Senior Transportation Engineer

  • City of LIvermore
  • Livermore, California
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full Time Engineering Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $11,975.92 - $14,969.90 Monthly USD

Job Description

Description

Refer to the job announcement for more information.

DEFINITION

Under direction of the City Engineer or Assistant City Engineer, the Senior Transportation Engineer has responsibility for supervising field and office work in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public structures; performs traffic and transportation engineering, development review, or project administration; and performs other duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Senior Transportation Engineer performs and/or supervises highly complex traffic and transportation engineering. The Senior Transportation Engineer is distinguished from the Senior Civil Engineer in that the former has additional specialized expertise in the fields of traffic engineering, traffic operations, and transportation planning.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Direction is provided by the City Engineer and Assistant City Engineer.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Provides supervision to professional and technical employees, and temporary employees.

Examples of Important and Essential Functions

Supervisory Functions

Assigns, directs, supervises, and evaluates professional and technical staff engaged in a variety of public works projects and developments from early planning stages through final construction and acceptance.

Administrative Functions

Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the capital improvement budget and organizational planning and training; reviews, analyzes, and prepares reports and makes recommendations for modifications of policy and procedure; assists in the acquisition of land, easements, and rights of way; investigates claims against the city by contractors on public works projects or by persons when requested by the City's insurance administrator; provides administrative and engineering assistance to developers, contractors, consultants, other agencies, and the general public to resolve complaints and problems and ensure successful project completion; administers various fee programs; and attends meetings as assigned.

General Engineering Functions

Administers development reviews for site plan approval for streets, utilities, tentative final subdivision, and parcel maps; approves cost estimates and construction plans; plans engineering research; directs the collection of field data; prepares development documents; utilizes personal computer to perform CAD, word processing, and spreadsheet functions; administers public works construction contracts, supervises quantity, and exercises control on all public works projects; supervises and performs the preparation and maintenance of all required legal descriptions and documents necessary to acquire land, rights of way, and easements; processes encroachment requests into city easements and rights of way; performs traffic and transportation engineering activities, such as traffic operations and operating the City’s Traffic Operations Center; and applies for grants for major transportation projects.

Job Related and Essential Qualifications

Demonstrated Knowledge of :

Traffic engineering principles, practices, and methods of planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects; the strengths, properties, and uses of materials of public works construction; effective contract administration methods and procedures; traffic and transportation engineering as related to public works projects and administration of a traffic operations program; effective report writing requirements and techniques; personal computer usage and CAD, spreadsheet, and word processing applications; and principles and practices of effective supervision.

Demonstrated Skills to :

Manage a variety of engineering functions, such as the preparation of plans and specifications, mapping and drafting, field survey work, review of consultant design, purchase of right?of?way, contract administration, and engineering studies; supervise others in the completion of projects; make sound decisions regarding complex issues; utilize personal computers for CAD, word processing, and to create spreadsheets; analyze engineering data and make complete and comprehensive reports; relate effectively with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective customer service with those contacted in the course of work.

Ability to :

Effectively apply the required knowledge and skills in the daily performance of assigned duties; and learn the City’s policies, procedures, rules, and regulations that are necessary for this job classification.

Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines:

Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Experience : Four years of progressively responsible professional traffic engineering experience. Supervisory experience is desirable.

Education : Equivalent to the graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering. Master’s degree in an applicable field is desirable.

Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification.

License : Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.

Certification : Possession of a valid registration in good standing as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required. Possession of a valid registration in good standing as a Traffic Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required prior to the completion of the probationary period.

Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work such hours as are necessary to accomplish the job requirements; attend evening meetings, conferences, and seminars during work and non-work hours; and work under adverse conditions such as in traffic, around heavy construction equipment, and in inclement weather.

Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; drive a vehicle; read fine print on blueprints and computer monitors; converse by telephone, two-way radio, in person, or around the noise of heavy construction equipment and be heard and clearly understood; move across rough terrain and bridge scaffolding; climb into and out of sewer holes and trenches, up 25 foot ladders, and several flights of stairs; use drafting instruments, calculators, and personal computers; and strength to lift and carry files and maps weighing up to 30 pounds.

Additional Information
The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

CITY OF LIVERMORE
BENEFITS SUMMARY
Livermore Management Group


Please click here for a copy of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Livermore Management Group. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 5/2022

MOU TERM
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2025

SCHEDULED INCREASES
7/5/2021 2.5%
7/4/2022 4%
7/3/2023 3.0%
7/1/2024 2.5%

CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION)
$1,950/month towards medical, dental, vision, additional & supplemental life insurance; unused balance paid in cash.

BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D)
$150,000 EE coverage, ER paid
$1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid
EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000.

LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
60% of base monthly earnings to $6,000/month max. (180 day waiting period)
ER paid

PERS
New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340.

Classic PERS Misc Member - 2% at 60
  • Member Rate = 7% EE paid
  • Employer Rate = 38.31% ER paid
  • 36 consecutive months Final Comp
  • Sick Leave Credit
  • 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben.
  • Military Service Credit

New PERS Misc Member - 2% at 62
  • Member Rate = 6.25% EE paid
  • Employer Rate = 38.31% ER paid
  • 36 consecutive months Final Comp
  • Sick Leave Credit
  • 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben.
  • Military Service Credit

MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86)
EE paid 1.45%
ER paid 1.45%

RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS)
City contribution of 4% of base pay into RHS account.

VACATION ACCRUAL Years of Service Total Accrual Per Year 1 80.6 hrs 2-5 120.12 hrs 6-10 135.98 hrs 11-15 160.94 hrs 16-19 180.18 hrs 20+ 192.4 hrs Maximum accrual: 375 hours

HOLIDAYS
12 observed holidays

SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL
96.2 hours/year

SICK LEAVE USAGE:
  • FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. Additional time upon approval of City Manager.
  • PARENTAL LEAVE : 4 regularly scheduled workdays for non-birthing parentwho becomes a parent by adoption, foster care placement, or birth of a child.
  • BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE (non-immediate family) : 3 regularly scheduled workdays forsister-in-law and brother-in-law.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE
3 regularly scheduled workdays max for immediate family.

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
80 hours per year.

PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA
EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs
Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act

DEFERRED COMPENSATION
ER contributes $185/per pay period, with required EE contribution of $75/per pay period

2022 Maximum :
Normal = $20,500
Age 50+ = $6,500
Catchup Limits = $41,000

SECTION 125 PLAN
No ER contribution
2022 Maximum
Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503
Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $2,850/year
  • Pre-tax Health Care Premiums
  • FSA's for Dependent Care
  • Unreimbursed Medical Expenses
  • Other options offered by plan administrator

UNIFORM ALLOWANCE
Police Facility and Equipment Manager: $600/year (equivalent to $23.07 per pay period)

SAFETY SHOE ALLOWANCE
Following are eligible for up to $200 reimbursement per fiscal year: Assistant City Engineer, Building Official, City Engineer, Construction Inspection Manager, Inspection & Neighborhood Preservation Manager; Public Works Supervisor, Senior Civil Engineer, and Water Resources Operations Manager

SUPERVISORY DIFFERENTIAL PAY
Minimum of 10% above base salary of non-mgmt subordinate, 7.5% above mgmt subordinate

ACTING PAY
If work minimum of 5 consecutive calendar days, paid @ lowest step of higher class with at least a 5% differential. If assignment > 12 months, optional increment of up to 7% or max of the range, whichever is less.

SPECIAL PROJECT PAY
If work minimum of 30 calendar days, 5%-7% differential. If full supervisory, additional % to reflect 2.5% over highest compensated subordinate. If assignment > 12 months, optional increase of up to 7%

BILINGUAL PAY
$50/pay period
Must be certified by Department Head, approved by City Manager, and used on the job.

CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE
If approved, $40/month or$90/month.

AUTO ALLOWANCE
$250/month for Assistant Community Development Director, Building Official, City Engineer, and Planning Manager

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
75% reimbursement fortuition & books
For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max
For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations.

PAY PERIODS
26 pay periods per year

ER = Employer
EE = Employee
FT = Full-Time
PT = Part-Time

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Livermore, California United States View Map