NOACA is seeking a senior engineer with transportation asset management experience including advanced knowledge of computer software for highway pavement maintenance and rehabilitation management and bridge evaluation systems. The ideal candidate should possess advanced knowledge of highway, bridge and pavement designs and an advanced understanding of pavement materials and the road pavement deterioration models applied in various pavement maintenance and rehabilitation systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties and requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job. To be considered for this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty in a satisfactory manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Performs advanced research, transportation engineering, planning, evaluation, and report-writing as directed on one or more assigned projects.
Designs studies and projects, as required.
Identifies and proposes new planning efforts/approaches
Ability to comprehend & interpret variety of civil engineering principles, techniques, procedures, criteria, plans & specifications & related data; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid engineering/technical conclusions
Independently develop general roadway construction plans utilizing engineering principles
Perform general engineering studies
Has an advanced knowledge of transportation and/or air quality and/or water quality issues.
Has an advanced understanding of transportation and/or air quality and/or water quality federal requirements and procedures.
Has advanced ability to use relevant software programs and mentors others in such use.
Develops, proposes, and monitors budgets at project level.
Prepares draft project goals and objectives, as required.
Manages one or more Overall Work Program (OWP) projects, as assigned.
Works with others on meshing strategies, plans, and programs with larger scale plans such as Regional Strategic Plan, Long-Range Transportation Plan, Water Quality Management Plan, or other applicable plans.
Works cooperatively with the United States Department of Transportation, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, local agencies, and local governments regarding transportation and/or environmental planning issues, as appropriate.
Manages assigned programs.
Manages the collection/analysis/input of data, database design, and maintenance.
Designs and maintains databases, and mentors others on same.
Prepares and reviews reports/documents/records.
Prepares and reviews project goals and objectives.
Prepares and reviews draft study designs.
Presents project-related information to NOACA Board, Committees and/or outside, organizations as required by the position.
Mentors Planners/Engineers I, II, and III, as assigned.
Attends work-related meetings inside and outside of the agency offices, as directed.
Engages in minimal travel within the state and the continental U.S., as directed.
Works under supervision alone or in groups on assigned tasks.
Works on special projects as required.
Performs other duties deemed appropriate.
Credentials and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering plus seven years of relevant experience. Master’s Degree may be substituted for 1 year of experience
Must be legally able to work in the United States
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent abilities in use and application of Microsoft Office software and other planning software
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong planning and organization skills
Strong management and leadership abilities
Proficient in CADD
Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio desired
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is a transportation and environmental planning agency that represents state, county, city, village, and township officials in Greater Cleveland. NOACA addresses the transportation, air quality, and water quality needs of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The agency and its partners cooperatively develop and implement plans to ensure that travel throughout the region is safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound. NOACA’s vision is to STRENGTHEN regional cohesion, PRESERVE existing infrastructure, and BUILD a sustainable multimodal transportation system to SUPPORT economic development and ENHANCE quality of life in Northeast Ohio.