Under general supervision, performs complex professional work in planning, directing, assigning and supervising the activities of the Department of Transportation's Traffic Signal System Division and The Traffic Engineering Division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Manage the operation of the Traffic Signal System Division and the Traffic Engineering Division. Develop/modify standard operating procedures and guidelines to ensure the goals and objectives of our sections are met and that current city, state, and federal requirements are followed.
Prepares or approves all Engineering plans and reports of the Department. Makes recommendations to Director of Transportation on policy, personnel, and operations issues.
Administer division budgets by reviewing and approving quarterly reports for NCDOT municipal maintenance agreement and submit quarterly invoices. Prepare annual budget and track monthly expenditures. Authorize purchase card statements, requisitions and personnel documents in the absence of the Director of Transportation. Stands in for Director when called upon.
Attend meetings of the development design review committee to provide transportation comments and conditions for proposed plans. Attend planning board and/or city council meetings as necessary to provide engineering expertise where traffic issues are raised.
Represent public works area on special task forces such as the WS/FC Homeland Security Task Force and the Forsyth County Emergency Management Committee.
Supervision given to employees: This position assigns projects to each section and establishes time lines for completion. The employee conducts performance reviews for direct reports. The employee provides regular oversight to the Traffic Signal System Division by reviewing project progress and program performance. The employee provides immediate supervision with more instruction and frequent review of work for the Traffic Engineering Division.
Difficulty/Complexity of work: Detailed, highly technical work requiring extensive training and work experience.
Level of supervision received: This position is responsible for major/critical activities of the department. With general direction from department head, the employee follows broad policies and objectives. The employee develops their work schedules and has direct responsibility for final results/products.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited university with a degree in civil engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent with 10 years of progressive experience including at least 5 years of supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of engineering as applied to traffic engineering on a broad scale; knowledge of the design principles of traffic signal controls; knowledge of local, State and Federal laws pertaining to vehicular traffic and roadway funding; ability to analyze the results of comprehensive studies and surveys and to determine the most effective means of correcting traffic problems and improving traffic flow and control; ability to plan the work and supervise the activities of professionals and technical staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with officials, employees, and the general public; ability communicate effectively both orally and written; ability to multi-task.
Internal Number: 02890
About City of Winston-Salem
The City of Winston-Salem is the 5th largest city in North Carolina with a population of 244,338 as of July 1, 2017.
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?Winston-Salem is in Forsyth County, in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, and is the fourth-largest city in North Carolina
?Founded as Winston in 1851. Became Winston-Salem on May 9, 1913.
?Median household income - $37,000/year
?Weather average temperatures - between 40º and 78º (58º)
?Size - about 132.4 square miles
?Property tax rate - 58.5 cents per $100 of value (2016-2017 FY)
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The City of Winston-Salem provides quality, affordable services that ensure the health, safety and well-being of citizens, while collaborating throughout the community to ensure its economic, social and environmental vitality.
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A municipal government deserving of public confidence, that provides excellent and innovative services, and is an active and cooperative partner in creating a vital community.
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