Jul 01, 2021

Senior Traffic Engineer

  • Port of Long Beach
  • Long Beach, CA, USA
Full time Engineering Transportation Engineer

Job Description


Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning March 8, 2019. Filing will remain open until vacancies are filled. Filing may close without further notice.

Vacancy Information

The Department of Public Works has a current vacancy. The Harbor Department also uses this classification.


Under direction, supervises the activities of assigned engineering and administrative staff in the Transportation Engineering Division of the Public Works Department and Engineering Design Division of the Harbor Department; oversees the design of signing and striping, traffic control, traffic signal timing, traffic signal and intelligent transportation systems (ITS); performs traffic and transportation research, analysis, planning, and design; oversees preparation and/or prepares project reports, plans, specifications, estimates, grant applications, progress reports, and other technical documents; supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff; monitors the work of consultants/contractors performing traffic/transportation engineering for the City; prepares or assists in preparation of division budget; makes presentations to the City Council, City management, commissions, and community groups; responds to inquiries and work requests by the public, council offices, and/or City Departments; may act as the City Traffic Engineer in his/her absence while working in the Public Works Department; and performs other related duties as required.

Requirements To File


* Current registration as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer in the State of California (proof required)*


  • Five or more years of professional traffic/transportation engineering experience gained after graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with an engineering degree or after passing the Engineering in Training (E.I.T.) examination (proof required)*. One of the five years of the required experience must have been gained in a position at the level of Traffic/Transportation Engineer or in a comparable class requiring a professional engineering license.

Additional Requirements To File

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to work an irregular schedule including nights, weekends, overtime, and fieldwork may be required.

A valid driver's license will be required.

  • Required documents, such as transcripts, certificates and/or license, must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degree must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Current registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California and possession of Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification from Transportation Professional Certification Board, Inc. Supervisory experience.


Selection Procedure

Application Packet......................................Qualifying

This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process. Applications are evaluated based on experience, education, certificates and/or licenses. There is no examination.

This is a continuous eligible list, which will expire in six months, but may be extended. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit first and then in the order in which applications were filed.. Eligible lists may be established periodically.

If you have not received notification of the status of your application within two weeks, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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