- Project Management
- Driver's License
This position is located in the Department of Transportation Engineering Division.
Salary $60,013.19 - $96,020.70 per year Grade Code 23 Position Number 3122022 Essential Functions
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work: prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.
Conducts and/or reviews modeling, planning, and engineering studies in support of project analysis and design according to area assignment, such as roadways and transportation systems, traffic signals and control systems: provides technical support during construction; prepares reports detailing the quantitative analysis performed and concluding recommendations; and reviews and verifies engineering calculations and analysis submitted by consultant engineers or internal engineering technicians.
Conducts assessments to determine space, infrastructure, facility, and other project requirements: participates in the development of lists of potential infrastructure improvement projects to be included in the capital investment plan for the program or division; and calculates cost estimates and identifies resources needed for projects.
May serve as a subject matter expert: handles multiple projects and provides limited direction and oversight to engineers and/or engineering technicians assigned to a project.
Coordinates and reviews the work of contracted architects, engineers, county staff and other project service providers: works with contractors to make design modifications necessary to conform with regulatory and project requirements; and approves the designs as appropriate.
Completes review of civil engineering aspects of site development plans to ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, regulations, and standards: evaluates and assess impact of the proposed project with regards to traffic and transportation, grading and erosion control, zoning and land use appropriateness, and related issues; approves plans and issues permits or initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; and works with developers/engineers to modify plans for conformity.
Collects and compiles details from engineering, transportation, utilities, and maintenance divisions for both current and future projects: researches and analyzes projects for feasibility, priority, and timing; and maintains comprehensive documentation regarding research and design activities.
Ensures compliance with plans and specifications and all applicable Federal, State and County regulatory standards: conducts field visits to observe construction; determines the validity of change orders; addresses conflicts between consultants, contractors and inspectors; and issues non-compliance and project acceptance letters.
Facilitates communication between the owner, project manager, contractors, other governmental agencies, the public, and other interested parties.
Provides technical assistance to project managers and contract officers during the bid phase of project design to help evaluate proposals and make recommendations for awarding the contract.
Performs special assignments as requested: conducts specific research; prepares special reports and projects; develops and implements compliance programs; administers state and federal grants; and presents technical data.
Prepares and evaluates requests for proposals (RFPs); develops request for proposals, issues addendums, coordinates and leads evaluation of proposals in accordance with County policy, and submits agenda item recommending award.
Provides technical assistance during bid phase and construction: assists with responding to bidder questions; makes recommendations for awarding contracts; and guides project management staff and consultants to control costs, manage risk, avoid claims, and resolve disputes.
Prepares crash diagrams to geographically show crash types and injury types based on report data; Collects and manages traffic data used to determine average daily traffic, headways and speed profiles; Maintains and publishes traffic and crash data layers in GIS for internal and external use; Performs routine traffic engineering activities to determine if new traffic control devices or changes in existing traffic control devices are warranted/justified.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
FLSA Status Exempt Hours worked per week (include over time) 40 Department Code 050 Department Name Department Of Transportation Unit Code 0771 Unit Name ADMIN-ENGINEERING DIV Position Information Position Type Full-time Job Category Transportation Internal or External External-Open to Public Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required; supplemented by three years of experience in engineering or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Experience in land zoning, rezoning and variance processes to ensure compliance with ordinances, regulations and standards.
Experience in reviewing zoning and variance cases and providing responses.
Experience in site development plan review to ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, regulations and standards.
Experience in attending public hearings with applicants and Board/Planning Commission.
Experience in both urban and rural roadway design using AASHTO Green Book guidelines and State and Local standards.
Experience in project management related to transportation roadway projects.
License and Certifications
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions; fieldwork may expose the incumbent to a variety of hazards related to construction sites. Periodic project or site visits may expose the incumbent to a variety of hazards consistent with a construction and/or treatment plant site including exposure to traffic and/or environmental conditions associated with water system utilities.
Posting Number 02595 Posting Date 12/12/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement
Cobb County is an equal opportunity employer.
Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541
Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.
Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.