Professional Engineer (Vision Zero)
The City of Fort Worth seeks a registered Professional Engineer to serve a critical role in development and implementation of Vision Zero. This position will have responsibility for performing crash data analysis with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, field safety audits, and designing and recommending countermeasures for implementation once the Vision Zero High-Injury Network is finalized in Fall 2020. The Professional Engineer will also assist a Sr. Professional Engineer with processing traffic safety service requests and will be responsible for reviewing private development plans for alignment with the City’s Traffic Engineering Manual, Access Management Policy, and Master Thoroughfare Plan.
The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position:
- A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field.
- Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience of which one year must be in complete streets roadway design.
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. (If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas within six months of employment).
- A valid Driver's License.
Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position including:
- Knowledge of the latest versions of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD), Highway Capacity Manual (TRB HCM 2010), AASHTO Manual for Geometric Designs of Highways and Streets and Microsoft Office.
- Familiarity with National Association of City Transportation Officials Design Guidelines
- Familiarity with Vision Zero, Safe Routes to School and Safe Routes to Transit concepts
- Experience analyzing crash data, with specific experience utilizing TxDOT’s Crash Records Information System (CRIS)
- Proficiency in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- MS Office – Word, Excel and Power point
- Engineering analysis tools and studies experience.
- Community engagement experience
- Experience in Neighborhood Traffic Management programs