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Civil Engineer - Transportation Engineering Supervisor job in Falls Church

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Organization:  City of Falls Church
Job Category:  Transportation
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Virginia (VA)
City:  Falls Church
Post Code:  22046
Salary and Benefits:  $85,000 + DOQ

The City of Falls Church is seeking an experienced transportation engineering professional to direct the City’s transportation engineering programs, supervising two Civil Engineers. This position is responsible for all of the transportation system infrastructure planning and management (traffic signals, streetlights, paving, signage and striping, sidewalks), capital project design and implementation, and private commercial development review. The successful candidate will have experience in the design and management of all infrastructure systems listed above, will embody multi-modal and urban transportation principles and techniques, and will have experience implementing federal grants (RSTP, SYP, HSIP, CMAQ, SRTS, etc.). Superb organizational and process management skills are necessary to succeed due to the wide range of responsibilities and heavy workload.


Manages the City’s transportation engineering programs including traffic signals, streetlights, parking programs, paving, signage and striping;Coordinates engineering review and construction oversight of subdivisions and commercial site development projects including, but not limited to, traffic impact assessment studies, public infrastructure improvements, storm water improvements, and site design;Manages multimodal transportation-related capital improvement projects from concept to completion;Provides technical presentations in public venues such as Planning Commission meetings, City Council meetings, Town Hall meetings, and various committee meetings including periodic nights and weekends;Collaborate with various City departments, including Planning, Zoning, Police, Parks and Rec;Provides staff support to the City’s Citizen Advisory Committee on Transportation, and attends monthly meeting;Reviews and prepares civil design drawings, technical specifications, and construction cost estimates;Manages and ensures compliance with State and Federal grants;Recommends solutions and alternatives to technical problems arising during study and design phase of various public and private projects;Acts as local authority on regulations and guidelines related to Transportation;Supervises two (2) Civil Engineers, providing leadership, mentoring, and career development;Provides on-call emergency response for governmental operations (e.g. traffic signal operations, weather emergencies, construction support);

Receives and responds to citizen inquiries and complaints and establishes priorities;Works with Construction Management section to solve problems arising during construction;Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City officials, other public officials, associates, contractors, and the general public; Attends project and administrative meetings and conferences;Develops and manages Transportation operating and capital budgets;Develops policies and standards for public transportation infrastructure design and operations;Performs related tasks as required.


Minimum requirements include licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire) and at least five years of experience in Transportation Engineering. Preferred qualifications include experience managing all of the transportation systems identified above, experience supervising professional engineers, and certification as a Professional Transportation Operations Engineer (PTOE) or Professional Transportation Planner (PTP).

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Salary or Salary & Benefits: $85,000 + depending on qualifications. Includes comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, pension plan, deferred compensation plan, flexible spending account, college savings plan, life and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, credit union membership, free parking, and more. See www.fallschurchva.gov for additional information.

To Apply: Send City application or resume to City of Falls Church, HR Div, 300 Park Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046 or hr@fallschurchva.gov. Resumes received by Friday, June 13, 2014 will receive priority consideration.

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