Overview: Located among the rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a progressive university town with a strong commitment to sustainability, equity, economic vitality, and quality of life. The City's Transportation and Traffic Engineer manages the Transportation and Traffic Engineering Services Division which is responsible for carrying out the City’s vision to achieve a progressive and balanced transportation system that works for all ages, all abilities, and all modes of transportation. This Division's nine full-time staff members work to improve the City's pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle networks; manage construction within the public right of way; and provide technical assistance to numerous internal and external stakeholders.
Supervise, support, and mentor the Division's engineers, project managers, technicians, and other staff.
Oversee design, right-of-way acquisition, construction bidding, and construction inspection to ensure that transportation projects adhere to engineering best practices, address public safety, and support the City’s vision of a sustainable transportation network.
Work with the general public on issues related to transportation including traffic signal timing, sidewalks, bicycle facilities, traffic calming, and other safety concerns. Serve on, and provide engineering support to, the City Traffic Commission.
Manage the transportation capital improvement program budget, including both local and non- local funding sources.
Oversee all excavation work within the public right of way and coordinate with the Department of Public Works regarding system improvements such as paving, striping, regulatory signage, and signal operations.
Provide engineering input to long range planning staff for planning efforts including the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Transportation Plan.
Provide guidance to development services staff by reviewing traffic studies and assisting with various technical issues related to development proposals. Serve on, and provide engineering support to, the City Plan Commission.
Coordinate with other departments and agencies including the Metropolitan Planning Organization, Indiana Department of Transportation, Monroe County, Indiana University, Utilities, and City Boards and Commissions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education/Experience: Minimum knowledge equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Professional Engineering License with a minimum of four years of work experience practicing as a licensed Engineer. Supervisory experience is preferred.
Training/Skills: Thorough knowledge and ability to utilize accepted traffic engineering principles and practices. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare factual reports and presentations. Ability to provide