This position will assist with the reviews for the proposed development plans and related traffic studies/analysis from an operational and safety point of view to ensure that these adhere to County’s adopted standards and applicable national and state standards. Attend weekly plan review meetings and provides review comments in coordination with traffic engineering team by the due date. Assist with traffic engineering tasks such as, field reviews, data collection/analysis, and review of signalization and signing and pavement marking plans. Assist with performance of traffic studies, and in analyzing/developing signal timings to improve traffic operations and safety in Manatee County. This position will also assist in developing traffic design plans such as signalization and signing and pavement markings using AutoCAD.
Engineering Specialist I - Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Prior related traffic engineering work experience, engineering internship, or Engineer-in-Training certification highly desired. AutoCAD experience desired.
Engineering Specialist II - Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Minimum of one (1) year traffic engineering experience or may accept Engineer-in-Training certification in place of one (1) year traffic engineering experience. AutoCAD experience desired.
Senior Engineering Specialist - Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Minimum of three (3) years traffic engineering experience related to area of assignment or may accept Engineer-in-Training certification with two (2) years traffic engineering experience. AutoCAD experience desired. Prior supervisory experience desired.
Additional Salary Information: We offer our full-time employees highly competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a pension/retirement plan, generous paid time off, affordable medical, dental and life insurance and the rewarding opportunity to contribute to the effort to help Manatee County flourish.
About Manatee County Public Works Department
Manatee County is located on Florida’s breathtaking Gulf Coast. It is bordered by Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg to the north, Hardee and DeSoto counties to the east and Sarasota to the south. The beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island fade into the Gulf of Mexico to the west.
Manatee County’s picturesque conservation areas are ideal for families, nature lovers and hikers. Emerson Point, Robinson Preserve and Duette parks are a handful of our scenic preserves. Manatee County also boasts several recreational parks. G.T. Bray Park is the largest of these and offers tennis, swimming, skate boarding, recreational leagues and walking trails. There are also many boat ramps located on the Manatee River, Lake Manatee, Palma Sola Bay and the Braden River. In short, Manatee County is a wonderful place to live, work, play and visit. We’re proud to call it home!
Manatee County Public Works Department provides many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives, works, and plays in unincorporated Manatee County. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance, and construction management of the County’s infrastru...cture.
The responsibilities of the Public Works Department are distributed among three business centers:
Engineering Services, Field Operations, and Traffic Management