Undertakes large scale regional or sub-regional transportation studies with minimum supervision on an individual basis or as a team leader
Supervise subordinate professional staff within assigned areas of responsibility
Meet with Executive Director to review staff progress on current tasks and outline upcoming work assignments
Prepare work programs (including scope of project, task outlines, staff and resource allocations and schedule) for proposed studies or work activities
Responsible for development (under overall supervision of Executive Director) of one or more major CDTC planning elements such as TIP, RTP, UPWP, TSME, etc.; including maintenance and updating
Represent CDTC at various public and technical meetings
Prepare administrative reports as required by the Executive Director.
The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York, and the employees of the Capital District Transportation Committee are not state employees. However, CDTC employees do participate in the New York State and Local Retirement System, and do receive fringe benefits that are similar to state employees, including medical and dental insurance; and vacation, personal, and sick leave.
Salary range is $81,089 - $100,550. Opportunities exist to advance to a Principal Transportation Engineer.
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Transportation engineering experience, preferably some experience with infrastructure and operations planning, capital program management, and project management. Strong technical skills, writing skills, and presentation skills are important, as well as strong organizational skills. Demonstrated success in budgeting for and managing engineering tasks are required. CDTC’s work environment requires every staff member to display sound judgment and initiative in working with limited supervision. The individual selected will be expected to independently develop task work programs, conduct technical work, engage with stakeholders and the public, manage consultant assistance and complete successful engineering and planning efforts in a timely fashion.
Interested individuals should possess a Master’s degree in engineering, or related field and two years related experience/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must also have necessary educational requirements for eventual P.E. license.
Additional Salary Information: Opportunities exist to advance to a Principal Transportation Engineer.
About Capital District Transportation Committee MPO
The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy and Saratoga Springs metropolitan areas.CDTC covers Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga (except Moreau and South Glens Falls) and Schenectady counties.CDTC is a forum for local elected officials and transportation representatives to share ideas and make decisions about major transportation capital investments.CDTC is required by federal law and supported with federal funding.Federal transportation funding is controlled by the consensus decisions of CDTC -- about $100 million per year through the Transportation Improvement Program.CDTC's decision making body is the Policy Board.The Planning Committee serves as the technical committee to the Policy Board.CDTC's staff provides technical assistance to the Planning Committee and the Policy Board for informed decision making. Staff activities are listed in the Unified Planning Work Program.CDTC's priorities are guided by the Regional Transportation Plan, known as New Visions 2040.CDTC has enjoyed a high degree of local success and national recognition due to a highly-collaborative environment of mutual trust and respect.