The City of Bellevue Transportation Department is seeking an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer who is self-motivated and team-oriented to join our team in the Smart Mobility Division. You will have the opportunity to collaborate alongside an innovative team that utilizes the latest technologies to manage the transportation network and advance new mobility initiatives in Bellevue.
The Smart Mobility Division at Bellevue is responsible for planning and implementing technologies to support the safe and efficient operations of goods and people on city streets. The Smart Mobility Division operates a state-of-the-art adaptive signal control system (SCATS) at over 200 signalized intersections that communicate over a high-speed fiber network. Additionally, we are responsible for planning, implementing and operating emerging technologies that are identified on the City’s Smart Mobility Plan(Download PDF reader). The ITS Engineer will manage a variety of transportation projects and plans that support the city’s overarching Smart Mobility Vision which is to “use innovation and partnerships to deploy emerging technologies that enhance the safety, sustainability, efficiency, and accessibility of Bellevue’s transportation system.”
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Implement traffic signal timing plans under the guidance of a Senior ITS Engineer
Perform traffic signal timing analysis using simulation tools such as Synchro, SimTraffic, and VISSIM to forecast and determine operational outcomes
Ability to research, prepare, and present technical recommendations to other department staff.
Ability to research capabilities new transportation technologies and provide recommendations to solve mobility challenges in the city.
Ability to produce insights into complex transportation datasets by applying data sorting and analytics techniques.
Experience with direct customer service which includes the general public.
Participate in and/or lead multi-disciplinary teams.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and assignments.
Ability to managing competing timelines for projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Supervision Received and Exercised
The ITS Engineer will work under the general supervision of the Smart Mobility Manager.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. Successful completion of transportation courses in a college or university program is desirable.
1-2 years of applied experience in the field of transportation through internship experience or applied coursework.
Washington State Engineer-in-Training certification is required. Ability to obtain within one year will be considered.
Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license by date of hire. Must have and maintain a good driving record.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
General understanding and knowledge of transportation engineering principles, practices, and methods.
Experience using AutoCAD for the preparation of design plans is preferred.
Ability to reference industry guidelines and standards such as MUTCD, PROWAG, and AASHTO to advance traffic operations strategies or designs.
Ability to manage time on multiple projects, issues, and priorities effectively and simultaneously with attention to detail.
Ability to work effectively as a team member and to promote a positive work environment.
Ability to adapt to change and learn as new initiatives, methods, and procedures are implemented.
Ability to use sound judgment under stressful situations. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflicts with a wide variety of stakeholders, make decisions, and develop recommendations.
Ability to compile and analyze data and research complex issues, including new and innovation techniques for addressing mobility.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software to prepare documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Ability to use computer software to improve work processes, such as databases, spreadsheets, and project management tools.
Knowledge of computer software coding techniques and fundamentals is a desirable skillset to support Bellevue’s adaptive traffic signal control operations.
Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry objects up to 20 pounds.
The noise level in the office environment is usually moderately quiet.
This is a full-time, non-union, exempt position.
Work Location: Must be located within commuting distance of Bellevue City Hall. There is an opportunity for some remote work, as agreed upon with the supervisor.
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The City of Bellevue values diversity in its workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran's status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws.
At the City of Bellevue, you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and advancing the community vision. The five essential and enduring principles that guide our individual actions, our interactions, and our decision making in the City of Bellevue organization is: exceptional public service, stewardship, committee to employees, integrity, and innovation. You'll work in an environment that is innovative, collaborative, future focused, and committed to excellence. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. We embrace the future while respecting our past. It's what makes the City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.
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