First review of applications will be on 8/31/18 at 5:00 pm. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at: www.hayward-ca.gov or www.GovernmentJobs.com.
The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Associate Transportation Engineer in the Transportation Division. Under general direction performs journey level and professional transportation engineering tasks and directs the work of technical staff.
The Public Works - Engineering and Transportation Department is organized into six divisions: Administration, Design/Development Services, Construction Services, Transportation, Survey, and the Executive Airport. The Department is responsible for providing engineering and transportation support to City operating departments and divisions and for implementation of the City’s Capital Improvement Program.
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Plan, direct, review, and participate in professional and technical work of a functional group of the Engineering & Transportation Division with principal assignments involving traffic circulation design, traffic safety studies, and design transportation engineering projects, such as traffic signals, signs, and markings, traffic calming, street lighting, and parking facilities.
Provide consulting services and advice to City departments, divisions, and other groups on matters related to transportation engineering.
Respond to inquiries, investigate complaints, and provide information to the public. Meet with individuals and groups as necessary.
Investigate, analyze, and prepare reports including those for the City Engineer on claims against the City related to transportation matters.
Act as Project Manager on both City and consultant-designed transportation related projects.
Prepare applications for State and Federal grant funding.
Select consultants for consideration for City projects; write and process requests for proposals and consultant agreements and contracts.
Make recommendations on street lighting design and wattage.
Assist with the City’s Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program (NTCP).
Make recommendations on Engineering and Transportation responses to requests from neighborhood meetings.
Completion of this Supplemental Questionnaire is required for your application to be considered and is an integral part of the examination process. Responses should be limited to one page per question and sufficiently detailed to assist in evaluating your qualifications for this position. Writing ‘see resume’ is not a sufficient response.
Please describe your experience designing transportation engineering projects, including specifications for traffic signals, street signs, street lighting, and parking facilities.
Describe your experience implementing traffic management strategies.
Please describe your experience in responding to citizen complaints and providing information to the general public.
Please describe your experience working with regional agencies such as the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) or the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
Describe your experience preparing applications for state and federal grant funding.
Please discuss how emerging technology can be used to improve the efficiency of Hayward’s transportation infrastructure.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
Candidates must submit a completed job application online at www.hayward-ca.gov or www.GovernmentJobs.com. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall. Application packets will be screened and candidates considered best qualified will move forward to a competitive recruitment process. The recruitment process may include a written examination, practical or performance examination, and/or oral interview. The recruitment process will result in an eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. The actual job offer will depend on the candidate’s success in the departmental selection process.
Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of engineering experience in transportation with 1 year of the experience being after acquiring the Professional Engineering or Traffic Engineering License.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation engineering or closely related field.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s license at time of appointment.
Possession of a certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer in the State of California.
About City of Hayward
ABOUT HAYWARD With over 150,000 residents, Hayward is the sixth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is centrally located 14 miles south of Oakland, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, and 26 miles north of San Jose. This location makes the city a transportation hub with an extensive network of freeways, bus lines, two BART stations, an Amtrak station, and the Hayward Executive Airport. According to the 2010 census, Hayward is the second most ethnically-diverse community in California, which is apparent in its rich cultural events and diverse local businesses. The family-oriented community is home to Cal State East Bay University, Chabot Community College, a unique historic downtown, and some of the best weather in the bay area. Today, Hayward is on the cusp of yet another evolution, attracting major new investment and development activity. The City of Hayward is governed by a seven-member City Council and employs 800 full-time personnel. The organization is led by an energetic, service-oriented Executive Team eager to communicate the organization’s vision.