City Traffic Engineer

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on September 19, 2021
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City Traffic Engineer
(Engineer Division Head)
(Job Opening ID #513881)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Traffic Engineering Division, 414 E. 12 th St.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Helps develop and guide the implementation of City priorities and initiatives that include Vision Zero, Complete Streets, transit traffic signal prioritization, and expansion of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Reviews and
evaluates plans, specifications, and studies by consulting engineers to ensure compliance with city, federal, and state requirements and codes. Maintains and develops traffic engineering standards, criteria and policy. Provides technical support to elected leaders, executive management and internal staff. Negotiates with developers for appropriate improvements. Updating and implementing the Traffic Engineering and Operations
Manual. Develops an updated approach to traffic calming standards. Manages City assets (i.e. signs, signals, pavement markings, etc.). Creates and maintains cross-department and cross-sector relationships and ensures project coordination with these and other diverse stakeholders. Ensures that traffic sections have the necessary resources to successfully meet their goals and objectives. Recruits, hires, develops, and retains outstanding staff. Conducts performance evaluations for Section Managers. Tracks program evaluation, data collection and outcomes reporting. Provides overall leadership and guidance to the Traffic group.

REQUIRES 6 years of progressively responsible experience as a Registered Engineer. Must be registered as a
professional architect/engineer with the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects within 6 months of hire. Must pass a pre-employment
drug screen as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $5,719-$10,262/month.
Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.