Local Job Board

Transportation Manager

Posted February 2021

Under general direction, the Transportation Manager performs a variety of professional duties in planning, coordinating and directing the City’s transportation functions, and supporting the traffic maintenance and parking functions; conducts studies, develops plans and recommendations, and directs projects that provide safe and efficient movement of people and goods on City streets; and plans and directs the activities of the Traffic Engineering Division. On Thursday, 03/04/21 recruitment will close.

Typical Duties:
Conducts or directs complex transportation and parking engineering studies and research projects; develops and prepares short and long range transportation circulation plans in conjunction with other City departments, the Regional Transportation Commission and the State; develops and recommends solutions for transportation or parking related matters.

Participates in the planning process for transportation and parking-related changes to the City’s ordinances or general plan; reviews private and public developments and projects for compliance with standards and regulations, and to provide for adequacy and safety of multi-modal facilities.
Plans and develops projects and work programs for the construction and improvement of transportation and parking systems.

Prepares or supervises the preparation of engineering designs, drawings, plans, specifications, bids and estimates for construction.
Directs the work of consultants performing transportation-related research, evaluation, planning, design, and construction.

Serves as primary staff to the Transportation and Public Works Commission and may assist with the Downtown Commission; prepares agendas, reports and recommendations; makes presentations as necessary; completes staff work as assigned.

Prepares, supervises or assists with the preparation of staff reports on transportation and parking related issues for the City Council; makes oral presentations at Council meetings as needed.

Organizes and conducts public, neighborhood and business meetings to obtain input on transportation-related plans and proposals; responds to public inquiries and concerns related to transportation matters.

Hires, trains, directs, and evaluates the traffic engineering staff. Prepares the annual budget proposals for the traffic engineering division; monitors and implements the adopted budget.

Provides technical advice and guidance to planning and engineering staff, Public Works Director and City Manager on transportation matters.

Appears in court as an expert witness on transportation matters.
Performs other related duties that may be reasonably expected as part of this classification.

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Senior Civil Engineer

February 2021

Are you fascinated by the built environment? Are you passionate about sustainability and the opportunity to work on challenging multimodal projects that make communities more livable? Do you have a passion for problem solving, details, and developing construction documents? Do you enjoy working on a variety of projects in unique and challenging environments? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team as a Senior Civil Engineer.

Why join Toole Design?

At Toole Design, every project we do improves a community and enhances the multimodal transportation environment for people of all ages and abilities. Our staff of 190+ engineering, landscape architecture, and planning professionals are passionate about making a difference in communities large and small. Our projects advance quickly from concept to reality, our team is creative and dynamic, and you will collaborate across disciplines with colleagues on transformative projects across the country.

As a Senior Civil Engineer, you will be leading and supporting an interdisciplinary team to create sustainable multimodal transportation infrastructure in a wide range of contexts from complex roadways and streetscapes in highly urban settings to signature trail projects that highlight and enhance the natural environment. You will have opportunities to independently manage and lead company projects in your home region as well as to support projects across our North American offices. You’ll be at the table with clients and colleagues from a variety of disciplines, delivering projects from concept to construction; including stakeholder outreach and charrettes, developing feasibility studies and concept plans, and preparing construction documents for innovative projects throughout the country. You will also be participating in business development and project pursuits, and support the firm’s quality initiatives. In an industry that is constantly changing, you’ll be at the forefront of delivering creative solutions to challenging projects.

Toole Design is committed to building a diverse and welcoming team. We have a collaborative culture where people of all backgrounds come together to share ideas and build better, more inclusive communities. We have a strong and highly developed work from home culture and are extremely adept at collaborating between offices and teams. We are an equal opportunity, woman-owned business. We’re proud that about half of our managers are female, and are committed to achieving racial diversity in our leadership as well. No matter what your background is – we encourage you to apply for this position.

