This position is located in the Office of Safety Technologies, Office of Safety, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as a civil engineer and provides advice to Safety Leadership on highway safety programs and the Federal-aid process. The incumbent serves as an expert in identifying, developing and delivering safety as part of the overall Federal-aid project development process to reduce the number and severity of highway crashes.Learn more about this agency
As a Civil Engineer (Highway) you will:
- Serve as expert in providing technical, programmatic, engineering and policy assistance to FHWA headquarters program offices, FHWA field offices, State, local and tribal agencies, and other internal and external customers.
- Identify, plan, and implement broad national initiatives based on new or revised legislation, regulation and policy and leads the development and implementation of programs for outreach and public information.
- Develop and maintain a knowledge of the Federal-aid Highway Program including the requirements of each major funding program.
- Develop a broad understanding of the project development process for a wide range of Federal-aid project types including pavement maintenance, 3R (resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation), reconstruction, and new construction.
- Lead national and interagency initiatives to improve the practice of considering and incorporating safety into the project development process for State and local agencies, tribal governments, and the public.
- Provide engineering, technical and policy responses to inquiries from FHWA headquarters program offices, FHWA field offices, other Federal agencies, State and local agencies, the public, Congress and industry.
- Develop and maintain professional networks and relationships necessary to coordinate, and partner with FHWA headquarter offices, the FHWA Field Offices, the FHWA Technical Services Team, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, State and local agencies, professional organizations, academia, non-governmental organizations, and other Federal agencies.
- Develop and advance a multi-year program of activities in support of achieving the goals of the roadway departure and roadside design programs.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in and a broad knowledge of the Federal-aid Highway Program, project development decision-making, and safety practices as they relate to a wide variety of project and program types and will be able to and provide outreach and assistance in integrating safety more fully across all Federal-aid programs and projects.
Occasional travel - Some travel is required.
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