Posted 3.11.21

The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department is seeking a part-time Project Engineer to provide planning and technical expertise in support of expediting surface transportation projects (e.g., roadway, tollway, transit, bicycle, pedestrian) in the region. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://jobs.silkroad.com/NCTCOG/Careers. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

The individual in this position will work an average of 20 hours per week and will be eligible for partial benefits.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Assisting in the identification and evaluation of alternative alignments and transportation modes
  • Working with partner agencies to advance project delivery
  • Participating in public involvement activities
  • Conducting and reviewing highly technical analyses
  • Coordinating with appropriate transportation and resource agencies
  • Delivering oral presentations
  • Preparing and reviewing correspondence, presentations, and other technical documents

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with civil engineering principles and design
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods is required
  • At least seven years of relative job-related experience
  • Professional Engineer license or Engineer-in-Training certificate is required

Salary

Minimum of $53.75/hour

FLSA: Exempt

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation. 

NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired during your military service career.  All qualified veterans are invited to apply.

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at careers@nctcog.org.

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Salary

Minimum of $53.75/hour

Location

North Central Texas Council of Governments, Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX, USA