The City of Buckeye is in the first phase of developing a Department of Transportation. For the first position in the Department of Transportation, the City is seeking an individual that can envision the future, is creative in their response to transportation challenges, and can thrive in a fluid environment
The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by an employee in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional position-specific duties.
Exhibits a service orientation toward customers and maintains productive working relationships.
Assists in the development and implementation of the transportation capital improvement program.
Plans, designs, and implements (following extensive community outreach) citywide neighborhood traffic calming and safe routes to schools programs and related construction projects.
Confers with and advises general public, private developers, other City departments, and outside public agencies on all aspects related to transportation policies, planning, design, and operations within the City.
Investigates traffic safety and congestion problems and develops possible solutions.
Prepares staff reports and makes presentations to the City Council.
Assists in preparing specifications, plans and work orders for various transportation engineering projects, including estimates for time and material costs for various construction/improvement projects.
Assists in the preparation of grant applications and administration of grant funds.
Represents the City on various technical committees of the Maricopa Association of Governments.
Performs other related duties as required.
Focused Job Duties:
Conducts and reviews traffic impact studies, site circulation studies, and parking studies for development projects.
Reviews and assists in designing intersections, including traffic signal plans, traffic control plans, traffic signing and striping plans.
Makes recommendations and prepares plans and related work orders for the installation, removal, and/or maintenance of signals, signage, striping, and other traffic flow pattern improvements and regulatory traffic control devices.
Evaluates, investigates and responds to citizen requests and inquiries
Uses various current technologies in computerized traffic signal coordination, timing and control software and hardware systems as well as video detection systems and advanced detection systems.
Reviews construction, traffic control and work-area safety plans related to traffic/transportation and insures accuracy and conformance with standards.
Reviews traffic collision reports, analyze high incident locations and prepares the traffic safety report and recommendations for traffic safety improvements.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil or mechanical engineering. Must obtain an Arizona P.E. within one (1) year from date of hire. Five (5) years of transportation experience is required. OR: an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid P.E. license and valid Arizona driver's license. Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) license is preferred. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Requires the mobility to stand, stoop, reach and bend; mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects. Perform lifting, pushing and/or pulling which does not exceed 50 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job. May be required to use personal vehicle in the course of employment. Required to attend periodic evening meetings and/or to travel within and out of City boundaries to attend meetings. Report To: City Engineer or Designee Supervision Exercised: None FLSA Status: Exempt Days/Hours Worked: 4/10 Monday - Thursday
The City of Buckeye is the 7th fastest growing City in the United States. With over 600+ square miles of planning area, and a current population of 60,000+, the City has earned the reputation of "Arizona's Biggest Opportunity!" Considering the shear land mass has alone, the City of Buckeye is slated to be the largest Metropolitan City in the State of Arizona. The majority of the City is an untou...ched canvas with stunning background terrain an prime opportunities for development. With proven leadership, a vibrant community, and strong experienced development partners, the City of Buckeye has the means and the vision to develop a quality community where both businesses and residents want to locate.