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JACOBS is seeking a Traffic / Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer (Posted on June 6, 2017)
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary
We are hiring a Traffic/ Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer in our Pennsylvania/Maryland Infrastructure Group to support our portfolio of Traffic/ITS Engineering, Traffic Operations, and Transportation Planning services. The candidate will work remotely out of a client location in Smyrna, Delaware and have the opportunity to work on some of the most innovative and exciting transportation projects.

Job responsibilities may include:
• Work as part of the team to deliver a range of transportation projects
• Identify and analyze problems using sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions
• Prepare transportation reports and plans based on project analyses and assessments
• Analyze traffic data, field data collection, and study preparation to support decisions on transportation systems, policies, standards
• Operational support for incident management and special events
• Coordinate and attend project meetings with clients, public officials, engineers, planners and transportation system users

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field required.
• 1-3 years of progressive experience in traffic engineering, intelligent transportation systems, transportation planning, or a similar field preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Experience with ArcGIS and CADD is a plus.
• Critical thinker with an understanding of transportation and/or systems concepts required
• Open to change and new information with the ability to adapt behavior and work methods in response to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles required.
• Excellent technical writing with the ability to develop work plans and document technical discussions required.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

To apply, please visit www.jacobs.com and search for job: BI 0002B1


Montgomery County is seeking a Signal Shop Supervisor for the Department of Transportation (Posted December 22, 2016)

Montgomery County is seeking a Signal Shop Supervisor for the Department of Transportation. The employee should have experience in the construction, maintenance and operations of traffic signals. This position will provide co-supervision for the daily operation of the Signal Shop Technical Center.

Please apply here: https://ex12.montgomerycountymd.gov/ojn1/ijn1/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/candidateSelfService/webui/VisVacDispPG&OAHP=IRC_EXT_SITE_VISITOR_APPL&OASF=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&akRegionApplicationId=821&transactionid=208594159&retainAM=N&addBreadCrumb=RP&p_svid=23837&p_spid=1045421&oapc=12&oas=1lLQR2RUyOfhY4fzos-cUA


Montgomery County is seeking a Transportation Systems Technician III for the Department of Transportation (Posted December 20, 2016)

Montgomery County is seeking a Transportation Systems Technician III for the Department of Transportation. The employee should have experience applying basic electrical wiring principles related to traffic signals and intelligent transportation systems equipment and devices.

Please apply here: https://ex12.montgomerycountymd.gov/ojn1/ijn1/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/candidateSelfService/webui/VisVacDispPG&OAHP=IRC_EXT_SITE_VISITOR_APPL&OASF=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&akRegionApplicationId=821&transactionid=117500483&retainAM=N&addBreadCrumb=RP&p_svid=23308&p_spid=1021366&oapc=8&oas=6N-qNZQt08CjhSNn_wNXyw


U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks a General Engineer to Join Its Exciting Connected Vehicle Research and Deployment Team (Posted December 2, 2016)

ITS JPO has a vacancy for a General Engineer who will play a key role in our connected vehicle, automated vehicle and smart cities research.

See the link below for the announcement and job description. The opening closes on December 30, 2016.

http://www.its.dot.gov/press/2016/cv_engineer_deployment.htm

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ITS Project Manager for Traffic Systems Deliver, Rockville MD – Kapsch TrafficCom (Posted August 16, 2016)

Kapsch TrafficCom is a global leader in the ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) industry, focused on connected vehicles, highway traffic management, electronic tolling, and smart city solutions.

Please apply online at: https://748.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/e0229/Posting/View/354

Kapsch TrafficCom is seeking an ITS Project Manager for Traffic Systems Delivery out of our office in Rockville, MD.

The ITS Project Manager is a key position that is responsible for the successful delivery of our Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS), Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) and/or Traffic Signal Systems projects.  Key project responsibilities including contract management, financial performance, oversight of the technical delivery, continuing systems operations, and staffing to successfully meet and complete project targets and deadlines, at or below budget. The position assists with identification of additional client opportunities and in the preparation of proposal materials and estimates for those (or other) opportunities.

Major Expectations and Responsibilities:

Proposal Planning and preparation:
•    Supports the proposal process with development of scope, approach, and costing content.
•    Understands the contract deliverables, requirements and Contract Terms and Conditions.
•    Interfaces with leadership to provide status and to solicit strategic guidance.
•    Establishes the project budget and financial performance targets.
•    Manages subcontractors to include teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
•    Understands the complexities, dependencies and interdependencies associated with the ITS deployment work, including internal and/or subcontract support.
•    Understands and documents mitigation plans for common specific ITS related project issues and potential risks
•    Participates in determining the required resources (amount and type), skills and appropriate resource loading/distribution necessary to perform the work and deliver the project on time and at or below cost, including role/responsibilities of internal partners  and contracted team partners
•    If applicable, determines the DBE requirements, agency rules, etc. and how those rules will impact the work share.
•    Assists in preparing necessary corporate approvals for new contracts (project and operations)
•    Assists in the development of cost estimates for both ITS system deployment projects and ongoing operations/services work in the ITS field.

