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JOB TITLE: Transportation Planning Engineer
JOB ID: 501674
LOCATION: City of Charlotte
This position assists with guiding and coordinating the technical aspects of transportation planning policies, projects and programs for the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO).
This is a professional and supervisory level position that provides support for the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) which is the federally-designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Charlotte urbanized area.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing complex planning processes/projects and coordination and integration of a variety of planning programs, policies, services and regulations
Lead and manage corridor and planning studies
Facilitate the annual CRTPO traffic data program
Direct the efforts to maintain and amend the Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP)
Provide assistance with the preparation of roadway alignments
Review developer concepts and proposed impacts
Participate on consultant roadway corridor study committees
Prepare cost estimates
Present to the CRTPO policy board and Technical Coordinating Committee
Participate in the development of lists of potential transportation improvement projects to be included in long and short-range plans
Provide technical assistance to CRTPO member jurisdictions
Participate in the rezoning process
Engage in a high level of interaction with the NC Department of Transportation on feasibility studies, environmental document preparation, Merger process projects and other efforts
Participate in CRTPO public involvement efforts, including conducting presentations to neighborhood, civic, business and community groups, as well local governing bodies
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with emphasis in transportation with five (5) years of relevant work experience or a Master’s degree with three (3) years of relevant work experience
Registration as a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D (demonstration of familiarity with this software will be requested as a part of the interview process)
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work in a team environment, including interdepartmental and multi-jurisdictional committees and organizations
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational skills and conflict management skills
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
Conditions of Employment:
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments. Some positions may require the ability to obtain a City Driving Permit. Candidates may also be required to pass a physical examination, polygraph exam, other skill evaluations and background check screens.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 501674
About Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO)
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Charlotte Urbanized Area.