Job Alert! Product Support Engineer – Iteris, Inc. (Location: Northeastern U.S.)

January 13, 2017 at 9:58 am

Title:                     Product Support Engineer          

Requisition:        16-0131

Location:             Northeastern US

Click here to apply online on the company website

Job Description

We are recruiting throughout the nation for product support engineers. We have an immediate need in the Northeast United States, but also throughout the US.

Iteris is the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, turning big data into big breakthrough solutions. We collect, aggregate and analyze data on traffic, roads, weather, water, soil and crops to generate precise informatics that lead to safer transportation and smarter farming. Municipalities, government agencies, crop science companies, farmers and agronomists around the world use our solutions to make roads safer and travel more efficient, as well as farmlands more sustainable, healthier and productive.

Perform turn-on and technical sales support for Iteris video detection product lines and other product offerings represented by Iteris. Phone support, field support, troubleshooting, maintenance and installation of all products. Product testing support, managing field test sites for new products required. Work closely with district sales manager supporting all accounts as needed to maintain and grow customer base.

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of IMSA level 2 and work zone safety certifications.
  • Experience with NEMA PrTS1, TS2, 170/332 traffic cabinet architectures and related equipment.
  • 2+ years experience with video detection installation, set up, and trouble shooting.
  • Min. 5 years experience with field installation, integration, and field support for transportation related systems.
  • Possess field and traffic cabinet level troubleshooting skills.
  • Perform aerial work in a bucket truck or other types of man lifts when required
  • Reside in the Northeast region of the U.S.
  • Travel within the Northeast region and ability to travel throughout the U.S. and Canada without restrictions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with RADAR vehicle detection technology.
  • Experience with Ethernet networking, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain/understand complex technical material.
  • Ability to work long and diverse hours outdoors while in various environmental conditions.
  • Computer literate with experience using SalesForce.com or other trip reporting and account management software systems including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • International travel flexibility (South America and Middle East)

Job Alert! Transportation Planner – District Department of Transportation (DDOT) @ Washington, DC

January 6, 2017 at 5:23 pm

Job Summary

This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration (PPSA), Policy Division. The incumbent is responsible for formulating and implementing public policy that (a) ensures the transportation needs of all users of the District of Columbia (DC) transportation system are met, and (b) provides safe and efficient transportation for all DC citizens.

Qualifications

Serves as the Administration’s representative on the DC Public Space Committee. Reviews, analyses and approval recommend approval/disapproval of private sector requests to occupy public space. Reviews applications for public space permits for compliance with DC safety standards. Reviews, analyses and provides technical comments on streetscape design plans submitted by private developers and DDOT for conformance with DC safety standards.

Establishes design policies and standards for streetscape elements, including sidewalks, curbs, gutters, street trees and other street-furniture elements. Develops scopes of work for consultant studies to assess and improve transportation services. Manages consultant studies designed to improve transportation systems and safety. Assesses the operational effectiveness of the transportation system relative to capacity, design, level-of-service, and safety.

Collects and analyzes data on traffic design, pedestrian planning and design, transportation system management, safety enforcement and transit operational requirements. Develops alternatives for assuring safe and efficient utilization of the public transportation system within the City. Prepares technical position papers, reports, and policies on issues intended to increase the operational efficiency and safety of the City’s transportation system.

Analyzes and recommends solutions to traffic problems as identified by Advisory Neighborhood Commisions (ANC), community groups, technical staff and elected officials.

Performs other related duties as assigned

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Job Alert! Transportation Planner – Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission @ Charlottesville, VA

January 3, 2017 at 4:58 pm

TJPDC Seeking Candidates for Urban and Transportation Planning Staff

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission is seeking energetic, creative candidate(s) to join its urban and transportation planning staff. The Commission has immediate openings at its Charlottesville, Virginia office, located steps away from Charlottesville’s award winning downtown pedestrian mall. The Thomas Jefferson Planning Commission is a Regional Planning body that provides planning services to a six-county region in Central Virginia. The office’s work environment offers opportunities for people interested in engaging in a variety of urban and rural planning tasks.

Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning, positions offer the motivated individual(s) opportunities to develop and expand his or her professional capacities through research and development of varied innovative planning and modeling applications that support the agency’s transportation and land use programs, including but not limited to: development and integration of travel demand modeling with GIS analysis; development of mesoscopic models for urban corridors and subareas; high capacity transit analysis; and evaluation of ITS applications.

