The City of Yakima is seeking a Supervising Traffic Engineer to join the team!
The Engineering Division not only delivers transportation projects, but also provides contract administration for City Water, Wastewater, Parks, Stormwater, developments and other projects. If you would enjoy working with a small collaborative team of engineering professionals, and delivering quality improvements to the Yakima community, apply today!
Under limited direction and supervision performs a variety of administrative and supervisory duties involved in engineering support of street and traffic programs. Plans, coordinates, and directs the Traffic Engineering Office. Offers support to the Signal and Sign Shops. Performs, administers and oversees responses to resident complaints and reports of hazardous street conditions; inventories of streets by conduction of pavement condition index (PCI) inspections; conducts traffic volume and speed counts; analysis of collision data; preparation of grant applications; review and administration of City’s school safety programs and related grants for pedestrian and bicycle safety; directs the City’s Traffic-Calming program and traffic studies. Assists in preparation of Division budget and activity reports; is responsible for traffic control, street lighting and dimensions, enforcing related City ordinances; coordinates with contract personnel; and supervises technical personnel.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience to include traffic/transportation engineering design, planning and project administration. Experience must also include at least two (2) years of lead, supervisory or project management experience. Certification as an EIT or PE in the State of Washington is preferred and may substitute for bachelor’s degree. Four years additional engineering experience may also substitute for bachelor’s degree.
Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License. Certification as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Washington is preferred.
View the complete job description and apply online at www.yakimawa.gov
About City of Yakima
The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:
• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
• FREE healthcare clinic!
• WA State PERS pension plan
• Employer contribution to a 457 deferred Compensation plan
• Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
• Much more!