Professional Engineering work at the full performance level involving overseeing and directing the activities of consultant engineers, inspectors, contractors and/or other professionals in the course of implementing the street light capital programs and conducting traffic engineering studies along County roadways.
CLASS DESCRIPTION: Performs professional level engineering and/or architectural work, which may include supervisory responsibility, under general supervision from an administrative or technical superior. Work includes designing engineering and/or architectural features to meet overall end-use objectives, reviewing engineering and construction plans, and assisting with preparation of planning and engineering documents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Street light studies: Acts as a project manager for Capital Projects involving street lights along existing and future County roadways. Responsible for responding to citizen requests for new street lighting, reviewing development plans, providing cost estimates, coordinating with utility companies, develop budget projections and scheduling.
Operational Improvements to County Transportation System: design and field layout for improvements based on studies; manage consultant projects for improvements; project manager during construction of improvements. Customer Service: respond to citizen inquiries; speak at community/business forums; serve on community based traffic action teams and committees.
Consultant for other County Agencies: Police Dept: red light camera program; parking and speeding problems; Dept Planning and Zoning: review of traffic impact studies; review of developer plans; traffic counts; Board of Education: analysis of walking routes; crossing guard studies; bus stop locations; parking lot entrances; Recreation and Parks: pedestrian crossings; deer accident reductions; hiker/biker paths; Bureau of Engineering: work zone traffic control; detour routes; Bureau of Facilities: parking lot design/layout; permit parking; County Council: traffic related constituent concerns.
Management: Inspects assigned projects during construction and upon completion to insure compliance with contract plans and specifications. Coordinates with other County agencies, engineers, contractors, developer and other relevant parties as it relates to street lights.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibility.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and two years experience.
PREFERRED EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Master's degree or equivalent; or four to ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Registered Professional Engineer in State of Maryland preferred but not required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS AND REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to apply advance mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:
Class C Maryland Driver's License or equivalent issued by state of residence.
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