Flexibility in program and project assignments offer the opportunity to work in various areas of the TJPDC’s programs and projects.  Areas of work include pilot street demonstration planning and implementation, transportation modeling, small area land use planning, hazard mitigation and solid waste planning, economic development planning and travel demand management programs including bike/pedestrian programs. Project management could occur in housing and aging programs.

Planners will provide staff support for standing and ad hoc transportation and environmental committees. Tasks include preparing agendas, attending meetings, preparing minutes, coordinating with chair persons and developing other meeting materials.

Requirements

Minimum requirements; Master’s Degree in urban/city planning, transportation planning, engineering or related field. Preferred requirements; Master’s Degree in Planning with a minimum of 4 years’ experience; experience using statistical analysis software, traffic analysis software, and other spreadsheet, database, and word processing packages; experience using geographic information systems software such as ArcGIS; familiarity with Census and American Community Survey datasets; and a valid driver’s license.

Starting Salary Range

$38,000 Minimum Requirements to $52,500 Preferred Requirements

To Apply

Resume, cover letter, and completed job application are required for consideration please visit http://tjpdc.org/news/tjpdc-seeking-planner/ for a copy of the application. Applications may be submitted to Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, 401 East Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902, or by email atinfo@tjpdc.org. No phone calls please.

Job Alert! Manager, Title VI Compliance @ NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

December 30, 2016 at 12:46 pm

via Young Professionals in Transportation

Manager, Title VI Compliance
NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

This position is located in Manhattan, NY.

Summary:

Under supervision of the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, EEO & Title VI Compliance, this position is responsible for assuring compliance with federal regulations through auditing, monitoring, tracking, training and reporting the Authority’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Environmental Justice and Limited English Proficiency requirements, and other related civil rights legislation and FTA issues. Administer, direct and coordinate the Authority’s Title VI and Limited English Proficiency plans. Additionally, the incumbent will develop federal and state regulatory reports, as well as internal reports for the Diversity Committee of the MTA Board, and provide data and other statistical information as per request from legal and other departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and administer the Authority-wide Title VI, Environmental Justice and Limited English Proficiency and plan/program(s).
  • Audit and monitor the administration of program policies, practices and procedures to ensure equity and nondiscrimination in the delivery of agency services, programs and benefits. Provide documentation for defense and make feasible recommendations when necessary.
  • Design, prepare, and revise reporting formats, procedures, and guidelines for the Title VI program.
  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate data about the composition of the agencies’ service areas to ensure equity and nondiscrimination to minority and low-income populations.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports or sections of reports, and perform related activities.
  • Ensure that participation of a cross section of various social, economic, and ethnic interest groups are represented in the planning process by disseminating program information to minority media and ethnic organizations and participating in meetings in predominantly minority communities. Visit planning meetings as well as public meetings to verify the level of participation of Title VI protected group members when offered in predominantly minority communities.
  • Provide advisory and consultative assistance to Agency personnel in the interpretation and implementation of all policies and procedures pertaining to Title VI, Environmental Justice and LEP Programs.
  • Review agency’s Title VI Equity Analysis to determine whether the proposed major service change or fare increase will result in adverse effects that are disproportionately borne by minority and low-income populations.
  • Track, measure and report the Authority’s performance relative to Civil Rights compliance according to FTA and other federally regulated reporting requirements.
  • Facilitate on-going training efforts to ensure MTA Authority’-wide commitment to its Title VI, Environmental Justice, Limited English Proficiency and diversity program objectives. Meet with employees, supervisors, executive staff, external transportation agencies and MTA Board members to explain the Title VI Program and respond to inquiries.
  • Investigate Title VI complaints and draft the recommended findings.  Recommend appropriate action based on findings or assist with negotiations on settlement of complaints, as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with existing and revised laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing the Title VI, Environmental Justice and LEP programs and assure that the agency’s program complies with them.
  • Review sub-recipients and other contracts to ensure non-discrimination. Develop training materials, make presentation and organize training session for Agency-wide personnel and sub-recipients on Title VI requirements.
  • Prepare a yearly report of Title VI accomplishments and goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong knowledge of Federal and State Law governing Title VI/Environmental Justice/Civil Rights programs and requirements.
  • Must possess excellent written, oral, group and interpersonal communication skills for coordinating collaborative efforts and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Excellent project coordination skills and presentation skills required.
  • Strong PC skills are necessary with working knowledge of basic spreadsheets.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and be self-directed, self-motivated and have the ability to prioritize and keep projects on task and on time.
  • A high level of technical expertise demonstrated through advanced problem solving, planning, investigative and analytical skills are critical for successful development and administration of ensuring compliance.
  • Requires local travel.
  • Must stay current on Title VI/Environmental Justice/Civil Rights regulations and laws.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in Human Resources, Legal Affairs, Public Administration or any related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in federal civil rights compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing a Title VI/Environmental Justice/Civil Rights Program preferred.

