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Greenville, South Carolina
$80,030.00 - $124,050.00 Annually
Jun 09, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type

Job Summary

Within broad parameters defined by the Public Works Director and in accordance with general organizational requirements and accepted practices, directs the activities and functions of the Transportation Engineering Division to include transportation related capital projects, traffic signal operations, street lighting, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), and traffic management center operations. Provides the leadership to meet the City’s current and long-range transportation engineering goals. Ensures the management, design, construction and delivery of assigned projects. Plans, communicates, and provides a strategic vision and direction for the division consistent with City Council, City Manager, and Public Works Director priorities. Plans, directs and coordinates, through subordinate personnel, the division’s annual work plan, assigning projects and programmatic areas of responsibility as well as policy and regulatory guidance. Monitors the work performance of the division, including evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, and realigning work and staffing assignments as needed. Develops, manages, and monitors the division's budget as well as authorizes expenditures. Oversees the procurement of contracts and services. Coordinates with other departments as well as local, state, and federal agencies for project planning and implementation as well as adherence to applicable regulatory requirements. Coordinates with and attends local planning and funding committee meetings. Produces division reports and correspondence. Presents project status and financial reports to City Council and City Manager.


Job Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and registration as a South Carolina Professional Engineer, or possession of a professional engineering license in another state with the ability to obtain a license in South Carolina within six months of employment.

• Over six years of experience in municipal or civil engineering including at least four years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in civil engineering.

Driver's License Requirements

• Valid South Carolina Class D Driver's License.

Performance Requirements

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of transportation and traffic engineering management.

• Federal, state, and municipal rules, regulations, and ordinances, applicable to transportation design and construction.

• Methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a variety of public works projects to include traffic control and safety, bridges, and roadways.

• Short and long-range strategic planning for capital improvement projects.• Municipal budgeting, public finance, and procurement policies and processes.• Principles of organization, administration, and personnel management.

• Theories, principles, and practices of project management.

• Design techniques, principles of surveying, tools, and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Ability to:

• Understand, interpret, explain, and apply state and federal laws and regulations, local ordinances, and policies and procedures involving public works engineering services.

• Analyze complex engineering, economic, and operational issues and problems and determine effective solutions.

• Interpret, review, and analyze project studies, complex architectural drawings, technical engineering plans, and specifications related to construction projects.

• Perform contract and fee negotiations with potential consultants requiring the use of engineering judgement and tact.

• Enforce compliance with infrastructure designs and construction schedules.

• Inspect complex projects under construction for conformance to contract documents.

• Prioritize, organize, and manage multiple, large-scale and complex projects to meet deadlines.

• Present proposals and recommendations clearly and logically in public meetings.

• Develop clear, concise, and comprehensive technical reports, correspondence, and other written materials.

• Work effectively under pressure.

• Use independent judgement, initiative, personal discretion, and resourcefulness within established procedures, guidelines, and rules.

• Manage staff; delegate tasks and authority; take effective disciplinary action; and evaluate staff performance.

• Build effective teams and provide efficient customer service.

• Manage situations that are often unique where precedents and/or prescribed solutions do not exist.

• Communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.

• Effectively manage complex and generally contentious communications that require the use of a variety of communication and interpersonal skills to interact successfully with people at a number of levels inside and/or outside the organization.

• Represent the City’s needs and priorities in all aspects and phases of the assigned activities.

• Interpret City policy on engineering design and construction standards, conferring with contractors, project engineers, residents, public officials, and other governmental agencies on civil engineering and construction problems.

• Establish and maintain effective relationships with both external and internal contacts.

• At an advanced level write policies, contracts, speeches, formal presentations, and/or technical and legal documents and correspondence.

• Work with advanced mathematical operations methods and functions of real and complex variables.

• Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Utilize specialized software and systems to include AutoCAD, permit tracking software, construction management software and ArcGIS.

• Drive City vehicles between facilities and job sites.