Responsible for all aspects of Traffic and Transportation issues to include forecasting, planning/programming of future transportation needs, implementation of transportation related projects, and maintenance of traffic control equipment. Duties include overseeing revisions and updates to the County Transportation Model; evaluation of traffic impact studies and site access plans; management of transportation network/needs, neighborhood traffic calming and traffic signals. The position works with the Community Development Department on transportation elements of the County’s Comprehensive Plan including future roadway needs, functional classification, bicycle, pedestrian, transit plans, and identifies funding sources/strategies. In addition, the County Transportation and Traffic Engineer provides review, analysis and recommendations of the countywide signing, pavement markings and traffic signals.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with concentration in Traffic Engineering
Master’s degree in Engineering and/or Business Management preferred
Seven (7) years of related work experience to include traffic signal coordination, timing and evaluation software, Arc GIS software, AutoCAD/MicroStation, traffic signal and traffic control equipment
Three (3) years supervisory experience
International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Traffic Signal Level 2 certification
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Products
About Beaufort County
Nestled between Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia - Beaufort County is rich with history, culture and outdoor beauty. Beaufort County is composed of hundreds of barrier and sea islands and its warm climate, pristine beaches, vibrant Gullah traditions and true southern hospitality welcome visitors from all over the world throughout the year. Beaufort County is home to the famous Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the internationally known luxury resort of Hilton Head Island. Gorgeous private islands, abundant waterways and nature preserves embellish the landscape. Vast expanses of marshlands and lush maritime forests create spectacular scenic vistas and rich habitat for egrets, herons, pelicans, dolphins and other wildlife species.