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Organization: City of Redmond
Title: Senior Transportation Engineering Technician
Location: Redmond, WA USA
Application Deadline: 2018-01-28
Posted: 2018-01-12

Position Description:

More than anything, our people make us great. City of Redmond employees view each day as an adventure and a new opportunity to shine. Our people bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of integrity, accountability and commitment to service--and love working collaboratively to take our city to even greater heights.

Our employees thrive in an environment where thinking creatively, taking chances and trying new things are the status quo. It's what's helping to make Redmond the ideal place to live, work, play and invest. In every city department, innovation is the engine that powers our work forward--and all ideas and solutions are welcomed. Together, our talented teams have contributed to Redmond's recognition by Money Magazine as the" 5th Best Small City in the Nation to Live." Our parks are exceptional, our crime rate is low, and our business community is vibrant.

When you work for the City of Redmond, you'll enjoy a healthy work/life balance with continuing education programs, leadership academies, wellness incentives, and a total rewards benefits program. Take a spin around our website and discover how the City of Redmond can make your next career move a great one.

Redmond promotes a progressive multi-modal transportation approach and is seeking candidates with well-rounded work experience supporting various transportation projects involving transit, walking, biking and vehicles. The Redmond Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is an element of the City's Comprehensive Plan, and review the document that guides Redmond's transportation investment and activities.

The following are some of the position responsibilities; please click here for more detail: http://www.redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=16028

Essential Functions:
-Provide technical and graphical support to complex transportation projects and studies related to expanding light rail, protected bicycle lanes on arterial streets, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
-Collaborate with others to draft transportation standard drawings, amend planning studies, update cost estimates, and create maps for presentations
-Conduct research, evaluate data, and make recommendations based on analysis
-Speak with vendors and consultants regarding Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) systems; assist engineers and planners in GIS/CAD/SketchUp and graphical design projects
-Maintain traffic counts data and network analysis tools
-Responsible for development and maintenance of GIS/CADD data unique to the transportation division
-Read and interpret design plans
-Oversee data collection and interpret results
-Prepare reports, analyze data, and make recommendations which impact departmental work plans, service delivery, or program design
-Prepare conceptual drawings and sketches and design layouts for various audiences
-Independently manage assigned projects and studies

For more information and to apply, please click here: http://www.redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=16028