Assistant Engineer - Traffic

Orange, California
$76,836.00 - $98,532.00 Annually
Aug 03, 2021
Sep 02, 2021
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The City of Orange seeks an enthusiastic and innovative engineering professional to join its Traffic Engineering team! 

The City currently operates and maintains over 150 signalized intersections, 8,000 street lights, 50 CCTV cameras, 20 miles of fiber optic communications, and constantly strives to make its infrastructure smarter, safer, sustainable, and more vibrant.  Those excited about improving traffic safety and mobility in the heart of Orange County are encouraged to apply.

Under direct or general supervision, the Assistant Engineer performs various professional field and office engineering work related to the management, planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), land development, traffic engineering, and public works infrastructure, and daily departmental operations; provides project management and contract administration; confers with developers, contractors, and representatives of other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development; procures and administers professional services and construction contracts; provides professional staff support to the Senior Civil Engineer, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares staff reports; and performs related work as required.

In addition to the definition listed above, as an Assistant Engineer in the Traffic Engineering and Operations Division, this particular Assistant Engineer role more specifically involves project management and contract administration for transportation improvement projects; participation in the City’s residential neighborhood traffic management and permit parking programs; assisting with traffic and signal operations, including traffic data collection, signing and striping modifications, signal timing, traffic investigations, and accident analyses; providing support for transportation planning efforts, including development and site circulation review, long range planning, transit and parking studies, regional corridor projects, and transportation funding activities; responding to public inquiries and serving the public counter; and reviewing traffic control and management plans.

Education and Experience Required:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in traffic or civil engineering, or a related field.  One (1) year of professional traffic engineering experience, plan review, and/or project administration experience, preferably in a public agency setting. 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Valid California class C driver license, satisfactory driving record, and automobile insurance.  Possession of certification as an Engineer-In-Training is desirable.

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