This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Traffic Engineering and Signals Division (TESD). This position provides supervision and leadership to a multi-disciplinary team, including engineers and technicians, who are ensuring compliance with local and federal regulations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Expert knowledge of FHWA and AASHTO standards, specifications, principles, and guidelines for federal and local traffic engineering projects and serve as a technical expert. Experience in managing projects which involve traffic signal design and construction, urban street reconstruction and streetscape improvements. Knowledge of procurement regulations and procedures, capital funding and improvement processes, and capital and appropriated budgeting methodologies.
Demonstrated analytical, evaluative, and research expertise, sufficient to successfully resolve complex business and technical problems through negotiation, which are compliant with governing guidelines and standards and established timeframes. Excellent oral and written communication skills sufficient to develop, prepare, and present papers, project briefings, proposals, and other information to agency executives, community groups, and other interested parties and the general public involving complex, controversial, or sensitive traffic engineering issues.
A Professional Engineer (PE) licensure is required and must be maintained. All applicants with a PE license in a jurisdiction other than the District of Columbia will be required to apply for a District of Columbia PE license within 90 days of hire. Applicants will be required to receive a District of Columbia PE license within 12 months or be terminated.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification is desirable.
About District of Columbia Department of Transportation
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services. Central to this vision is improving energy efficiency and modern mobility by providing next generation alternatives to single occupancy driving in the city.