EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Transportation Systems Management and Operations Engineer – Manatee County


Salary: $69,992.00 – $108,409.60 Annually

Location: Bradenton, FL

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Department: Public Works

Job Number: 20-00174

Closing: 6/11/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

LOCATION: Traffic Management Center – 2104 47th Terr E., Bradenton
HOURS: Monday – Friday / 7:00am to 4:00pm

Implements signal timing changes in response to incidents, planned and unplanned events, and road closures.  Leads and manages signal retiming projects for the County’s traffic signal system.  Assists with Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) initiatives such as managing and maintaining arterial performance measures, expansion of the County’s Advance Traffic Management System (ATMS), Adaptive Signal Control Technology (ASCT) implementation, Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) program management and expansion, and Connected Vehicle (CV) projects.  May assist with designing and reviewing signalization, ITS, signing and pavement markings, and maintenance of traffic plans.

Job Description: Click HERE for complete job description.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field.
  • 5 or more years of engineering experience related to area of assignment.
  • Current Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) License required.  (Out-of-state P.E. licenses must be transferred to Florida within 1 year of hire date).
  • One or more years as Engineer of Record.
  • If assigned to RTMC Traffic Signal Timing area of assignment, Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification desired.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license.

Senior Transportation Engineer |                  Tampa, Florida


Sam Schwartz is a cutting-edge planning and engineering firm known nationally for our ability to solve complex transportation and environmental problems with creative, multi-modal solutions. Our work includes diverse, high-profile projects around the country, and we meet our clients’ needs through an interdisciplinary approach to planning and engineering.

Job Description
Sam Schwartz is seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer for our Tampa Florida office, to lead a dynamic team that provides PD&E Studies, Intersection Safety Improvements, and Roadway Design projects for the Florida Department of Transportation and local counties and municipalities.

Primary Responsibilities
The selected individual will perform various tasks, such as:
– Work with the Tampa General Manager to develop business and pursue projects
– Assist the Tampa General Manager in supervising staff
– Prioritizing, defining, and delegating workflow to various project teams
– Identifying/foreseeing potential project delays and work opportunities
– Managing projects

Skills and Qualifications
Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities:
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
– Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively
– Experience managing transportation projects, staff, budgets, and clients
– Experience with transportation technical manuals and procedures including the MUTCD, AASHTO, HCM, HSM and FDOT FDM

Requirements
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
– At least 10 years of experience in the transportation engineering/planning field
– Degree in civil engineering
– Florida PE license required
– Experience working with public agencies on large-scale transportation infrastructure    projects
– Project management skills and experience

– Must be authorized to work in the United States

– Must hold valid United States driver’s license

Please apply with a cover letter and resume at www.samschwartz.com/careers

Traffic Engineering Intern – Tampa or Plantation, FL


Primary Location: US-FL-Tampa

Other Locations: US-FL-Plantation

Description: Arcadis is looking for Traffic and Intelligent Transportation Intern with interest in traffic engineering, intelligent transportation systems, transportation modeling (micro, meso, and macro), and traffic operations to join our Tampa and Plantation, FL Offices.

In this position you will assist our growing traffic and ITS group in conducting traffic studies, utilizing data to identify operational and safety needs, preparing traffic design plans, and CAV corridor planning. This is a great opportunity to work alongside project managers and senior engineers to gain a better understanding of the transportation industry and to further develop their technical skills.

Tasks can include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct safety analysis for intersections and corridors
  • Assist with the development of intersection operational improvements
  • Utilize congestion data to identify potential bottlenecks
  • Provide engineering support for TBNext program
  • Perform CAD assignments, including the creation of engineering documents, figures, and incorporation of engineer’s markups
  • Develop traffic simulations models using platforms such as Synchro, VISSIM or Corsim, and Sidra
  • Work with senior engineers to develop and implement improved signal timing plans
  • Work with other disciplines such as survey, roadway design, and environmental to increase engineering knowledge and facilitate successful project delivery.
  • Create and edit reports under the direction of project engineers
  • Research engineering standards, details, design costs, and design policies for incorporation into project documents
  • Communicate with vendors to coordinate create project deliverables
  • Assist with research and studies on traffic operation, simulation, and safety

Desired Skills/ Attributes:

  • Local candidate, as relocation assistance is not available for this position
  • Experience/ familiarity with CAD, Synchro, VISSIM &/or Corsim
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously

Required Qualifications: Currently pursuing a degree in civil or transportation engineering or other closely related field

Preferred Qualifications: Prior internship or related experience

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge.

Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets – through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world’s most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow – today.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.


Multimodal Transportation Planner position in Manatee County


This classification applies transportation planning principles in the analysis, review, and reporting of land use impacts on multimodal transportation needs.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Multimodal Transportation Planner is a professional and technical position, responsible for work in planning and coordinating the County’s motorized and non-motorized transportation programs, plans, and activities. She/he applies multimodal methods to performing transportation planning related duties, including preparing and reviewing traffic studies for land development projects consistent with applicable State and County standards.  The candidate should be able to research data and information related to mobility and transportation to perform traffic analysis and transportation and mobility studies, GIS data analysis, prepare reports and present results using data current visualization techniques under a safe, efficient, effective, equitable, and sustainable perspective. Transportation network analysis will be also a critical part of her/his duties using pertinent software applications such as ArcGIS, R, FSUTMS (Cube Voyager, TransCAD, VISSUM), Highway Capacity Software, and Synchro Studio.

