Active Transportation Street Designer I

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Toole Design Group

Company Website

http://www.tooledesign.com/

Job Type

Full-Time

Location

Austin, TX

Address

Austin, TX

Description :

Note that we will initiate our application review for this position on February 
5, 2018

Are you fascinated by the built environment? Are you passionate about 
sustainability and the opportunity to work on challenging multimodal projects 
that make communities more livable? Would you enjoy working on a variety of 
projects with unique challenges and requirements in one of the most exciting 
cities in the country? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our 
team as an Active Transportation Street Designer in Austin, TX, working in 
collaboration with the Austin Transportation Department’s (ATD) Street Design 
Team.

Why join Toole Design Group?

At Toole Design Group, we’re working to create vibrant, multimodal 
transportation solutions for people of all ages and abilities. Our staff of 130+
engineering, design and planning professionals are passionate about making a 
difference in communities large and small. The pace is fast, our team is 
creative and dynamic, and you will collaborate across disciplines with 
colleagues on transformative projects throughout Austin. As a woman-owned firm, 
diversity is a cornerstone of a business. Our staff gender mix is evenly 
balanced between women and men, strengthening our work and our culture.

As an Active Transportation Street Designer, the things you design will get 
built! You’ll use state of the art tools and practices to help create 
sustainable multimodal transportation infrastructure. You’ll work with your 
colleagues to engage communities, develop concepts, produce quick-build 
schematic-level construction documents, and assist with the implementation of 
multimodal projects that range from small improvements to full-scale street 
reconfigurations. In an industry that is constantly changing, you’ll be at the 
forefront of designing and implementing real solutions.

About our Austin team:

Toole Design Group has a multi-year contract to provide full-time staff support 
to ATD’s Active Transportation and Street Design Division. Our Austin team will 
work integrated as part of ATD’s nationally recognized Street Design Team to 
design and implement a variety of projects as part of the City’s $720 million 
2016 Mobility Bond. The contract will support the Bikeways, Safe Routes to 
School, and Sidewalks bond programs, and Transit Speed and Reliability work in 
partnership with the Capital Metro Transportation Authority.

Austin is on the leading edge of multimodal transportation, and this Active 
Transportation Street Designer is a key part of a strategy to double the rate of
project design and implementation in support of the 2016 Mobility Bond and 
other growing program needs. This is an exciting opportunity to work with ATD’s 
incredible staff and be part of a team that will transform the way people move 
in one of the most exciting cities in the country. This is a full-time, 
permanent position and you will have ongoing opportunities with TDG in Austin or
other locations in America’s most exciting cities.

You’ll be great here if:

You want to develop and implement projects that will have an immediate impact on
communities
You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines, between departments,
and with our clients
You deliver high-quality work on time and within budget
You know how to get the message across, whether written, verbally, or 
graphically
You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
You’re motivated to tackle new challenges and develop creative solutions
You’ll need:

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil/transportation engineering, planning, 
urban design, landscape architecture, or related field
0+ years (entry level) of transportation facility design experience, with a 
demonstrated interest in developing construction documents
Experience with or ability to quickly learn Computer Automated Design (AutoCAD 
or MicroStation)
Interest in multimodal and active transportation issues and design (specifically
for bicycle, pedestrian, Safe Routes to School and/or transit integration)
Excellent task and time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications 
Additional desired qualities include:

A broad knowledge base in civil engineering (transportation focus) and urban 
multimodal planning
Specific knowledge of roadway geometric design
Familiarity with design software (Civil 3D, GEOPAK or InRoads)
Experience working with active transportation programs and groups, such as Safe 
Routes to School
Familiarity with traffic modeling software (such as Synchro)
Experience with bicycle, pedestrian, transit, and Safe Routes to School issues
We’ll offer you:

The chance to design and implement transportation projects that positively and 
directly affect communities across the City of Austin
An environment that fosters innovative, thoughtful, internationally-aligned best
design practices
The unique opportunity to work with one of the most inventive city 
transportation departments in the country and industry-leading engineers and 
planners at TDG
The ability to work directly with licensed engineers on a daily basis
The potential to grow as a professional and advance in a company that prefers to
promote from within
Competitive salary and industry-best benefits
A workplace that practices what it preaches, with engaged colleagues and 
financial incentives to bike, walk, and use transit on your commute
How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please 
click "Apply for this Job" or visit our careers page and select the 
corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer
(EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No 
phone calls, please. For more information about Toole Design Group, visit our 
website, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or like us on Facebook.

How to apply :

If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please
click "Apply for this Job" or visit our careers page and select the
corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer
(EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No
phone calls, please. For more information about Toole Design Group, visit our
website, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or like us on Facebook.

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