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Senior Transportation Engineer

Company: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Who we're looking for: A skilled transportation engineer with expertise and passion in active transportation who will support local Miami-Dade municipalities in delivering key bicycle-pedestrian projects and initiatives as well as address current bicycle-pedestrian safety and accessibility issues. The person in this role will work with the Street Plans team to participate in all stages of project development including design, implementation, engineering analyses, and overseeing the production of conceptual drawings, detailed striping and signage plans, and technical plans/reports. Location Remote work is acceptable part-time, but it is expected that the successful candidate will be required to work in person several days per week. Role Overview

  • Assisting cities around Miami-Dade County with the implementation of bicycle and pedestrian projects, including Vision Zero Action Plans, working with FDOT and Miami-Dade County Transportation and Public Works.
  • Design of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure from start to completion.
  • Catalyze long-term street transformations by assisting with the design and implementation of Tactical Urbanism demonstration, pilot, and interim design projects;
  • Support Street Plans' Principals with the development and management of complete streets planning projects (such as citywide bicycle and pedestrian master plans, corridor plans, policy development etc.);
  • Lead or contribute to multi-modal traffic studies with an emphasis on moving people, not just vehicles, safely;
  • Assist with design and execution of public meetings and workshops;
  • Develop data collection and evaluation plans Salary and Benefits
    • $80,000 - $130,000 / yr
    • IRA match
    • Healthcare stipend
    • Annual bonus (amount depends on company and personal performance)
    • 21 days of paid vacation
    • Paid maternity / paternity leave
    • 12 paid holidays off
    • Flexible and relaxed work environment To Apply: Email with "Plangineer" in the subject of your email. Please include your Resume, Cover Letter, and any relevant work samples you'd like to highlight for this position - and a short description of your favorite street or public space - tell us why you love it in 250 words or less. Experience
      • Min. 5 years experience contributing to or leading bicycle/pedestrian engineering efforts, with a minimum of three years managing the planning and implementation of active transportation projects.
      • Expertise in active transportation planning and engineering.
      • Undergraduate or graduate degree in civil or transportation engineering is required; any additional degrees in urban planning, urban design, architecture is a plus but not required.
      • Professional Engineering (PE) license is required; Professional Transportation Operations Engineer (P.T.O.E.) is a plus;
      • Experience designing and delivery tactical "quick build" projects is a big plus! Skills The Plangineer position combines urban and land use planning skills with professional engineering and project management expertise. More specifically, the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate.
        • Interest and passion for multimodal, context-sensitive transportation!
        • Capacity for community-facing activities such as in-person and digital workshops, charrettes, community meetings etc.
        • Fluency with Google Workspace (Google drive, gmail, sheets, docs etc.)
        • Experience in design software (i.e. AutoCAD, MicroStation, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign etc.)
        • Experience with traffic analysis using modeling software (Synchro, Auto-Turn, Simtraffic, Vissim, etc.), roadway geometric design software (Civil 3D, GEOPAK or InRoads)
        • Non-software traffic engineering tasks (network assessment, crash analysis, safety studies)
        • Spanish language a plus!

Keywords: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, Miami , Senior Transportation Engineer, Professions , Miami, Florida

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