manager
Job Requisition Number COA077389
Position Number 101183
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Parking Operations
Minimum Qualifications

This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending on qualifications:

Supervising Engineer
Salary: $38.60 – $51.01

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity.

License: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas

OR

Consulting Engineer
Salary: $41.26 – $54.56

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

License: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas

Notes to Applicants

The City of Austin Transportation Department is seeking to fill a Supervising or Consulting Engineer to be the Division Manager for the Right-of-Way (ROW) Management Division. This position oversees a team of three supervisors, 24 employees, and 8 temporary employees and manages an annual budget of $3 million.

The Division Manager is responsible for the permitting of ROW use, utility coordination, review and approval of construction traffic control plans, inspecting construction traffic control and enforcing ROW Code requirements. The position also oversees the continued implementation and improvement of enterprise software projects to streamline permitting and other review processes. This division works closely with developers, engineers, and internal and external construction teams to maintain safety and minimize the impact on the traveling public.

The ideal Division Manager brings a program management background and prior experience working for a highly progressive transportation organization. This candidate is a professional engineer that guides staff in reviewing construction traffic control plans; has a general understanding of ROW permitting or similar processes; experience with construction practices within the ROW; and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams working in the ROW.

Pay Range


Commensurate

Hours

8:00 am – 5:00 pm or as required by business needs

Job Close Date
01/29/2018
Type of Posting External
Department Austin Transportation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location 3701 Lake Austin Blvd., Austin, TX 78703
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working for a highly progressive transportation organization.
  • A professional engineer that will approve and/or oversee the approval of construction traffic control plans, have an understanding of ROW permitting or similar automated systems and experience with construction practices within the ROW and the ability to work with developers and external construction teams.
  • An innovative leader with demonstrated ability to provide strategic leadership, to “see the big picture”, presents a collaborative personality with exceptional negotiation skills and strong presentation skills with the ability to convey complex information to elected officials, boards and commissions and stakeholders.
  • This experienced leader will bring expertise in leading organizational change, developing and mentoring staff, fostering creative problem-solving and accountability and in evaluating departmental structure, staffing, and operations, with a desire to maintain and enhance a highly-responsive, creative, high-morale workforce.
  • Bring experience in budget development, monitoring, forecasting, and reporting, developing and managing performance metrics.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below:

Supervising Engineer Job Description

Consulting Engineer Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Supervising Engineer Job Description

Consulting Engineer Job Description

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position does not require a criminal background investigation
EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position requires Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer? Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas or in another state and eligible to apply for your PE in Texas, check one of the following.
    • Yes I am a Licensed PE in the State of Texas
    • Yes I am a Licensed PE in another State and eligible to apply for my Texas PE
    • None of the Above
  3. * How many years experience do you have supervising or managing employees?
    • 1 year to less than 3 years
    • 3 years to less than 5 years
    • 5 years to less than 7 years
    • 7 years or more
  4. * Do you have experience reviewing, commenting, and stamping temporary traffic control plans and in provide comments or guidance for recommended changes for deficient plans?
    • Yes in both
    • Yes in 1
    • Knowledge
    • No
  5. * Select the best response based on your experience in the application of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD).
    • TxMUTCD
    • MUTCD
    • Knowledge of
    • No knowledge in this area
  6. * How many years of experience do you have performing construction traffic control?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 3 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 4 or more years
  7. * Summarize your experience related to the Right of Way, construction traffic control plans and the technical skills of this position or related technical skills that you bring to this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Briefly summarize your supervisory/management skills, number of employees supervised, and types of budgets that you have managed? Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents