TSITE Fall Meeting Registration now open

Register Here and check out the draft Meeting Agenda here

What:  Tennessee Section ITE Fall Meeting 2017
When:  Tuesday, October 3rd (Registration 8:30 AM, Meeting 9:00 AM)
Where:  The University of Memphis

Meeting Location Info:
We have rooms 203/205 (also known as the ‘Fishbowl’) in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT).   You may park in the garage located on Innovation Drive. Parking vouchers will be provided. Please pre-register to receive a parking pass.  A link to the campus map can be found here.  The FIT is located in quadrant D6, and the parking garage (PG1) is located immediately across Innovation Drive in quadrants E-F 6.

Hotel Reservation Info:
We have 30 rooms reserved for the Holiday Inn on October 2, 2017, for $113/night. This rate will be honored for any attendee wishing to extend their stay, before or after the meeting. Deadline for booking is September 25th, 2017.

Click to Reserve
Reservation Phone Number: 901-678-8200
Booking Code: TSI

Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis
3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111

 

ITE Webinar – Street Space – Not Just For Moving Cars

TSITE will be sponsoring the ITE webinar entitled “Street Space – Not Just For Moving Cars” at five locations across the state.  This webinar training opportunity will be held on Tuesday, September 26th, from 3:00pm-4:30pm Eastern (2:00pm-3:30pm Central).  More information about this ITE webinar can be found here.

Chattanooga – Arcadis
RSVP Contact: Karen Anderson Trowell via e-mail or telephone at 423-954-8711
The location for the webinar is:  1210 Premier Drive, Suite 200, Chattanooga, TN 37421

Kingsport – Mattern & Craig
RSVP Contact:  Jason Carder via e-mail or telephone at 423-245-4970
The location for the webinar is: 429 Clay Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

Knoxville – Cannon & Cannon Inc
RSVP Contact: Becky Bottoms via e-mail or telephone at 865-670-8555
The location for the webinar is:  8550 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919

Nashville – RPM Transportation/KCI Technologies Inc
RSVP Contact: Beth Ostrowski via e-mail or telephone at 615-370-8410
The location for the webinar is: 1101 17th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37212

Memphis – Kimley-Horn
RSVP Contact:  Kenneth Monroe via e-mail or telephone at 901-334-5311
The location for the webinar is: Forum I, 6750 Poplar Avenue, Suite 600, Memphis, TN 38138

Please reply back directly to the local RSVP contact listed above so that they can keep a head count for these locations since space may be limited!

For those TSITE members who need PDH’s, there are 1.5 PDH’s associated with this web seminar.  Special thanks to all of our host sites!  Please contact Najmeh Jami by email if you have any questions.

CDM Smith Hiring in Nashville

CDM Smith is hiring in Nashville, more information about the job can be seen below.

Requisition ID 19024BR
Job Title: Civil Engineer 6- Senior Transportation Project Manager
Job Site Location: Tennessee – Nashville
Home Office Location: Nashville, TN

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Description As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

- Managing and serving as the lead Project Manager on major TN DOT Roadway Design and Transportation projects
- Being involved with scope, schedule and budget development, monitoring and adherence for projects managed
- Being responsible for Quality Analysis/Quality Control of key deliverables related to projects managed and assistance on projects managed by others
- Adhering to the firm’s quality procedures at the project level
- Being active in professional societies relative to the industry
- Assisting with marketing and business development efforts and further expand our clients and opportunities in the TN DOT and municipal transportation market place

Minimum Qualifications

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
- At least 10 years of experience since B.S. focused on road or highway design projects
- Registration as P.E. or AICP if experience as a Transportation Planner
- Excellent communication, networking and team building skills required
- Knowledge of Geopak and Microstation
Preferred Qualifications – Experience managing roadway or highway design projects for TN DOT
- Registration as a P.E. in TN
- PMP certification

CDM Smith Hiring in Knoxville

CDM Smith is hiring in Knoxville, more information about the job can be seen below.

Requisition ID 19048BR
Job Title Civil Engineer 5-Transportation Project Manager
Job Site Location Tennessee – Knoxville
Home Office Location Knoxville, TN
Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
Job Description As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:
-Working as a key team member and project manager on smaller, diverse transportation projects
-Performing roadway design and roadway drainage design on urban highway improvement projects
-Design and Plans will be prepared with the aid of Microstation and Geopak
-Mentoring junior design staff
-Actively participating or assisting in new business development by contributing to strategic planning, marketing, and business operations planning
Minimum Qualifications A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:
-B.S. Civil Engineering
-7+ years of experience since B.S. with at least 2 years experience in transportation project management
-Registration as a licensed P.E.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications -Familiar with TDOT requirements and procedures
-Erosion control plan development experience

 

To apply please email resume to; schroedermk@cdmsmith.com or visit www.cdmsmith.com

City of Sevierville hiring Traffic Engineer

The City of Sevierville, TN is currently accepting applications for a Traffic Engineer.
This position will administer the City of Sevierville traffic engineering program, interact with public to resolve issues/complaints, and be responsible for all activities of traffic engineering, signal maintenance, signal construction, sign and pavement marking and parking facilities. More information can be found here.

Summer Newsletter

The 2017 Summer TSITE Newsletter can be seen here.

Job Opening – Metro Nashville Planning

The Metro Nashville Planning Department is seeking a Transportation Engineer and three other transportation positions for the Planning Department’s Multimodal Transportation Planning and Programming Division.
For more information on all of the openings, please visit the Department’s employment opportunities page. Click Here or check out the positions below.


Transportation Engineer

Complete Trips Program Manager (Planner 2)

Complete Trips Outreach Coordinator (Planner 1)

Complete Trips Administrative Assistant

The deadline to apply for these positions is September 15, 2017.

City of Murfreesboro hiring Traffic Engineer

The City of Murfreesboro is hiring an additional Traffic Engineer.  More information can be found here.

2017 TSITE Award Winners

The 2017 TSITE Awards were presented to the following very deserving individuals at the Summer Meeting held in Gatlinburg: (Past President Brandon Baxter presented the awards)

Ed Watt Volunteer Distinguished Service Award:
Greg Judy (Neel-Schaffer, Inc.)
(Luke Dixon accepted the award in Greg’s absence)

Tennessee Section Outstanding Individual Award:
Steve Bryan (TDOT)

Jack B. Humphreys Young Member Award:
Bryan Bartnik (TDOT)

The Robert Stammer Student Chapter Award was presented to the University of Tennessee.

2017 Election Results

The results of the 2018 Officer Election were announced during the 2017 Summer Business Meeting. The following individuals were elected to serve TSITE next year:

President
Greg Dotson, Neel-Schaffer

Vice President
Amy Burch, Collier Engineering

Secretary/Treasurer
Nathan Vatter, Tennessee Department of Transportation

Past President
Kevin Comstock, Tennessee Department of Transportation

Affiliate Director
Tim Britt, Temple, Inc.

Section Representatives
Chris Kirby, CDM Smith (2017/2018)
Lauren Gaines, Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon (2018/2019)
Terrance Hill, Kimley-Horn (2018/2019)

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