SALARY

The salary range for this position is $71,572 to $89,465 per year, depending upon experience and salary history.

OTHER INFORMATION:

As an employee of MTA Headquarters, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $91,821 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

TO APPLY:

Qualified employees can submit an online application by accessing mta.info clicking on the ‘APPLY NOW’ button from either the CAREERS HOME page or the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

Job Alert! Senior Planner – Transportation Department @ City of Austin, Texas

December 22, 2016 at 9:12 am
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Position overview:

The Senior Planner will work in the Systems Development Division of the Austin Transportation Department. This position will work on the supply and demand side of transportation planning. The primary duties for this position will be to conduct transportation focused development review for implementation of the City’s Complete Streets Policy and assist the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program with implementation of priority strategies and projects.

– Responsible for transportation focused development review consistent with the City’s Complete Streets Policy.
– Receive all development review applications through our internal permitting system (AMANDA), identify and coordinate appropriate level of review (includes zoning, subdivision, and site plan applications) and establish review timeline.
– Review and identify necessary actions related to implementation of mobility plans for development applications including both infrastructure and transportation demand management recommendations as applicable.
– Assist the Transportation Engineering Division with review of related Transportation Impact Analysis, Neighborhood Transportation Analysis, Rough Proportionality calculations, and other mitigation.
– Assist in the development and implementation of new TDM strategies and projects (i.e. Smart Trips Austin, Commuter Benefits Ordinance development, TDM Executive Report).
– Review and enforce TDM regulations and/or incentives as required by code.
– Assist with the development of TDM policy for the current update to the City’s transportation plan, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan.
– Research TDM best-practices and produce associated white papers, reports, presentations, etc.
– Familiarity with the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Design Guides and other transportation regulatory requirements and guidelines (i.e. local code, Manual on Uniform Transportation Devices, ITE Trip Generation tables, etc.)
– Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities.
– Ability to work in a collaborative manner with a diverse group of stakeholders from multiple city departments and outside agencies.
– Strong problem solving skills.
– May assist with other Austin Transportation Department projects as needed.

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Job Alert: General Engineer – USDOT’s ITS Joint Program Office @ Washington, DC

September 29, 2016 at 2:50 pm
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The U.S. Department of Transportation is pleased to announce an opportunity for a General Engineer within the Intelligent Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO).

The successful candidate will serve on the Policy, Architecture, and Knowledge Transfer team and manage systems engineering, radio frequency spectrum, certification, cybersecurity, and deployment technical assistance projects that are consistent with the ITS Strategic Plan 2015 to 2019 portfolio. The General Engineer will also serve as a technical expert on ITS ranging from the development of connected vehicle core system architectures, application of wireless communication to safety and mobility enhancing systems, certification processes, smart city interoperability, vehicle and infrastructure cybersecurity, and connected vehicle testbed operations and deployment support.

Come join the ITS JPO team if you are passionate about advancing tomorrow’stransportation technologies to create a safer, smarter, more efficient transportation system!

The vacancy is open until October 6, 2016. Please visit the following for more information and to apply for this position:

FHWA.JPO-2016-0017:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451553000/ (open to all U.S. candidates)

FHWA.JPO-2016-0016:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451552800/ (open to candidates that are current or former federal employees or eligible Veterans with VEOA)

Job Alert: Senior Transportation Planner @ San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA)

September 8, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Details here: http://www.sfcta.org/senior-transportation-planner-planning

SUMMARY

The Transportation Planner Series, Planning Division, includes three levels of professional Transportation Planners who manage planning and corridor studies and other planning projects, facilitate community outreach efforts, and represent the Transportation Authority on technical and policy advisory groups.

