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|Organization:||Glynn County Board of Commissioners||Job Category:||
Engineering and Technology
Director Public Works
|Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Georgia (GA)||City:||Brunswick||Post Code:||31520||Salary and Benefits:||$47,048 - $75,276||Post Date:||02/20/2014||
This position is responsible for performing, planning, directing and organizing professional, administrative and technical work as it relates to the Traffic Engineering Division of the Public Works Department.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff. Coordinates daily work activities of employees in the division. Plans, designs, manages and regulates Glynn County’s traffic engineering systems; performs transportation and traffic engineering duties and manages the maintenance of pavement signs, markings, street lights and traffic signal systems. Evaluates existing programs for efficiencies and accomplishments; recommends and implements programs and procedural changes to accomplish overall divisional and departmental goals. Investigates, analyzes and develops remediation measures for various intersection and traffic system issues; e. g. signal operations, design and timing; application of traffic control devices; comparison of data and/or calculations against legal and operational criteria; evaluates safety and operational sufficiency of various traffic systems, rules and regulations, technical and logistical data. Coordinates with the appropriate Community Development and Public Works staff to identify, plan and develop the County’s future transportation needs. Provides traffic and transportation engineering designs in coordination with the appropriate Community Development and Public Works staff on projects relating to the County’s transportation network, to include street improvements, bikeways, traffic safety improvements, traffic markings and signs, street lights, and traffic signal. Conducts traffic engineering studies, accident studies, and speed studies. Reviews studies prepared by consulting engineers in support of public and private development. Reviews proposed land developments for traffic and transportation impacts, including plan checking, traffic control measures, traffic impact analysis, street lighting and traffic signals. Provides input on planning applications submitted to the County and attends planning staff review and Planning Commission meetings. Investigates complaints and requests from the general public and special interest groups regarding traffic and transportation engineering street lighting and traffic and signal matters. Monitors and enforces work zone traffic control. Monitors traffic signal systems and implements the necessary operational adjustments. Reviews plans for signals, signing and pavement markings, signal system timings, intelligent transportation systems, maintenance of traffic, intersection improvements prepared by other agencies and consultants. Develops strategic and long-range plans for division operations: identifies and prioritizes various maintenance and construction projects; participates in planning efforts at the local and regional level. Prepares and administers operating budget and capital budget for division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgets. Manages special projects for the department, including the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects and related services. Oversees professional contractors and/or consultants providing services for projects. Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Traffic Engineering or Transportation Engineering; supplemented by four (4) years of years professional engineering work involving the design, maintenance, and operation of traffic control systems; project management, budget administration, and supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Valid driver’s license is required. Valid State of Georgia Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certification is required. Valid Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) designation is preferred.
Please visit our website at www.glynncounty.org to apply for the position.