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If you have job opportunities related to the field of transportation, please email your ad to ctscig@umn.edu.

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Entry-Level ITS/Traffic Engineer, AECOM

AECOM is actively seeking a entry-level candidate to join its growing transportation team in Minneapolis, MN.

Under the responsible charge of a professional engineer, work will consist of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) planning and design, connected and automated vehicles and traffic engineering analysis.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids.
  • Work on a wide range of projects and tasks and assist with field research, data collection, data analysis, graphics, maps and data presentation, and report development.
  • Assist in agency coordination and ITS planning and design projects.
  • Support ITS architecture development, systems engineering analysis, design, construction plan development, specifications, quantities, estimates.
  • Perform traffic impact studies, traffic analysis software and simulation modeling, traffic signal design, traffic signal timing, air/noise modeling, data analysis, before/after evaluation studies.
  • Prepare technical reports, provide project meeting support and perform other duties as required.
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in traffic or transportation engineering or other related field
    • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software
    • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as of Land Desktop/AutoCAD, InRoads, InSite, and MicroStation)

How to Apply

Please apply online on the AECOM website.


Assistant County Administrator - Public Works, Hennepin County

Hennepin County is seeking an Assistant County Administrator to lead its Public Works line of business. This position has overall responsibility for the management of the county's Community Works, Environment and Energy, Transportation Operations, Transportation Project Delivery, and Administration departments. Public Works has an operating budget of $207 million, a capital budget of $341 million, and over 450 full-time employees.

In this position, you will:

  • Set goals to enhance service delivery to meet overall county vision and best serve county residents
  • Support the development and implementation strategies to reduce disparities in the seven domains: education, employment, health, housing, income, justice, and transportation
  • Provide direction to Public Works management to assure a coordinated and strategic approach to county and department objectives and programs and the allocation of resources to implement these initiatives
  • Manage preparation of Public Works budget including a significant enterprise revenue fund; oversee operating and capital expenditures
  • Partner with other government jurisdictions, commissions, county departments and professional and citizen organizations on departmental and county initiatives
  • Provide elected officials, County Administration, and department heads with technical information, status reports, and policy recommendations related to Public Works programs and operations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or related field and seven years of managerial experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • The ability to demonstrate the competencies:
    • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of current and potential customers; establish and maintain effective relationships with community groups; ability to communicate customer focus to the organization
    • Integrity and Trust: Widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; keep confidences; admit mistakes; establish and maintain trusting and respectful relationships with others
    • Create Vision & Purpose: Communicate a compelling and inspired vision and sense of core purpose; can inspire and motivate all staff; accept the role of being the face of Public Works to stakeholders and the public; ability to integrate Public Works vision with the county's vision
    • Relationship Management: Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with partners on the county, regional, state and national level; forges effective partnerships with labor organizations and values union involvement in decision making where appropriate; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with community, advisory boards and elected officials
    • Organizational Management: Direct and administer complex and changing programs and services for a large Public Works system
    • Diversity and Inclusion: Foster commitment and build support for a diverse and inclusive organization that reflects the residents we serve
    • Leadership: Provide effective leadership to direct reports and the organization; is an experienced, passionate, energetic and visionary leader with excellent people and communication skills; ability to link actions back to vision and mission
    • Strategic Resource Management: Effectively manage a broad spectrum of resources including human resources, financial and capital projects, and technology

How to Apply

Please apply online on the Hennepin County website by February 19, 2019.