The Senior Transportation Planner is the intermediate level of the Transportation Planner Series, Planning Division. The Senior Transportation Planner is responsible for assignments that are highly complex and sensitive in nature, where substantial judgment and initiative are essential in making recommendations and resolving problems. The duties specified below are characteristic of the range of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position, and not intended to be a comprehensive listing.

REQUIREMENTS

Completion of a graduate degree in an appropriate discipline such as transportation planning or civil engineering; and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation. Basic research methods and database management techniques; proficiency with standard computer spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and internet software; and statistical and computational analysis principles and methods; and advanced knowledge of transportation planning principles, techniques and methods; transportation funding and finance; and capital project development phases. Knowledge in planning and developing freeway managed lanes concepts and vehicle pricing strategies desired.

Download a PDF with complete job description and qualifications.

ANNUAL COMPENSATION RANGE

$88,680–$119,712 (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits.

Salary is effectively higher since the Transportation Authority offers employer contribution to a retirement plan in lieu of Social Security.

In addition, the Transportation Authority offers a generous cafeteria-style benefits package, elements of which include, but are not limited to:

  • Retirement: Up to 8.5% employer contribution
  • Insurance: Health, dental, life, and long-term disability. Medical and dependent care pre-tax reimbursement accounts.
  • Vacation: Three (3) weeks of vacation per year during the first five (5) years of service
  • Holidays: 11 holidays per year, plus 3 personal holidays
  • Up to $130 per month in Commuter Checks or $20 per month bike benefit.

SUBMISSION

Send cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted) and resume via email (jobs@sfcta.org), fax (415.522.4829), or mail:

RE: Senior Transportation Planner, Planning
Attn: Human Resources
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
1455 Market St., 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

Job Alert: Transportation Planner (13) District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Street Car Project

August 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm
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This Transportation Planner position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Policy, Planning Sustainability Administration (PPSA). The incumbent is responsible for formulating transportation and transit planning documents for the District of Columbia’s (District) transportation network which advance the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and information along the public rights-of-way to improve the District’s environmental quality, economic competitiveness and quality of life for its citizens.

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Job Alert – City of Pittsburgh, Assistant Director, Transportation and Engineering

August 10, 2016 at 4:54 pm
Under the general administrative and policy direction of the Director of Public Works, the Assistant Director for Transportation and Engineering will guide the City’s efforts in multi-modal infrastructure planning, programming, design and construction including traffic engineering and operations.  The incumbent assists the Director in implementing the City’s transportation priorities, provides operational and tactical guidance, facilitates communication and cooperation within the department, across City departments, and with a variety of external stakeholders. Responsibilities are broad in scope, allow for a high degree of program and administrative discretion, and are evaluated in terms of overall program and cost effectiveness.
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Job Opportunity: Research and Demonstration Program Manager @ USDOT’s ITS Joint Program Office

August 4, 2016 at 7:08 pm
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The Intelligent Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) is pleased to announce the following opportunity:  Research and Demonstration Program Manager. Applications for this position must be in by Monday, August 15, 2016.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, in close coordination with the ITS JPO staff, the research direction for the ITS program. This includes recommending research initiatives, monitoring relevant research, coordinating ITS research with other modes through venues such as Research Planning and Investment Coordination (RPIC) and may include University Transportation Centers (UTC), representing the ITS JPO in research forums, and coordinating with other ITS JPO staff to ensure seamless execution of projects from research, testing, technology transfer, and evaluation.

The Program Manager is also responsible for leading specific research projects within the ITS JPO. The incumbent is a recognized ITS expert who often represents the Department on ITS technical program issues. You will also participate in a range of other ITS program technical and research activities involving other DOT and Federal organizations and other agencies, such as the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, and Department of Energy.

This is an exciting opportunity if you are experienced in analyzing and reviewing ITS research and deployments and adept at collaborating with public and private transportation stakeholders on the implementation, commercialization, and communication of ITS technologies.  Come join the ITS JPO team if you are passionate about advancing tomorrow’s transportation technologies today to create a safer, smarter, more efficient transportation system!

For additional information and to apply for this position, please use the links below:

Transportation Specialist, GS-2101-14/15 (Open to Status & VEOA Applicants)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446638200

Transportation Specialist, GS-2101-14/15 (Open to All U.S. Citizens)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446638600

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