This is an advanced level position in transportation engineering project management that reports to the Design Section Manager.
This position is responsible for managing the planning, design, and implementation of many Community Investment Program (CIP) Transportation projects, representing the Department of Transportation on interdepartmental teams for other CIP projects, collaborating with the NCDOT on City and State projects, and providing mentorship to junior engineering staff within the Design Section. This position also has responsibilities in identifying and evaluating new potential projects. The work includes project planning and design, public participation, project scheduling and budget management, technical reviews for project design and transportation analysis, and reporting on project status. This position also provides technical support for various other intra-department functions and initiatives including the implementation of the Transportation Action Plan, the Urban Street Design Guidelines, and participation in ongoing committees or planning and design processes.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages budget, schedule, and design of projects sponsored by CDOT.
Helps identify and evaluate new potential projects,
Participates on teams that plan and design other transportation-related infrastructure construction plans and specifications.
Leads inter-departmental teams in the application of the Urban Street Design Guidelines for project planning and design.
Coordinates all CDOT participation in CIP projects for multi-modal accessibility, traffic signal designs, safety reviews, traffic control design, right-of-way management, and land development issues.
Participates on interdepartmental teams that develop plans and projects advancing the Transportation Action Plan (TAP), and the Centers and Corridors Plan.
Coordinates design of street lighting plans with Duke Power Co. for construction projects.
Works with the Public Service Division to provide engineering support to respond to citizen and neighborhood traffic issues.
Works to innovate new design concepts and standards that better address the needs of vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles, and transit users.
Provides mentoring to junior level positions with the Section.
The Charlotte Department of Transportation's vision is to be a part of building a city of transportation choices through the efforts of our innovative, competent and highly motivated workforce. We will plan, operate and maintain the transportation system in an exemplary manner and continue to anticipate and serve the needs of our citizens and the city. The mission of the CDOT is connecting Charl...otte by enhancing the driving, bicycling and walking experience through planning, operating and maintaining the city's transportation choices. Our commitment is:-To build, operate, and maintain a sustainable urban transportation network which will accommodate more people, jobs, and demands for housing, public services and urban amenities.-To advance Charlotte's position as a livable, economically competitive, and environmentally healthy urban center.-To enhance the public realm.-To recognize the value economic development brings to the community.-To respect lifestyle choices and established development patterns.