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ITS Washington Member Organizations can post their employment openings by emailing Traci Ulberg, ITS Washington Administrator.

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Sales Engineer (SE)
Western USA - Remote

 

The Sales Engineer (SE) is an industry expert that drives software growth by developing technical and operational relationships with customers in support of their adoption of the Miovision products.
As a technical industry expert, the SE integrates into the daily operation of the agency to support complex proof of concepts and ongoing initiatives to maximize product output and value.  The SE ensures continuous value and product adoption that ultimately drives intersection network and software growth.
Note: We're looking for someone in-market  (WA, OR, MT, ID, WY, UT, CO, NM, AZ, NV)

 

Key Accountabilities
   •    Technical consultancy - The SE is responsible for learning and understanding the current technical capabilities/systems/tools within the customer ecosystem, and identifying the gaps that exist between the current state and the customer's desired state.
   •    Complex integrations/solution design - The SE would support solution design and the technical implementation of current desired integrations as set in the customer success plan.
   •    Product adoption and utilization - Intersection and Software growth come from continuous product use and network ROI. The SE will monitor user adoption and product utilization and create targeted programs to increase engagement and support the agency's change management process.
   •    Complex issue resolution and customer advocacy - The SE would support the resolution of any complex product issue resulting in prevention of purchase or delayed renewals.
   •    Customer story generation - Customer success plans are a recipe for delivering on potential product value as intended. Building success within the key accounts will create many product advocates and champions that can accelerate the creation of case studies and references.
   •    Support software renewal and upselling activities - Being a trusted advisor of the accounts both technically and financially, the SE  can support the intersection of growth initiatives as well as help secure the renewal at the appropriate timing.
 

Skills/Qualifications
   •    Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalency or achievement of recognized professional level
   •    5+ years of technical experience; must understand network products
   •    Ability to travel internationally, providing on-site consulting work to clients
   •    Ability to manage multiple projects utilizing strong planning and organizational skills
   •    Experience with general consulting skills that include team facilitation, business case development, strong business analysis skills, process mapping and process redesign
   •    Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management and support
   •    Analytical nature with the ability to solve complex business issues
   •    Basic understanding of product development and engineering processes.
Perks and Benefits
   •    Comprehensive health benefits starting on day one
   •    Mio-Days: We extend all three-day weekends to four-days and provide a Holiday Shutdown in December
   •    Internet subsidy and a remote work allowance
   •    Unlimited vacation policy
   •    Virtual fitness classes

Date Posted : 8/11/2022

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Signal & Streetlight Design Engineer

Tacoma, WA

The City of Tacoma Public Works Department is seeking an Engineer to design and review critical elements of the City's traffic signal, streetlight, and Intelligent Transportation systems.


The Traffic Signal and Streetlight Design Engineer will independently, and/or with direction/guidance, perform engineering task assignments which support the position’s focal areas to advance the City’s multimodal transportation system and provide safe access for all users. The ideal candidate will have experience in other areas of civil engineering and project management, including traffic operations and safety, right-of-way design, and permitting regulations. Ultimately, the Traffic Signal and Streetlight Design Engineer will be collaborating with internal city staff, agency partners, advocacy organizations, and the community to develop decisions that are effective and supportive of the City’s goal for a safe and equitable transportation system.
 

* SPECIAL NOTE:  This is a project position expected to end December 31, 2027 unless extended. *


The ideal candidate will exhibit the following:

  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to organize and express ideas through excellent oral and written communication to a wide variety of audiences,

  • Knowledge and ability to apply sound engineering and project management practices,

  • Hard-working and approachable with the ability to work well with others in a collaborative team setting and independently,

  • Ability to work with diverse audiences and build relationships with internal and external partners,

  • Demonstrated ability to manage many demands simultaneously, and to oversee highly visible and sometimes controversial projects effectively and with sensitivity,

  • Knowledge of innovative and current transportation engineering/planning best practices, and

  • Conversant in AutoCAD or GIS, MS Office, and possess the ability to learn new applications.

The Principles that Guide Us:
Tacoma, the City of Destiny, has a workforce of dedicated, talented employees with unique skills and perspectives.  We embrace innovation and strive for excellence and community engagement.  The Principles that Guide Us, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Equity, speak to the values that we embody as City of Tacoma employees, and represent the core of our work in public service.

 

Qualifications

Four (4) year degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field and three (3) years' experience in a highly technical division specialty (HTDS).

*Engineer in Training Certificate or Professional Engineer Certificate may be substituted for degree.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Three years of progressively responsible professional traffic engineering experience (and specifically relating to signal/streetlight/ITS systems), preferably within a local government setting.

  • EIT certification.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
May require a valid Washington Driver's License at the time of appointment with maintenance thereafter.

 

Knowledge & Skills

 

  • Experience with traffic signal, streetlight, and intelligent transportation system design.

  • Experience with transportation planning and engineering, and knowledge of civil engineering standards and practices.

