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CAMPO TransportationProject Engineer

StantecThe Capital Area MPO is looking for a bright and motivated individual to fill a permanent position to manage the regionís Locally Administered Projects Program (LAPP). The position will serve as the lead MPO project manager throughout project development and implementation process for all LAPP projects. The position will be responsible for overseeing a variety of federally funded transportation projects through all project stages. General duties include overseeing the day to day operations of the LAPP program.

The position will maintain all the LAPP program handbook, training, guidance resources, and maintain a LAPP project tracking system. The position will prepare LAPP program status reports, TIP modifications, and monitor compliance with the LAPP regulations and performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: Six years of relevant. Bachelor's degree in a related field. Experience with NCDOT construction projects preferred. Professional accreditation preferred.

Closes May 1st, 2014.

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City of Concord

City of ConcordThis class is responsible for performing highly responsible and complex professional and administrative work associated with the planning, direction, and management of the traffic control signal system for the City of Concord; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Transportation Director. Incumbents assist with the budget planning process and supervises staff.

Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures, and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Performs complex professional, highly responsible, and administrative work associated with the planning, evaluation, design, installation, inspection, operation, and testing of traffic control signal equipment, computerized signal optimization systems, fiber optic and wireless communications infrastructure, and related appurtenances. Performs design, programming, and fault discovery of signal controller software, inductive loop detection, video detection, and traffic camera systems, traffic signal optimization analysis, signal warrant studies, and affiliated traffic engineering work. Responsible for and provides overall direction to and management of Signal Division Technicians and contract crews with regards to the operations of signal assemblies, signal systems, and the Traffic Management Center; responsible for records and documentation protocols associated with traffic signal system maintenance operations. Coordinates Signal Division activities and traffic/security camera use with other City Departments, outside agencies, contractors and organizations. Develops, implements, and reviews Signal Division performance measurements and procedures within the scope of Council goals. Recommends Signal Division annual budget; approves and regularly monitors authorized expenditure items. Support and assist other Transportation Department staff in the collection and assessment of transportation data and studies; provides technical reports for projects; provides staff assistance to the Transportation Director and City Administration; responds to public inquiries and complaints. Manages and coordinates interdepartmental utilization and future deployment goals of the City's fiber optic network. Acts to schedule fiber optic users groups meetings. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Required Skills: At entry this position requires knowledge of Traffic control signals and traffic/securitycamera systems including geometric, electrical, metal pole traffic signal design, detection and surveillance systems, communications, etc.; System computers and related software applications such as Synchro, VISSIM, HCM, Centracs, Oasis, Autoscope, Sensys, Wavetronics, IpConfigure; Fiber Optic cable and splice design, computer networking - switches, routers, fiber optic transceivers, etc. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) signal warrant analysis; National Electric Code and National Electric Safety Code; electrical and electronics design and schematics; NCDOT Standards and Specifications - Traffic Signals; Administration, supervisory and budgetary principles; Applicable tools and equipment of the trade; Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.At entry this position requires skills in Ability to design, maintain, and enhance complex traffic signal control and camera systems; Conduct traffic optimization analysis, perform and interpret traffic congestion and reports; Develop and administer maintenance and consulting contracts; Prioritizing and assigning work; develop and apply performance goals and measurements; Supervising and evaluation of staff, ability to teach and develop subordinate staff in signal control and camera system operations; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, the general public, consultants, contractors, other professionals, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction; Technical writing skills for reports and contract specifications, maintain logs and documents; Ability to develop and maintain budgets; Apply local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Required Experience: Positions in this class typically require a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering with experience and course work in Traffic Signal Operations, Traffic Engineering, computer networking (IT), Controls, and applicable software; or, and equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Positions in this class typically require:

  • Valid North Carolina Driver's License;
  • North Carolina Class A CDL Driver's License - within 6 months;
  • N.C. Engineering Intern
  • North Carolina Professional Engineer's License - within 1 to 2 years
  • IMSA Traffic Signal Level II Certification- within 2 years
  • ETA Fiber Optic Certification - within 2 years
  • Job Location: Concord, North Carolina, United States
    Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
    Salary: 50,973.99 - 89,714.22 USD
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

    For more information, please see Employment Opportunities.


    Highway Design Engineer

    StantecVHB Engineering NC, P.C. is looking to expand its Transportation team in North Carolina and is seeking a Highway Design Engineer to work in our Raleigh, NC office. This person will work within a team of professionals to support our roadway design and planning projects. The successful candidate will have a strong civil engineering background and possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates should have between 1 to 5 years of civil engineering experience with a BS in Civil Engineering. Strong CAD skills (Microstation, GeoPak) are preferred. Proficiency in horizontal and vertical roadway layout and grading is also preferred, along with a basic understanding of drainage design and stormwater management, State and local permitting processes, and traffic and intersection design criteria. Experience working with NCDOT and local government is a plus.

    Please submit online application at the following link: VHB Careers. For questions about the position, please contact Julie Johnson at

    Please visit our Careers page at for more information.