Civil Engineering Manager
|Location:||Office of Transportation|
|Divisions:||DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS|
Salary: $54,700 - $72,900
General Description and Classification Standards
The City of Atlanta’s Department of Public Works operates over 960 signalized intersections throughout the City and other 250 diverse electric traffic control devices. It operates also close to 20,000 city-owned street lights and 37,000 leased lights from Georgia Power Company. The Department is looking for an experienced Civil or Electrical Engineer to direct operation of the Signals and Street Lights Division.
Reporting to the General Manager of the Office of Transportation, this senior role will lead the Department of Public Work’s efforts to operate and maintain street lights, and Traffic Signals Systems and the Atlanta Traffic Control Center (ATCC). This involves signals and interconnect communication systems using fiber optic and wireless technology. This effort requires coordination with the Atlanta Information Management (AIM) team and key operational partners including: GDOT, local Community Improvement Districts, architectural and engineering firms, as well as adjacent municipalities.
The ideal candidate will have management experience deploying similar systems in other municipalities or large scale projects. Candidates will need to display both the ability to think and plan strategically while also managing day to day tasks, personnel, and communications to leadership.
Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for assigned functions or programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Be able to set goals and measurable objectives and manage procurement, tasks and other problems to accomplish goals.
Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees dedicated to traffic signals and street lights operations and oversee the management of technical staff dedicated to field operations. Interacts with administrative employees, multiple intermediate supervisors and team leaders.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Basic knowledge of street lighting
Eight (8) plus years traffic engineering experience applied to signal design, signal construction and signal operations.
Four (4) plus years managing teams and large contracts
A PMP is preferred, but may possibly be substituted with related work experience
Preferred Education & Experience
Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering and ten (10) years' of experience managing traffic control systems and traffic signal operations. Knowledge of signal design and implementation. Knowledge of traffic operations in coordinated (synchronized) systems. Knowledge of traffic signal interconnections with fiber optic or wireless communication systems. Desirable knowledge of public street lighting. Capable to manage personnel with different qualifications and able to resolve conflicts.
Licensures and Certifications
Preferred State of Georgia Registration as a Professional Engineer
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required excellent driving abilities and mobility. Typical environmental conditions associated with job as applied to street operation in a urban environment
City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Last updated: 12/4/2014 11:37:55 AM