  • Ability to research, prepare, and present technical recommendations to other departments, officials, and external groups.

  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to organize and express ideas through excellent oral and written communication to a wide variety of audiences.

  • Ability to work with diverse audiences and build relationships with internal and external partners.

  • Effective participant in multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Knowledge of innovative and current transportation engineering/planning best practices.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Conversant in AutoCAD, MS Office, and possess the ability to learn new applications.

 

Selection Process & Supplemental Information
To be considered for this opportunity: 
Interested individuals must complete the online application and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position. 
 

* SPECIAL NOTE:  This is a project position expected to end December 31, 2027 unless extended. *


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Senior ITS Engineer
Bellevue, WA

 

The City of Bellevue Transportation Department is seeking a Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer who is self-motivated and team-oriented to join our team in the Smart Mobility Division. You will have the opportunity to collaborate alongside an innovative team that utilizes the latest technologies to manage the transportation network and advance new mobility initiatives in Bellevue. 

 

The Smart Mobility Division at Bellevue is responsible for planning and implementing technologies to support the safe and efficient operations of goods and people on city streets.  The Smart Mobility Division operates a state-of-the-art adaptive signal control system (SCATS) at over 200 signalized intersections that communicate over a high-speed fiber network.  Additionally, we are responsible for planning, implementing and operating emerging technologies that are identified on the City’s Smart Mobility Plan.  The Senior ITS Engineer will manage a variety of transportation projects and plans that support the city’s overarching Smart Mobility Vision which is to “use innovation and partnerships to deploy emerging technologies that enhance the safety, sustainability, efficiency, and accessibility of Bellevue’s transportation system.”

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project Management – Serve as self-directed project manager or task lead for new transportation technology initiatives with the capability to carry out Smart Mobility projects from inception to close-out. 

  • Traffic Signal and Traffic Management Center (TMC) Operations - The Senior ITS Engineer will support the operations of the city’s ITS equipment and monitor traffic conditions. The successful candidate for this position should understand the fundamentals of traffic signal operations and be capable of implementing signal timing parameters to accommodate various traffic scenarios, in accordance with industry standards.  Familiarity or experience with SCATS adaptive signal control is desirable but is not required.

  • Traffic Signal and ITS Engineering Design Review – Review design plans for traffic signal and ITS design scope, with an emphasis on safe and efficient traffic operations for all users of the transportation system.  Design review aspects include all supporting components of the traffic management system such as traffic signals, traffic detection, traffic cameras, fiber optics, field networking equipment, etc.  Review activities may also include conducting traffic studies to determine if modifications to traffic signal timing, phasing or operations are necessary.

  • New Mobility Implementation – The city’s Smart Mobility Plan outlines the future direction for how the city will adopt both traditional technologies and New Mobility solutions.  The Senior ITS Engineer will provide oversight and lead technology initiatives within the City and with regional and private partners to support projects in the Automated, Connected, Electric and Shared mobility sectors.  The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of advancements and policies in New Mobility technology resulting in implementations that increase the use of travel options and support equity, diversity and inclusion outcomes.

  • One-City Coordination – Foster teamwork and contribute to a positive workplace culture by promoting cooperation and collaboration with interdivisional and interdepartmental staff teams. Ensure that the intended outcomes of transportation technology initiatives are carefully considered as they advance from concept to design and implementation.

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At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value. 

 

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected.  Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

 

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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SR. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGER
Seattle, WA (opened until filled)


DKS is proud to be 100% employee-owned with a commitment to making a meaningful difference in our communities. As part of the DKS team you will be part of a collaborative environment where every employee-owner is encouraged to share ideas and participate in strategic discussions focused on shaping the future of transportation and of our firm. At DKS we put our employee-owners first. We realize our unique and diverse employee-owners are the heart of our firm.  Not only do we work hard to accomplish our goals, we also play hard to celebrate our victories! We welcome the opportunity for you to become an employee-owner of DKS!

As a Sr. Transportation Engineering Project Manager you will be a member of the DKS leadership team and will work closely with both local and cross-office teams to win and deliver work in our Transportation Engineering practice (focused on PS&E for transportation elements such as traffic signals, roadway lighting, signing/striping, temporary traffic control, ITS, and fiber optic communications).

What will you be doing?

  • Develop new client relationships for DKS and build on current client relationships, including partnerships with other consulting firms

  • Win and manage a variety of transportation engineering projects that you are passionate about, including all elements of the project life-cycle (pre-positioning, pursuit, negotiations, project planning, technical delivery, financial management, etc.)

  • Assure client satisfaction through implementation of our Client Experience (CX) and QC/QA initiatives

  • Work with, train, and mentor less experienced staff

 

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation, or similar field

  • 10+ years of experience in the transportation engineering consulting industry

  • Ability to immediately support business development by securing pursuits

  • Project management experience on a variety of transportation engineering projects

  • PE license required

  • Working knowledge of industry practices and regulations

  • Strong knowledge of (and built relationships with) the local client base desired

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills