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City of Lowell, Human Relations Tranportation Engineer in Lowell, Massachusetts

Transportation Engineer Deadline: October 22, 2020 Reports To: Assistant City Manager/Director of Planning & Development; Deputy Director, Division of Planning and Development Develops plans for surface transportation projects according to established engineering standards and state, federal or local construction policy. See more detail on the job duties by clicking on https://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Transportation-Engineer-2821-418 REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four year college or university in Civil Engineering with a transportation concentration. Familiarity with established standards for transportation analysis and design. Familiar with procedures related to traffic impact studies and roadway safety audits. Ability to communicate engineering concepts to the general public. Must possess excellent project management, organizational, communication, presentation, computer, writing and analytical skills. Skills in the use of computer programs including Syncrho/SimTraffic, HCS, Petra, GIS required. Good negotiation skills and an ability to achieve consensus among diverse groups and the ability to explain complex technical information to lay audiences also required. Must have demonstrated experience in managing consultants who produce designs and construction documents for transportation infrastructure. Ability to review plans, work with a wide variety of people, coordinate projects and understand cost estimates required. Demonstrated ability to function as a team member as well as a project manager. Mastery of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and the Massachusetts Amendments to the MUTCD. Knowledge and experience with complete street design guidelines. Knowledge of the State Procurement laws and regulations.. At least fifteen years of related experience preferred. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with City officials and departments, state agencies and the general public; ability to deal with employees tactfully and effectively and maintain positive public relations. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid driver's license required. Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work involves frequent evening meetings, requiring travel to and through the City to project locations, driving, walking, biking. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust

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