You’ll be a great fit if:

You are positive, pro-active team builder
You enjoy producing high-quality construction documents
You revel in mentoring talented team members and fostering a culture of expertise
You are committed to guiding our team to deliver high quality projects on-time and on-budget
You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines, across offices and with our clients
Making a positive difference in how people get around is your passion
You enjoy managing projects and staff teams
You’re motivated to find new clients and solve new challenges
You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
You know how to get the message across, whether written, verbal or graphically

We’ll offer you:

The opportunity to lead, manage, design and implement transportation projects that positively and directly affect our communities.
The potential to grow as an engineer and advance in a company that prefers to promote from within
The opportunity to learn first-hand from industry-leading experts
Competitive salary and benefits
A workplace that practices what it preaches, with engaged colleagues and financial incentives to bike, walk, and use transit on your commute

What you’ll need:

A Professional Engineering license in the United States
A bachelor’s or master’s Degree in civil engineering
At least 10 years of engineering experience developing construction documents
At least 2 years serving in a project and/or design management role
A broad knowledge base in civil engineering, with specific experience in grading, drainage design and 3D modeling, roadway geometric design, and design of accessible public spaces.
Experience in preparing transportation and local agency permit documents.
General experience in coordinating utility and right-of-way impacts and street lighting, traffic signal, and landscape/hardscape layout.
Interest in multimodal and active transportation design (expertise desirable, but not required)
General knowledge of project performance metrics and strategies for monitoring them
Proficiency in Computer Automated Design (AutoCAD or MicroStation) and a design software (Civil 3D, GEOPAK or InRoads) is required
Experience with a stormwater design software is a plus (e.g. HydroCAD or HydroFlow)

About our Oakland office:

Toole Design Group’s Oakland office is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Oakland, less than a block from the 19th St BART station. Our office environment is fun to work in, with a strong emphasis on staff collaboration and professional development. Our Oakland team is a dynamic mix of transportation planners, engineers, and a growing urban design practice. Our projects range from countywide active transportation plans to streetscape transformations throughout California.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please click “Apply for this Job” below or visit our careers page http://www.tooledesign.com/careers and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please. For more information about Toole Design Group, visit our website (www.tooledesign.com), follow us on Twitter (@tooledesign), or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/TooleDesignGroup).

Travel Behavior Forecasting Project Manager

October 2020

Fehr & Peers has established itself in the field of travel behavior forecasting, it’s one of our most important and highly valued services across multiple project areas. We take a creative and intuitive approach to our forecasting work, focusing on applying a wide range of tools and models to answer pressing planning questions for our clients. Our Bay Area team is seeking an experienced Travel Behavior Forecaster to be a part of the Fehr & Peers culture focused on innovation and the use of technology and data to improve communities and advance the state of the practice. This position offers the opportunity to partner with metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), municipalities, transit planning agencies (including BART and Caltrain), and major technology and civil engineering firms to help shape transportation futures. Internally, the forecaster will work with multiple project managers and teams across our nationwide offices, serving as a valuable company-wide resource and mentor for developing travel behavior forecasters. Beyond these professional aspects, we also offer a collaborative, inclusive, and flexible work environment with excellent benefits and professional development opportunities.
Click the link to learn more and apply: Fehr & Peers Travel Behavior Forecasting Project Manager

Senior Transportation Engineer

December 2019

Hayward California is excited to announce an opportunity to join its progressive and dynamic Transportation Division as the Senior Transportation Engineer. Reporting to the Transportation Manager, the Senior Transportation Engineer will manage the development of the Citywide Multi-modal Improvement Study; provide oversight and management on major strategic initiatives as stipulated by City Council; manage the City’s Traffic Management Center; plan, assign and review the work of transportation engineering staff; perform technical evaluations related to traffic operations in the City, including signal system operations, streetlight system operations, management of neighborhood traffic calming efforts; perform complex and advanced transportation engineering related studies; and provide overall support to the Transportation Manager.

Various Transportation Engineer Positions

July 2019

CHS Consulting Group is seeking talented transportation planners and engineers to join its San Francisco Office. These senior leadership positions require candidates to have proven business development skills, client management experience and specific technical expertise. These positions should appeal to individuals looking for the next big step in their career. We offer excellent salary and benefit packages.

Established in 1998, CHS Consulting Group is a multi-modal transportation planning and engineering firm offering bold visions and creative strategies. CHS is staffed with some of the most experienced transportation and traffic engineering professionals in the western United States. We have provided services to both public agencies and private companies here and abroad.


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