Located among the rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a progressive university town with a strong commitment to sustainability, equity, economic vitality, and quality of life.The City of Bloomington's Project Engineer is a member of the Transportation and Traffic Engineering Services Division which is responsible for carrying out the City’s vision to achieve a progressive and balanced transportation system that works for all ages, all abilities, and all modes of transportation. The Project Engineer works on design and management of transportation infrastructure projects, investigates and responds to a variety of transportation-related inquiries, and provides other technical assistance as assigned.
Manages consultant service contracts for the design of transportation projects including sidewalks, bicycle facilities, traffic signals, traffic calming, etc.
Ensures project designs are consistent with applicable engineering principles, guidelines, and City policies.
Investigates, responds to, and resolves issues related to transportation from the general public, other City departments, and other agencies.
Assists City staff with various technical issues and decisions related to development proposals and other infrastructure projects.
Coordinates transportation projects with multiple departments and agencies including City Public Works, City Utilities, Monroe County, Indiana University, INDOT, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Attends meetings and makes presentations to various boards and commissions to discuss transportation projects and provide engineering technical support.
Manages staff within the Transportation and Traffic Engineering Services division as directed.
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday; other times as necessary
ANYONE WISHING TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION MAY DO SO ONLINE(BLOOMINGTON.IN.GOV/JOBS) OR AT CITY HALL, HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (401 N MORTON STREET, SUITE 230).
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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status and disability status in employment or the provision of services. The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm work authorization.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE - Minimum knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Professional Engineering License with a minimum of three years practicing as an Engineer is desired. Certification as an Engineer in Training is required.
TRAINING/SKILLS - Thorough knowledge and ability to utilize accepted transportation engineering principles and practices. Understanding and experience in the utilization of traffic simulation programs and ability to utilize AutoCAD with Civil Engineering applications for project design. Ability to effectively manage projects, staff, and consultants/contractors. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare factual reports. Ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Creative Suite, and GIS software. Experience with asset management software beneficial. Ability to provide leadership for City employees, and effectively communicate with citizens, community leaders, and City, State, and Federal officials during varied situations and circumstances.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS - Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Employee in Responsible Charge (ERC) certification or the ability to receive such certification within one year. Familiarity with intelligent transportation systems, traffic signal operation and equipment, and work zone traffic safety is preferred. Related certifications through the International Municipal Signals Association (I.M.S.A.) or the ability to receive such certifications within one year is desired.