Computer Science-Traffic Signaling, Computer and Information Science
The Transportation Planning Division is seeking a Performance Based Planning Data Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to: managing the design, development and continuing enhancement of the Pathways for Planning data system, while ensuring integration with agency data sources and providing information required for federal and state reporting; leading the development, application and maintenance of statewide planning data in GIS including – functional classification, National Highway System, capacity analyses and Corridors of Statewide Significance datasets; managing, guiding and developing GIS analyses and mapping products for planning, environmental and socio-economic needs at the agency level for the statewide plan and travel demand models; managing data and technical analyses to support SMARTSCALE and federal performance measures including capacity analysis and planning roadway inventory data; and serving as the data point of contact for the Planning Division
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, planning, computer science, statistics or related field; or related training and/or experience may substitute for degree. Knowledge of transportation planning and traffic engineering principles. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Ability to collaborate with transportation professionals using internal and external datasets to deliver information as requested. Experience using relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server or SQL Azure. Skilled in the development of SQL and/or PL-SQL to relate datasets using scripting and procedural programming to automate tasks. Knowledge and skill using ArcMap to spatially relate and analyze geo-referenced data sets and layers. Experience in statistical analyses and development of transportation performance measures using relational databases and GIS. Management or supervisory experience.
Master’s degree in civil engineering, planning, mathematics, statistics or related field; or related training and/or experience may substitute for degree. PMP, AICP or GISP accreditation(s). Considerable planning experience. Experience using planning and traffic engineering software, e.g. Highway Capacity Software. Experience as a liaison with diverse groups- government officials, special interest groups, etc.
About Virginia Department of Transportation
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) builds, maintains and operates the commonwealth’s roads, bridges and tunnels…the third-largest state-maintained highway system in the country, behind Texas and North Carolina. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation