Champaign County has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
Category: Regional Planning Commission/Transportation Engineer
Date Posted: 7/17/2019
Location: 1776 E. Washington Street (Brookens Building)
Date of Availability: 08/01/2019
Date Closing: Open until filled.
The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission seeks candidates for the position of Transportation Engineer. Champaign County RPC is a people-focused agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work. From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people.
The Transportation Engineer will help to support transportation safety research, analysis, data collection, and reporting activities. The Transportation Engineer will support the development of transportation safety implementation plans and technical documents for local and, regional government initiatives that aim to influence and change behavior of the general public and/or professionals (i.e., transportation engineers, state and local officials, planning and policy professionals).
The Transportation Engineer work is focused primarily on research and deployment activities in transportation safety, but there may be opportunities in transportation operations, logistics, and intelligent transportation systems as well. The Transportation Engineer requires knowledge of transportation engineering principles and interest in research and development.
The Transportation Engineer is also responsible for supporting the Associate Transportation Engineer with transportation modeling projects such as travel demand modeling using specialized modeling software. The Transportation Engineer works closely with the Associate Engineer and Senior Transportation Engineer and assists in the coordination of projects involving transportation planners.
Collects, compiles and analyzes crash data and develop potential counter measures and reports.
Collects and analyzes data and prepares transportation safety studies as assigned.
Collects and analyzes data and support the Associate Engineer on preparing studies in the areas of intersection capacity, traffic impact, access management, corridor analysis, trip generation, signal operations, signal design, parking, etc. through the utilization of transportation software such as SYNCHRO, HCS, and/or Citilabs CUBE.
Responsible for provision of data, research and technical support for local modeling efforts.
Works with representatives of equivalent responsibilities and experience from area municipalities, the mass transit district, the University of Illinois, the State of Illinois and Champaign County.
Responsible for presenting studies to the CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees and other boards or committees as deemed necessary by the Planning and Community Development Director.
Works closely with the Associate and Senior Transportation Engineers on projects assisting with larger-scope or longer-range projects.
Bachelor's Degree in civil/transportation engineering or urban planning with one to two years of experience in an engineering environment or a Master’s Degree in transportation engineering.
Working knowledge of transportation engineering concepts
Working knowledge of principles and practices of transportation planning.
Working knowledge of transportation software such as HCS and SYNCHRO.
Working knowledge of roadway design, intersections operation, signage, pavement markings, traffic signals, and cost estimating.
Working knowledge of network modeling software such as CUBE and CUBE VOYAGER
The job description may be viewed at https://ccrpc.org/jobs/job-descriptions/.
Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F
Pay Grade: 6
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Starting Wage: $25.40 - $31.75 (DOQ)
Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!
Applicants may apply at: www.ccrpc.org/rpcjobs