Our client is seeking a highly qualified and licensed Professional Engineer (PE) to join their team in Phoenix as a Traffic Planning Department Manager. As a key leader in the organization, you will be responsible for managing and directing the traffic planning department, ensuring the development and implementation of effective traffic management strategies.
- Strategic Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive traffic planning strategies in alignment with organizational goals and regulatory standards.
- Team Leadership: Lead and manage a team of traffic planners, engineers, and analysts, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
- Project Management: Oversee the planning and execution of traffic-related projects, ensuring compliance with engineering standards, regulations, and budget constraints.
- Data Analysis: Utilize engineering principles and data-driven insights to assess traffic patterns, identify bottlenecks, and recommend improvements for optimal traffic flow.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated on local, state, and federal regulations related to traffic management, ensuring strict adherence in all planning activities.
- Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, government agencies, and stakeholders to coordinate traffic planning efforts with broader urban planning initiatives.
- Public Outreach: Engage with the community through outreach programs to gather feedback, address concerns, and communicate planned changes in traffic management.
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
- Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with a specialization in transportation or traffic engineering.
- Proven experience in traffic planning, with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial role.
- Strong knowledge of traffic engineering principles, traffic modeling, and simulation tools.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills.
- Proficient in project management methodologies and tools.
- Effective communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Familiarity with GIS (Geographic Information System) software is a plus.
- Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.