Transportation Operations Division Chief

University Of Illinois, Gies College Of Business

JOB SUMMARY The Transportation Operations Division Chief is responsible for a variety of traffic and transportation engineering functions for the purpose of maintaining and managing roadway and signal improvements for private development, Town projects, as well as day to day operations.

The position includes the management of the traffic signal

technicians and a staff engineer position. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Manages the Town's traffic signal system to include timing changes, inspections, and SCDOT's signal maintenance agreement requirements; Conducts traffic studies to include safety audits, warrant analysis, and other related studies; Develops budgets for programs and projects.

Participates in the Town's Design Review Team (DRT) to review commercial, residential, and linear project plans, ensuring adherence to engineering standards such as access, signage, ADA, etc. Reviews Impact backssments and makes recommended improvements to infrastructure; Assists in update and administration of the Town's Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance; Manages Town Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Micromobility improvement projects; Reviews selection and manages the Town's Transportation Sales Tax (TST) and Charleston County Transportation Committee (CTC) projects; Assists with on-going implementation of the Town's Street Sign Replacement Program, to include preparation of plans in GIS, and recommendations for sign removal/replacement; Oversees the Town's Traffic Calming Program; Assists with the Town's Resurfacing and Restriping Programs; Responds to citizen requests for information or concerns related to transportation or traffic issues; Presents to the Transportation Committee and/or Town Council on subjects related to Traffic and Transportation; Develops and manages assigned projects; Supervises the Town's Traffic Signal Technicians and Staff Engineer (transportation); Maintains good working relationships with contractors, developers, and other agencies; Performs other related assigned duties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK: Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with seven (7) to ten (10) ten years of work experience in the Transportation or Traffic Engineering discipline(s) or equivalent combination of education and experience; Possesses a Profession Engineering (PE) license; Possesses International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Work Zone and Traffic Signal certificate or ability to obtain within 1 year; Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certificate encouraged or ability to obtain within 2 years; Roadway Safety Professional (RSP1) certificate encouraged or ability to obtain within 2 years.

  • Type: Job

  • Location: Mount Pleasant, SC

  • Company: University Of Illinois, Gies College Of Business

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