General Statement of Job Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under minimal supervision, manages and directs the Transportation Division and provides support, training, and guidance to other department staff. Plans, directs, and implements the County's transportation improvements program, including the oversight of construction projects; manages the site plan and subdivision infrastructure surety process and VDOT/County street acceptances; reviews and makes recommendations on Traffic Impact Analysis reports prepared for development projects; and manages and coordinates applications for transportation funding.
Special Duties & Responsibilities:
Hire, supervise, direct, mentor, and evaluate Transportation Division ("division") staff, to include counseling and disciplining, as necessary, and completing employee performance appraisals. Provide guidance, mentoring, and support to other Planning staff.
Coordinate daily work activities of division staff; organize, prioritize, and assign work; monitor status of work in progress and inspect completed work; and assist in developing solutions to complex problems.
Assist Director in planning activities of department and in developing departmental policies, priorities, objectives and goals; ensure the County's and department's missions and core values are integrated into the day to day decision-making processes; collaborate with the Director to develop, implement, and evaluate the department work program.
Ensure division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; review and critique reports, code amendments and other new initiatives; ensure consistent application of policies among the division.
Ensure adherence of division to established safety procedures; monitor work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiate actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
Develop and implement the Thoroughfare Plan/Transportation Plan of the Comprehensive Plan.
Manage the site plan and subdivision infrastructure surety process, including reviewing engineer's estimates, inspecting work completed, ensuring subdivision/infrastructure agreements are current, approving reductions and release of surety, and, in the event of default, working with the County Attorney's office to secure the surety and oversee completion of the outstanding improvements.
Review, analyze, and comment on Traffic Impact Analysis reports and on transportation components of plans and plat submitted for development review.
Identify transportation funding sources and apply for funding. Assist in the development and implementation of the Capital Improvements Plan (CIP).
Perform advanced transportation analyses using micro-packages related to transportation modeling.
Coordinate and manage activities of engineering consultants in the preparation of studies, reports, designs, plans, specifications, cost estimates, easements, and plats.
Coordinate the County's transportation program with VDOT, FAMPO, FRED, VRE, PRTC, and other agencies, as needed.
Implement and maintain County's Traffic Count Program for development of Levels of Service for the Secondary Road System.
Assist VDOT in conducting final field inspections for VDOT/County Street Acceptance Program.
Serve as Project Manager for County-managed transportation improvement projects.
Attain and maintain VDOT Locally Administered Projects (LAP) qualification.
Act as the Department's chief support person to the County's Transportation Committee.
Prepare and monitor budget for the division.
Track information and prepare reports. Ensure timely submission of required reports to appropriate individuals/agencies.
Attend meetings with the Director, other departments, county officials, applicants, developers, engineers, consultants, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, provide reports, conduct work sessions, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.
Maintain a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable codes, regulations, and standards; review new codes and changes to existing codes; maintain an awareness of new methods, materials, trends and advances in the profession; read professional literature; maintain professional affiliations; attend seminars, conferences, and training sessions as appropriate.
Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Training & Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional transportation engineering or transportation planning experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Must possess a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Licensure as a professional engineer (in the Commonwealth of Virginia) preferred.
Spotsylvania County, Virginia