Senior Transportation Engineer

City of Roswell | Roswell, GA

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Posted Date 6/20/2019

The purpose of this classification is to perform technical traffic and transportation tasks including: reviewing and analyzing capital design and construction plans; reviewing and analyzing development and redevelopment plans; design of transportation projects, analysis of improvements to traffic operations and safety for motorists and pedestrians; project compliance with requirements of the GDOT PDP process; managing and/or monitoring City of Roswell projects in the Transportation Capital Improvement Program; managing the transportation assets of the City, operating traffic management systems, supervising support staff and junior level engineers, coordination with other City departments, consultants, contractors, other governmental agencies, developers, and utility companies.

$61,193-$79,551 annually


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Designs and/or reviews and prepares comments for capital design and construction projects; evaluates project proposals and develops priority criteria and ranking; conducts site visits to perform field investigation; reviews the capital improvement element of the budget.
  • Review and resolve project design issues, schedule and budget, tracks project status, attends project meetings including meetings with design consultants, state and federal agencies, and other local governments to communicate and coordinate project tasks. Coordinate right of way and utility needs on capital projects; coordinates and/or performs right-of-way research, investigations, and tracking.
  • Performs field investigations of roads and intersections for signage, pothole and erosion control issues; records complaints and problems brought by residents and businesses; identifies and determines solutions to issues; reports to supervisor to plan problem resolution.
  • Prepares and implements plans for bike and pedestrian facilities; develops projects to implement bike loop, develops sidewalk priority criteria; coordinates the private to public street requests.
  • Reviews and prepares comments for site development plans and accompanying reports as relates to transportation issues, including site investigation, technical research, report preparation, meeting attendance, review team coordination, and tracking. Reviews and analyzes traffic impact studies.
  • Performs GIS analysis of transportation related issues and preparation of project databases, graphics and maps.
  • Develops project concepts and designs and prepares and/or supervises design drawings of transportation improvements. Design may include drainage.
  • May supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Assists with contract procurement process; assists with preparation of requests for proposals and construction bid packages; reviews and supervises work of contracted engineering firms and/or in-house engineering consultant.
  • Coordinates transportation programs with GDOT, ARC, GRTA; reviews development proposals, permit applications, and construction plans; coordinates transportation plans with other governmental agencies.
  • Assists with budget preparation for assigned division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; determines capital equipment needs for division; reviews and approves budget items for purchase.
  • Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, codes, regulations and standards; conducts research and maintains an awareness of new issues, methods, equipment, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature to stay up to date with best practices; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing education activities; attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
  • Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed; participates on review committees, policy committees, safety committees, or other committees; represents the department at public meetings and community events.
  • Communicates with supervisors, City Administrator, Mayor and City Council, and other departments as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems; responds to requests for service or assistance. Communicates with various groups and individuals to gather and provide information regarding transportation issues; responds to citizen requests and concerns; meets with developers, consultants, and engineers on projects; coordinates with other governmental agencies.
  • Reviews or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, equipment operating manuals, procedures, handbooks, reference materials, manuals, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the daily activities of the department and division; prepares related reports and documents; maintains and updates transportation improvement plans; maintains and updates sidewalk priority list; coordinates City participation in regional issues; prepares and distributes agendas for meetings.
  • Assists in seeking funding resources to support projects and plans; prepares applications for project funding; prepares grant applications; monitors compliance with guidelines of grants awarded to the City.
  • Coordinates, attends, and participates in various meetings; attends and represents the Department in public meetings including City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and other public meetings; attends bike and pedestrian regional meetings; coordinates public involvement meetings; attends intergovernmental meetings; attends planning conferences; attends neighborhood meetings.
  • Operates a personal computer, printer, fax machine, copier, phone system, measuring wheel, calculator, engineering scale, light table, tape measure, and other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and other system software utilized by the department.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required with concentration in Transportation; P.E. license in Georgia preferred; four to six years experience in roadway design, transportation engineering, traffic engineering, or related field, or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and three years of experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must know how to operate Georgia DOT’s road design software.



Additional Salary Information: The City of Roswell offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Benefits are available for full time employees. •Medical Insurance: HSA with employer contributions into a Health Savings Account •Dental: Two plans offered (in and out-of-network plan). Cost sharing. •Vision Insurance: Affordable premiums 100% paid by employee. •Basic Life /Voluntary Life: Basic Life (3X Salary) is provided by the City at no cost to the employee. Additional term life insurance available, paid by employee. •Critical Illness Insurance •Group Accident Insurance •Short & Long Term Disability: 100% paid by the City. •Employee Assistance Plan: •Flexible Spending Account •Education Assistance •Pension Plan: Defined Contribution Plan. Employer funding at 10% of annual salary with an optional match of 1:1 up to a maximum of 5%. •Deferred Compensation (457b) Retirement Plan: Employee voluntarily contributes to investment plan pre-tax. Enroll at any time. No loans available. •401a Employer Match: The City has approved a 1% of base salary match when a full time employee contributes 2% to their 457b plan. Vesting schedule applies. Match is based on approval by Mayor and Council every fiscal year. •ROTH IRA: Employee contributes to plan after tax. No matching funds from the City of Roswell. •Paid Time Off (PTO); Paid Sick Leave; Paid Holidays; Paid Volunteerism/Civic Engagement Leave
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