Contract Award and ITS Project Delivery:
•    Sets team expectations, goals and values and provides all management leadership across both ITS deployment projects and ongoing operations/services contracts .
•    Assists in the planning and build out of the required infrastructure to provide contracted services or project delivery including facilities and staffing.
•    Validates/revises/updates scope of work and time requirements of the contract, coordinating with our ITS Global Application Center for technical delivery.
•    Verifies/revises/updates subcontract arrangements, any DBE requirements, and internal support
•    Prepares a project or operations management plan appropriate for the work type scope (e.g., signals, ATMS, 511, etc.), complexity, requirements, schedule and contract type; identifies critical plan elements to routinely monitor/assess (project control points).
•    Confirms or revises estimate, schedule, work plan, amount booked, and project % GM
•    Manages and documents client-driven scope changes; assesses impact and initiates appropriate actions such as internal communications, estimate/schedule/work plan revisions, change documentation, and amendment preparation.
•    Manages and documents internal contract changes that affect booking, cost, or margin; coordinates with Project Administrators.
•    Manages cost, schedule and work plan; manages to the spend plan (cost-budget tracking); updates/revises spend plan (budget-forecast) at least monthly; manages to schedule: updates/revises activities, durations, milestone dates at least monthly.
•    Conducts a comprehensive review of ITS project or operations costs, including accruals, at least on a monthly basis: coordinates with Project Assistants as needed.
•    Manages cash flow on at least a monthly basis.  Manages and reconciles earned revenue and unbilled invoicing.
•    Coordinates team activities with schedule and estimates; facilitates regular team communication and regular team status calls/meetings.
•    Communicates potential issues immediately upon identification – to management, delivery team (software/engineers), and client (as appropriate)
•    Documents delivery issues, changes and decisions in writing and maintains in the contract record.  Ensure delivery follows ITS best practices and stated contract obligations.
•    Develops impact assessment for potential issues with mitigations strategies.
•    Develops cost/schedule recovery plan; submits for review and approval, including preparation of Economic Summary.
•    Manages cost of the work by internal partners and contract project team members; coordinates routinely with System and Software Engineering sections regarding cost and delivery of respective work product.
•    Reviews and approves subcontractor and vendor invoices; supports resolution of any payment issues.
•    Reviews and verifies that an accurate invoice is submitted to client at the end of the month; or, upon meeting a client deliverable milestones, or other payment trigger as identified contractually.
•    Facilitates daily interaction with the project team, PA and the client; is easily accessible to the client, and is visible to the client; meets with the client on a regular basis to address delivery and cash management issues or contract issues.
•    Coordinates all parties to close the contract (by stage or entirety); reconciles accounting, invoicing, receipts; client closeout.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years of ITS Project Management experience in a traffic signals, ATMS and/or 511 software delivery capacity. Candidates must have a strong understanding of ITS software integration projects.

PMP strongly preferred but not mandatory (successful candidate may be required to obtain a PMP or equivalent internal certifications).
Kapsch TrafficCom is a leading global provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and offers  solutions  across  our  customers’  entire  value  chain  –  from  single  products  and components, to fully integrated turnkey systems and solutions in the applications of electronic toll collection, commercial vehicle operations, and highway traffic management. The Company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria with North American headquarters in McLean, Virginia and offices throughout the United States (Virginia, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, California), Canada (Mississauga) and Mexico (Mexico City).

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace.

Please apply online at: https://748.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/e0229/Posting/View/354

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ITS & Electrical Engineering Manager (Transportation Design Engineer VII) – MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Posted July 12, 2016)

SALARY:    $68,959.00 – $110,729.00 Annually
OPENING DATE:    06/07/16
CLOSING DATE:    07/19/16 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:
**OPEN to All Qualified Applicants**
EXECUTIVE SERVICE
This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority

This is a position specific recruitment.  The resulting candidates will be used to fill this Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) position/function only.  All interested persons will need to re-apply for any future recruitment conducted for this classification.

Join an award-winning Agency – recipient of the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the FY 2013 and FY 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and winner of the Government Security News’ 2014 Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards Program for BWI Marshall Airport and the Port of Baltimore and many more!

