T.Y. Lin International

Engineer (Transportation)

US-IL-Chicago
3 weeks ago
Req No.
2017-1864
Discipline
Transportation Engineering

Overview

T.Y. Lin International is looking for a civil engineer to take an active role in significantly enhancing the City of Chicago’s bicycle network.  TYLI is responsible for providing in-house engineering and planning staff to the City of Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT) Bicycle Program.

 

The CDOT Bicycle Program involves a collaborative team that works closely together.  Individual drive and passion to improve accommodations for people bicycling is essential. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage federally funded Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) design contracts.
  • Coordinate with Illinois DOT on federal and state funded projects.
  • Act as the quality control engineer for bicycle facility plan review.
  • Coordinate with City staff and other agencies to ensure bicycle facility designs are incorporated into all types of projects.
  • Work with elected and appointed officials and community groups to resolve planning and design issues with bicycle facilities.
  • Prepare bicycle facility engineering design plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Analyze and prepare traffic impact and parking studies
  • Perform intersection capacity analyses using Synchro traffic modeling software.
  • Ability to understand traffic signal phasing and make recommendations to improve bicycle and pedestrian operations.
  • Collect data and perform field observations at project sites throughout Chicago.
  • Communicate bicycle guidelines, policy, standards, and requirements with residents, elected and appointed officials, and other professionals.
  • Recommend city design guidelines and policy changes related to bicycle issues.
  • Supervise seasonal and part-time staff.

Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Must have a Professional Engineering License. Requires a minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience. Strong interest and experience in bicycling for transportation. Proven ability to undertake several complex assignments simultaneously. Knowledge of leading national design trends for urban on-street bikeways and complete streets principles, including NACTO design guides. Experience redesigning constrained rights-of-way to accommodate non-motorized transportation. Experience preparing and managing IDOT Phase I Studies and Phase II Design. Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally with decision makers at all levels. Experience with Micro Station (or equivalent CAD software) required. Experience with Synchro, AutoTURN, and ArcMap preferred.

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