The Position: MAG is seeking a qualified transportation engineer to support its efforts in the Transportation Policy and Planning Division. The position will focus on activities related to the management and implementation of the Freeway Life Cycle Program and Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). Duties include managing transportation planning studies; assessing and evaluating transportation infrastructure design, functionality, cost, schedule, and project risk analysis; developing alternative approaches to respond to transportation and traffic needs; and coordination with key stakeholders for project design and implementation efforts. The position will also include public meeting presentations and facilitation of working group sessions.
The Candidate: The ideal candidate will be proficient in leading planning level analysis and reviewing engineering and design-specific solutions, and have experience with managing consultants or consultant teams, preferably in a large urban area. The candidate should also have experience presenting complex technical information to a diverse set of stakeholders, including members of the public and policy makers. Experience coordinating with internal and external agency partners and strong writing skills a plus.
Experience and Education A Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, civil engineering, public administration or related field with a minimum of at least five (5) years of experience in freeway and roadway design and/or planning required. Private sector and project management experience is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Level III Range, DOQ: $68,401 - $113,118
Level IV Range, DOQ: $79,182 - $118,774
About Maricopa Association of Governments
The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) that serves as the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area.
MAG is the regional air quality planning agency and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for transportation for Maricopa County. This includes the Phoenix area and the neighboring urbanized area in Pinal County, containing the Town of Florence and City of Maricopa.
MAG provides regional planning and policy decisions in areas of transportation, air quality, water quality, and human services. MAG was formed in 1967 when local elected officials recognized the need for long range planning and policy development on a regional scale. They realized that many issues such as transportation and air quality affected residents beyond the borders of their individual jurisdictions.