THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO INCREASE APPLICANT POOL. APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED THEIR APPLICATIONS NEED NOT RE-APPLY. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO FILE IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
Section/Unit: Transportation Engineering
Work Location: 2650 Bayshore Blvd, Daly City, CA 94014
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt - This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This critical position for Streets Division manages and provides leadership for the City and County of San Francisco Traffic Signal Shop. The position oversees the operations of approximately 35 staff members; coordinates maintenance efforts of over $40 million in signal hardware assets, including 1270 signalized intersections; directs the goals and priorities of the shop (in coordination with the Principal Engineer and Director of Streets Division); directs coordination of monthly and quarterly reports; manages $1.6 million annual material and supply budget; ensures responses to high priority requests from the mayor and other policymakers; coordinates with other departments and agencies; and oversees staffing and other resources.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Sets priorities for shop based on the partnership with City Traffic Engineer, Director of Streets Division, Director of Transit Division, as well as knowledge of the shop capabilities and policy priorities. Communicates priorities and policies to staff and listens to staff feedback.
Prepares reports on the shop’s activities and escalates necessary priorities to upper management. Works with partner departments and shops (Transit Division, Public Utilities Commission, PG&E, Public Works) to resolve issues and execute work.
Works with administration to prepare materials, supplies, vehicles and staffing budget requests for the Traffic Signal Shop.
In conjunction with administrative staff, monitors all field operations personnel-related duties such as requisitions, interviews, new-hire selections, probationary periods, performance reviews, and professional development plans.
Analyzes and evaluates efficiencies, ensures the most effective use of resources are being carried out, and consistently seeks methods to improve shop operations while reducing costs.
In conjunction with administrative staff, plans the work and priorities of the shop and responds to requests from the Mayor’s Office, Director of Streets Division, and other policy makers and the public in a timely manner.
Oversees the successful implementation and use of various new technologies in the shops including asset management, project management, timekeeping, signal software, network communications, transit signal priority and information systems.
Serves as the COVID-19 Lead Manager for the facility, coordinates all daily cleaning tasks and reporting needs, monitors staff’s adherence to all health and safety protocols, and communicates with the Department Operation Center staff.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND eight (8) years of experience in the design, construction, installation, maintenance or repairs of traffic signals, information technology systems or other public infrastructure systems which includes five (5) years of supervisory experience; OR
Eight (8) years of verifiable traffic signal electrician, traffic signal design, signal construction, signal maintenance or signal operations experience, of which five (5) years must have been supervising journey-level personnel responsible for the design, construction, installation, maintenance or repairs of traffic signals and other electronic or electrical traffic control devices.
Additional experience in the design, construction, installation, maintenance or repairs of traffic signals, information technology systems or other public infrastructure systems may be substituted for the required education in Minimum Qualification #1 on a year-for-year basis. One year (2000 hours) of qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
One year full-time experience is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time experience.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalist(s) at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred to hiring.
Knowledge of traffic signal design, construction, operations and maintenance.
Communicates clearly and effectively in writing and verbally.
Experience in workplace diversity and inclusion.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Experience working in environment responding to time-sensitive operations and unanticipated events.
Experience in facilities management including overseeing procurement of materials and supplies and inventory controls.
Experience working with budgets and project delivery.
Experience working with labor unions.
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