The City of Tualatin is excited to announce the recruitment of a new position, Principal Transportation Engineer. The position is designed to assist the City by facilitating our transportation plan in a manner that creates the best possible commute options within the City.
The successful candidate will perform professional transportation engineering duties under the director of the Public Works Director. This position has overall engineering responsibility for programming, designing, bidding, and constructing transportation projects in Tualatin.
The Principal Transportation Engineer advises and supports engineering staff, managers, general contractors, and others involved in the transportation projects. In addition, he or she will serve as the primary liaison to other jurisdictions on matters pertaining to transportation. Leadership and independence of action are important since this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that all contractual obligations, ordinances, legal requirements, safety procedures, budgets and policies related to transportation projects are met and administered as approved by the authorities, and the City Council.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Serves as the principal transportation engineer performing professional engineering functions required by law and City ordinances and codes.
Prepares and reviews plans, technical engineering reports and other documents relating to transportation projects. Coordinates with City Engineer, Public Works Director, the Community Development Director, and staff on near-term and long-range transportation projects.
Provides input into plan-check process for transportation improvements related to private developments within the City. Works with development staff to determine the scope of Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) and to review TIA's on the City's behalf.
Oversees overall implementation of transportation projects, including review designs prepared by staff and consultants, analyzing project workflow, monitoring quality assurance, and verifying that transportation projects meet the needs of the City. Ensures that contractual obligations, ordinances, safety procedures, budgets and policies related to Transportation project are met.
Confers with staff, officials, contractors, and other involved in major transportation projects; assists in setting project budgets and schedules; interviews and helps to select consultants and contractors; conducts feasibility studies and makes recommendations on project requirements, options and costs; and oversees preparation of consultant and professional services bid packages and contracts for transportation projects.
Prepares and presents written and oral reports related to transportation operations and works closely with transportation officials from Washington County, Clackamas County, Oregon Department of Transportation, TriM09et, Metro and other jurisdictions related to transportation.
By telephone, in written documents, or in person confers, coordinates, and explains various projects, procedures and ordinances to developers, private citizens and governmental agencies to aid in the satisfactory completion of transportation projects.
Confers with and makes recommendations to the Public Works Director and the City Engineer.
Coordinates work with other departments in the City as well as other governmental agencies that may be concerned or affected by various transportation projects.
Attends City Council and Development Commission meetings and presents Transportation issues and recommendations for discussion and consideration. May make presentation on transportation projects to the authorities, City Councils, and other public agencies, committees, or advisory groups.
Represents City at various outside agency hearings and meetings.
Drives to job sites, city facilities, vendors, training programs, and meetings as necessary.
Additional Salary Information: The position comes complete with a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; and paid vacation & holidays.
Internal Number: 2018-00034
About City of Tualatin
The City of Tualatin, incorporated in 1913, is a growing community located 12 miles South of Portland on Interstate 5. In Tualatin people live and work in pleasant surroundings and participate in many leisure time activities close to home. Residents are highly involved in community and school activities. The population is well educated and diverse.
Tualatin provides easy access to Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast and the Columbia Gorge. There are waters for swimming, boating, fishing and water-skiing; neighborhood greenways and natural areas, parks for family recreation; sports fields; tennis courts and a skate park; senior services, arts, urban forestry and a private country club.
The City has a strong public service orientation, progressive leadership, and a commitment to improving the quality of life through well-managed, responsive City services. Citizen advisory committees provide Council and staff with advice on various City services.