The Department of Public Works is dedicated to delivering engineering and operational services that provide the Anaheim community with pride in their City and its work force. Whether it's designing a street construction project, applying innovative traffic management techniques to solving Anaheim's traffic problems, or maintaining the City's streets, sewers and sidewalks, Public Works provides a myriad of comprehensive services to meet a variety of the City's infrastructure, maintenance, and development needs.
Public Works is seeking an Operations Superintendent to join in our mission for the operations, integration and maintenance of the City's traffic systems. The Operations Superintendent shall supervise a team of six Traffic Signal Technicians; administer and monitor traffic signal maintenance contracts; coordinate assigned activities within Public Works, interdepartmentally, outside agencies, and the general public; as well as provide highly responsible and responsive staff assistance to higher level management staff. This Management classified position is designated as FLSA Exempt and reports to the Traffic Management Center within the Engineering Division/Traffic and Transportation section.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible maintenance and construction experience related to traffic systems maintenance, including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience supplemented by completion of the twelfth grade and specialized or college level course work in construction technology, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Ideal candidates will have:
In depth knowledge of Traffic Signal Maintenance and Operations, which may include:
Level I, II, or III IMSA certification; Level III certification preferred; and/or
Professional Engineer (P.E.) license; California license preferred; and/or
Traffic Engineer (T.E.) license; California license preferred
Expertise in advanced traffic control products and equipment and legacy traffic control equipment (e.g., NEMA TS-1, 2070 controllers, etc.)
Project management experience, (e.g., ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, preparing project specifications, etc.)
Contract management experience
Experience working with fiber optics and interconnected traffic communication systems
Experience with delegation of tasks to technicians to manage workloads and priorities
Coordinate the organization, staffing, and operational activities of the City's traffic systems.
Supervise the operations of the traffic systems maintenance section to provide the City with a safe and efficient traffic control system including but not limited to the maintenance of traffic signal devices and signs, cameras, controller cabinets and fiber optic cables.
Perform as project manager for special traffic maintenance, operations, and communication projects; coordinate projects with other divisions and departments as necessary.
Coordinate consultant traffic engineering and manage traffic signal maintenance contracts; issue work orders, verify and approve work to be completed by said contracts.
Prepare documents for processing claims against the City; testify before commissions, courts, and City Council as necessary.
Respond to public record requests related to traffic signal operations and maintenance.
Develop and manage an automated work order system for Anaheim's traffic system infrastructure that tracks work order requests, staff time spent, inventory, etc.
Provide specific technical and field inventory information required as part of grant application processes (i.e. quantities, cost, future maintenance needs)
Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for traffic systems, recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures.
Develop opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.
Direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for traffic systems; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Participate in the selection of assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
Participate in the development and administration of assigned program budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary.
Review capital improvement plans related to assigned services and provide input regarding future maintenance activities.
Supervise the preparation of time, material and equipment use records; requisition supplies and materials as required to ensure appropriate inventory levels to meet daily and emergency needs.
Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
Be informed of emerging industry and national standards, products and opportunities as it relates to traffic systems (i.e. traffic signals, controllers, connected vehicles)
Be responsible for testing and verifying proper operations of signal cabinets, traffic signal hardware (poles, standards, mast arms, illuminated street name signs, etc.), communications equipment and other traffic control equipment
Be responsible for preparing standards and technical specifications for traffic signal cabinets, traffic signal hardware (poles, standards, mast arms, illuminated street name signs, etc.) and other traffic control equipment
Provide staff assistance to higher level management staff; participate on a variety of committees; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary.
Coordinate assigned maintenance activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the fields of maintenance and operations related to assigned area; incorporate new developments as appropriate into programs.
As assigned, serve as rotating duty manager for the division.
Perform related duties as required.
Experience and Education: Five years of responsible maintenance and construction experience related to area of assignment including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience supplemented by completion of the twelfth grade and specialized or college level course work in construction technology, engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Knowledge of: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a maintenance, construction, and repair program; organization and management practices as applied to the evaluation of maintenance operations programs, policies and operation needs; modern and complex principles and practices of municipal maintenance operations; services program development and administration; principles and practices of public works maintenance operations and their application to a wide variety of operational programs; hazardous material containment and disposal principles and practices; specification writing principles and practices; preparation and evaluation of "Requests for Proposal" for services; principles and practices of contract administration; principles of municipal budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; principles and procedures of record keeping; principles of business letter, email writing and report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Because the position will be reporting to the Traffic Management Center within the Engineering Division, it is also required that the applicant has both technical and operational knowledge of: the operations of traffic signal and related equipment, closed circuit television cameras, changeable message signs, and fiber optic and hardwire communication network; principles and practices of traffic signal and communications design; estimating and scheduling traffic signal infrastructure construction and maintenance projects; principles and practices of project management. Working knowledge of ITS networking and IP schema is highly desirable.
Ability to: Coordinate and direct maintenance programs; supervise, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing maintenance services; understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities; understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations; participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies to accomplish the goals and objectives of the unit; work cooperatively with other departments, City officials, and outside agencies; respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, or other agencies on sensitive issues in area of responsibility; interpret and explain City policies and procedures; prepare clear and concise reports; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
License/Certification Required: Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
The Department of Public Works is dedicated to delivering engineering services that provide the Anaheim community with pride in their City and its work force. Whether it's designing a roadway construction project, applying innovative traffic management techniques to improving Anaheim's traffic, or maintaining the City's streets, sewers and sidewalks, Public Works provides a myriad of comprehensive... services to meet a variety of the City's infrastructure, maintenance, and development needs. www.anaheim.net/publicworks