Engineer I - Transportation and Development
Anne Arundel County - Office of Planning and Zoning
Salary: $55,143.00 - $98,461.00 AnnuallyApply Now
ENGINEER I - Anne Arundel County, MD Office of Planning and Zoning
Location: Anne Arundel County, MD
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Department: Planning and Zoning
Job Number: 06260
Closing date and time: 10/25/2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Salary: $55,143.00 - $98,461.00 Annually
This posting will be used to fill a Full Time, Permanent, Engineer I position on the Transportation Team in the Development Division of the Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning.
The Transportation Team is responsible for the review of transportation impacts associated with development and addressing transportation issues, including code amendments, design manual updates, and the implementation of bicycle/pedestrian transit improvements.
The Engineer I, II and III classes include the Entry (I), Intermediate (II), and full performance level (III) of professional engineering work. The Engineer I class is the entry level where employees receive close supervision in performing engineer tasks; at the Engineer II level there is more independence and less supervision; and at the Engineer III level the employee is expected to perform a variety of engineering tasks independently and with minimal supervision.
NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK
Work involves responsibility for performing increasingly more difficult engineering duties associated with the planning, location, design, construction, maintenance and operations of residential, commercial and public buildings and facilities. Work involves the application of thorough engineering knowledge to insure assigned projects are in compliance with applicable building and construction industry standards, Federal, state and County codes relative to area of assignment.
Work is performed within established policies and professional standards and is reviewed through conferences and reports for adherence to schedules and standards applicable to the assignment by a higher level engineer or manage official.
- Examples of Duties and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential job functions of all positions in this class).
Reviews commercial and/or residential development plans for compliance with adopted development codes, capital projects, and for compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations including the ADA. Reviews traffic studies and develops recommendations for changes in traffic operations. Reviews development proposals for compliance with County traffic standards. Prepares scopes of work; analyzes proposals; participates in pre-design and final design conferences; reviews complex subdivision, residential, commercial, and industrial development plans, and zoning hearing applications. Studies existing and proposed roadway geometry to determine on-street parking requirements. Determines background developments to be included in traffic studies; solicits and compiles draft scoping response letters. Tracks mitigation and impact fee credit proposals, approvals, and construction. Tracks frontage improvement proposals, approvals, and construction. Maintains records of intersection and road segment traffic counts, as well as physical and electronic records of approved traffic studies. Answers and investigates requests from citizens for traffic information related to subdivision and development plans, building and access permits, and zoning cases. Attends community meetings and Board of Appeals on a monthly basis, as needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and practices of traffic engineering. Knowledge of the principles of pavement marking, traffic routing, accident analysis, and street lighting. Knowledge of general traffic rules, regulations, and ordinances. Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to residential and commercial development plans and capital projects. Knowledge of the application and use of computer technology related to traffic engineering. Ability to exercise judgement in making practical recommendations with respect to the flow and control of traffic. Ability to keep records and prepare accurate, concise reports. Ability to plan and conduct engineering research, field studies, plan evaluations. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relations with colleagues, developers, engineers, architects, contractors, inspectors and the public.
- Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in engineering or a related field; and a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license..
- Supplemental Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with the following:
1.) Experience with traffic analysis/traffic engineering.
2.) Proficiency using SIDRA, Synchro, HCS, ITE Trip Generation Software, and GIS Software.
3.) Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
- Anne Arundel County
- (410) 222-7595
2660 Riva Road, First Floor
Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
Posted September 27, 2021, 8:49 AM PDT
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