Closing: Applicant screening will begin on April 26, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
General Statement The Transportation Engineer will plan and manage the design, construction, reconstruction, and operation of multi-modal transportation infrastructure within Missoula.
Diversity Statement The City of Missoula is committed to cultivating, fostering, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political ideas, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.
How many months/years of experience do you have with civil or traffic engineering?
Explain your experience with traffic engineering, and provide examples.
Physical Requirements Duties require the ability to access project sites where hazardous conditions may exist, including, but not limited to, exposure to loud noise, moving equipment, heights up to 45 feet, excavation trenches, traffic, and changing weather conditions.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Provide direct support in the development and management of the City’s multi-modal, surface transportation projects according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy
Participate in the development and maintenance of transportation policies and procedures
Assist in producing quality designs, conceptual plans, estimates, and specifications for multi-modal facilities located within the city public right-of-way
Prepare transportation facility layouts, typical sections, cross-sections, and traffic control plans for all road classifications.
Provide quality assurance review of plans and construction projects, and collect and interpret data to identify issues and opportunities
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of active transportation, multi-modal, and traffic engineering principles and practices in urban environments
Knowledge of trends and innovation within traffic engineering design and development
Knowledge of traffic control methods and devices, statistical and research procedures, traffic laws and regulations, and construction means and methods
Knowledge of compliance standards and design guidelines, including American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
Ability to perform mathematical computations and design engineering projects
Ability to use engineering instruments and tools, including computers and engineering workstations
Ability to build, interpret, maintain and read engineering plans, specifications, and technical reports
Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse individuals or groups
Bachelor’s degree in engineering in civil or traffic engineering or related field and four to eight years of progressive engineering experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
As the second-largest and most vibrant community in Montana, the City of Missoula depends on our purposeful, dedicated, and talented employees. We invite and encourage all people to join us in our pursuit to make a difference in your life and our community. We believe that all people should have full and equal access to opportunities, power, and resources.
Missoula has a variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who all come together with a singular purpose—to serve the residents, businesses, and visitors. With more than 600 employees in our departments, the City of Missoula invites you to become a part of our municipal government. There are multiple opportunities to begin, grow, and build your career. We are committed to and have placed a high priority on recruiting a workforce that is representative of the community we serve.