Neighborhood Traffic Safety Services (NTSS) in the City of Bellevue's Transportation Department is seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer to plan, design, and implement neighborhood traffic safety projects (e.g. slow streets, discouraging commuter traffic, green streets, improving the pedestrian environment). NTSS is recognized for its many advances in neighborhood traffic calming approaches. We are looking for a forward-thinking Senior Transportation Engineer to join our progressive team of transportation professionals. The ideal candidate will develop traffic safety programs and projects through a blend of technical experience and project management skills to engage the community to enhance safety in neighborhoods. We partner with residents to continually improve the safety and comfort of neighborhood streets through education, traffic management, encouragement and traffic calming improvements to make a vibrant and livable community for all users of the transportation system.
Why Join Our Team?
You would be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and assisting in the development and enhancement of community visions. Our team members bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of honesty, accountability and commitment to service and take pride in the work they do. You would work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative, and culturally competent are the status quo. The City of Bellevue Transportation Department takes pride in being dynamic, multicultural, future-focused and high performing. We invest in our employees and encourage and reward employee growth and development. Our department and team culture values and encourages quality communication, shared leadership, innovation and integrity.
Education and Experience Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. A degree in a closely related field may be considered.
Minimum five (5) years of transportation related design or project management experience.
Washington State Professional Civil Engineering license required or ability to acquire within six (6) months of employment.
Washington State driver's license is required or ability to acquire within three (3) months of employment.
Knowledge of established civil engineering principles, practices, methods and techniques related to transportation. Knowledge of Vision Zero, Complete Streets and NACTO concepts in project design and development.
Ability to take projects from a conceptual state through construction and doing so successfully while engaging stakeholders.
Ability to deliver the projects on time and on budget. Ability to identify and address risks to project design, schedule or budget.
Ability to design and implement transportation projects and project scoping design concepts.
Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and maintain productive working relationships. Excellent interpersonal communication skills including public speaking and the ability to communicate technical information in a non-technical manner.
Ability to organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate civil engineering problems and provide practical, cost-effective solutions.
Ability to use computer software applications to improve work processes, such as databases, spreadsheets, projects management tools, AutoCAD and/or equivalent software.
Proven ability to independently plan, schedule, organize and complete multiple projects within established deadlines and budget.
Ability to apply sound engineering judgment under stressful situations. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflicts with a wide variety of stakeholders, make decisions, and develop recommendations.
About City of Bellevue
At the City of Bellevue, you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and being a part of the community vision. Our people bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of honesty, accountability, and commitment to service, and take pride in the work they do. You'll work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative, and future-focused are the status quo. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. It's what makes The City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.