Specific Knowledge and Experience:
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of multimodal transportation planning, including the analysis of data and preparation of planning reports and studies.

Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in vehicular, bicycle/pedestrian, multimodal, environmental, and urban/regional transportation planning.
Experience preparing and submitting grant applications. Prior experience with GIS data analysis, transportation impact analysis, mobility simulations, planning/evaluation of long range transportation needs,  and examining,  designing, planning , and managing multimodal transportation systems are highly desired.

Bachelor’s degree in a field of engineering or science with applicability to transportation planning or traffic engineering, such as Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, or Urban & Regional Planning.  Minimum of three years professional experience in transportation planning.  Knowledge of principles and practices of transportation planning, traffic analysis, and travel demand modeling is highly recommended. Must be able to understand and prepare input data for simulation models, analyze model output, and clearly communicate results with technical audience and general public. Valid driver’s license with valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Salary Range – $51 – $80K. AA/EEO/M/F/VET PREF/DFWP ***  APPLY ON-LINE ONLY AT:  www.mymanatee.org

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/manateecounty/jobs/2352767/multimodal-transportation-planner?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary within the range of $52k to $81k annually is provided for the position with a negotiable starting salary depending on experience and qualifications. The County also offers a comprehensive benefit package, including negotiable relocation assistance.

About Manatee County Public Works

About 315,000 people call Manatee County home, but our population increases considerably in the winter when high temperatures vary between 65 and 75 degrees. Many northerners, affectionately known as Snow Birds, have second homes or rent a winter home here. The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, located on the Manatee-Sarasota County border, provides service to more than one million passengers per year. The area is also served by Amtrak Train Service and the Greyhound Bus lines. Manatee County Area Transit System provides inexpensive public transportation to most developed reaches of the County. Other areas are easily accessible by car. Interstate 75 traverses north and south through Manatee County and is a major artery to get to other interstate routes.  We are located 40 minutes to Tampa and 90 minutes to Orlando. Manatee County’s top industries are tourism, sports and agriculture. Tomatoes, strawberries and peppers are our highest-grossing crops. Bealls Department Store is headquartered in Bradenton. Tropicana is one of the top employers in the County. Commercial fishing is found, especially in the Village of Cortez. Manatee County is also the Spring Training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The world’s largest and most advanced multi-sport training and educational institution IMG Academy (aka  Bollettieri Tennis Academy ) is located in Manatee County.  Who lives in Manatee county enjoys beautiful beaches and golden sun sets.

If specific questions arise, please contact Nelson Galeano at Nelson.Galeano@mymanatee.org


Engineer Intern – Roadway


ELEMENT Engineering Group, LLC has openings for an Engineer Intern in our Roadway group.  ELEMENT has served the engineering needs of public- and private-sector clients since 2006 in the areas of transportation engineering, structures, utilities, civil, and survey. Our efforts focus on providing quality services while maintaining high ethical standards with regard for the public, community, and the environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under direction of senior level engineers, prepare plans, and calculations
  • Conduct engineering activities including field visits, calculations, data collection, and design
  • Complete work accurately and in accordance with quality control and assurance procedures
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with other members of the design team.
  • 3D modeling in MicroStation
  • Be familiar with Florida Department of Transportation systems, policies, and procedures and apply those to work products

Requirements

  • Licensed Engineer Intern with the State of Florida; licensed Florida Professional Engineer a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microstation
  • Prior internship experience in transportation design or analysis a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices, and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines, the Florida Design Manual or Florida Green Book
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and problem solve
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work for any employer in the United States

ELEMENT provides a competitive salary and benefits package. ELEMENT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any federally-protected status.

ELEMENT will not provide sponsorship for this position.


Engineer Intern – Traffic


ELEMENT Engineering Group, LLC has openings for an Engineer Intern in our Traffic group.  ELEMENT has served the engineering needs of public- and private-sector clients since 2006 in the areas of transportation engineering, structures, utilities, civil, and survey. Our efforts focus on providing quality services while maintaining high ethical standards with regard for the public, community, and the environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to senior professional engineers and technical staff across all disciplines but focusing on traffic services
  • Complete field reviews and collect data to support preparation of plans and traffic studies through use of professional judgment to identify data needed for design and items identified through Road Safety Audit prompt lists
  • Utilize existing conditions data to design and prepare plans under the responsible charge of a senior professional engineer or project manager
  • Assist with preparation of concept plans, feasibility reports, traffic analysis studies. plans, and specifications
  • Design and support production of signing, pavement marking, signalization and lighting plans for a variety of clients
  • Be familiar with Florida Department of Transportation systems, policies, and procedures and apply those to work products

Requirements

  • Licensed Engineer Intern with the State of Florida; licensed Florida Professional Engineer a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microstation
  • Prior internship experience in transportation design or analysis a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles, practices, and techniques, including AASHTO guidelines, the Florida Design Manual or Florida Green Book
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and problem solve
  • Experience with Synchro or similar traffic analysis software a plus
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work for any employer in the United States

ELEMENT provides a competitive salary and benefits package. ELEMENT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any federally-protected status.

ELEMENT will not provide sponsorship for this position.



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