Financed by toll revenue, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) was established in 1971 by the Maryland General Assembly to finance, construct, operate, preserve and improve the State’s toll facilities. The MDTA’s eight toll facilities – two turnpikes, two tunnels and four bridges – provide Maryland’s citizens and visitors with safe, secure and convenient transportation facilities.  Our Fort McHenry Tunnel is the widest underwater vehicular tunnel built by the immersed-tube method, our Bay Bridge is one of the world’s longest over-water bridges and our Intercounty Connector is the mid-Atlantic’s first all-electronic toll facility. For more than 40 years, the MDTA has been committed to quality and excellence in customer service, and we rely on our organization’s values, traditions and – most important – our employees to achieve these goals.

The ITS & Electrical Engineering Manager will direct major programs involving the planning, development, design, construction, maintenance, and operations of existing and new intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and electrical systems to include multi-divisional support and coordination, system analysis and integration, and analysis of business, policy, and operations impacts.  This position will supervise licensed professional engineer project managers in the planning, design, coordination, implementation, and management of ITS (i.e. toll systems, security systems, tunnel control systems, incident detection systems, automatic traffic counters, dynamic message signs and control systems, fiber optic networks, and two-way radio systems).  The incumbent will develop and manage interdependent contracts and programs and will identify resource and policy implications of major programs.

The ITS & Electrical Engineering Manager will direct systems engineers in the development of projects impacting major business and operation programs. This position will review systems engineering elements like concept of operations, functional requirements, traceability matrices, detailed specifications, reports, and related documents for compliance with standard system engineering approaches.  The incumbent will sponsor, plan, and participate in regional planning, coordination, and specification development with other agencies such as General Engineering Consultants, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA), Maryland Intelligent Transportation Systems Working Group (MITS-WG), CHART, and other agencies as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a Maryland Professional Engineer license, in the appropriate option, is required. Evidence of license must be presented at time of appointment.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed professional engineer.  *Two (2) years of this experience must include managing ITS and/or Electrical Engineering projects.

*This statement contains a Selective Qualification, which is more focused in scope than the Preferred Qualifications for this classification.  Selective Qualifications are utilized when the job requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills, or abilities).

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application.  This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
An applicant’s current license as a Professional Engineer in a state with comparable requirements acceptable to the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers, will be accepted but the applicant must obtain a Maryland Professional Engineer license within twelve (12) months of appointment.  Evidence of out of state license must be presented at time of appointment.

Notes:
1.    Registration requirements are established under Title 14, Business Occupations and Professions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
2.    Employees of the Maryland Department of Transportation assigned to especially sensitive locations or facilities may be required to obtain and maintain a special security badge.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply on-line or submit an application (TSHRS Form DTS-1) form to:

MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Recruitment and Examinations Office
305 Authority Drive
Baltimore, Maryland  21222

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE TSHRS (DTS-1) EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. For an application, Form DTS-1, please call 410-537-7553 or visit our online employment center at:http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/Employment/index.html.

All applications must be received by July 19, 2016.  No postmarks accepted.  Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request.

Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State’s Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.  Selected candidate(s) may be subject to background and reference checks.

The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

Note:  The Maryland Transportation Authority is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Relay Service: 1-800-735-2258                                TTY Number: 711

Issue Date: 6/07/16

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Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Project Manager – Kapsch TrafficCom USA, Inc. (Posted January 20, 2016)

Put your career in motion. Kapsch TrafficCom USA, Inc., is a leading systems integrator and provider of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Our ITS products provide mission critical, real-time, management and monitoring of a variety of Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS). Kapsch is seeking a Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Project Manager.

The Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Project Manager will coordinate all aspects of a project, from estimating and bidding through commissioning and field testing including contract and change order negotiations, subcontractor management, scheduling, staging and production, project staffing and budgeting, field commissioning and testing and final acceptance. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Project management leadership for Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) projects, functioning as a prime contractor or subcontractor
  • Key point of contact of external clients and end users, responsible for managing all aspects of customer relations
  • Preparing estimates, scope letters, supporting marketing
  • Preparing and managing CPM schedules, budget forecasts and project tracking
  • Preparing and negotiating contracts, subcontracts, change orders, purchase orders and related commercial issues
  • Leading the project team to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Travel as required to support national and international projects

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, and a minimum of 10 to 15 years of relevant project management experience with “mission critical” technology projects (e.g. contracts, change orders, schedules, fixed price budgets, external customers). Excellent communication skills (written/oral) and the ability to manage multiple priorities are required. Candidates should have experience with Project Management software such as MS Project.

Previous experience with Intelligent Transportation systems or SCADA systems preferred. Candidates who have earned a PMP are preferred.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a leading global provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and offers solutions across our customers’ entire value chain – from single products and components, to fully integrated turnkey systems and solutions in the applications of electronic toll collection, commercial vehicle operations, and highway traffic management. The Company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria with North American headquarters in McLean, Virginia and offices throughout the United States (Virginia, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, California), Canada (Mississauga) and Mexico (Mexico City).

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

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