Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations Department
Location: Tampa, Florida
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $33.42 -55.14 US Dollar (USD)
Civil - Design
Civil - Traffic Engineering
Civil - Transportation
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Florida Pension, 457K, Paid Vacation, Holidays, Travel and Training
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 21000100
The Transportation Engineer will work closely with the County Safety and Mobility Engineer to accomplish objectives and desired transportation outcomes. He/she will be responsible for planning and implementing multimodal roadway user safety programs through program development, implementation, and management for County Roads. This includes enhancing multimodal networks, intersection safety, roadway lighting, speed management, safe routes to school, micro mobility access, reduction of fatal and severe crashes, complete streets, access management, congestion management, public education, and engineering document reviews. He/she will be responsible for budget planning, funding management, and securing grants from multiple funding sources to achieve objectives. Close coordination will be required with team, senior management, agencies, committees, and consultants. He/she will employ engineering judgement and perform licensed professional engineering work involving planning, project scoping, project management, engineer design plan reviews, engineering recommendations, consultant management, and personnel management.
Requirements: 4 year degree in Civil Engineering AND active status of Professional Civil Engineering license issued by Florida (may hold an active PE license issued by another state/territory of the US and obtain a Florida license within 6 months of hire).
About Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations Department
Hillsborough County is located on the beautiful Florida west coast and is one of the most diverse counties in the state. It is home to 1.5 million residents and includes the City of Tampa, home of several national champion professional sports teams. Hillsborough County boasts a diverse transportation network including transit, cross-bay water ferry, water taxis, streetcar, Amtrak, scooters, and bike share. Ideal seasonal temperatures range from a low of 75 degrees in December to 90 degrees in the summer. Favorite outdoor activities include paddle boarding in the Bay, boat rides in the Hillsborough River, relaxing walks along the Riverwalk, bike rides across the Courtney Campbell trail, and trekking the many nature preserves.
The County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state and has a very large urban service area made up of mostly suburban residential land uses. It is home to some of the most well-regarded higher education institutions in the state including the University of South Florida (USF), University of Tampa, and Hillsborough County Community College. Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations is a forward thinking and innovative department and collabora...tes closely with USF in transportation engineering studies and projects. The department maintains and oversees transportation infrastructure, stormwater, traffic investigations, and traffic operations. The Safety and Mobility unit is the newest addition and is focused on creating and managing transportation programs that enhance safety for all roadway users and improve mobility for vulnerable modes with an emphasis on equity. Department initiatives and priorities include Vision Zero, Complete Streets, Equity, data driven approach, and active transportation Quality of Service.
Please apply and give us the opportunity to meet you and discuss the great opportunities Hillsborough County Engineering and Operations Department has to offer.