Ms. Heather Fonteneau
Associate Director of Human Resources
American Traffic Safety Services Association
15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Senior Technical Advisor
Role and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the director of training and business development, this position serves as the senior technical advisor for grants, contracts, training, products and new business. The senior technical advisor will support ATSSA’s strategic and operational goals by providing technical expertise in areas related to new and existing ATSSA business, supporting technical committees and representing the association outwardly as an industry expert.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or similar area and a minimum of five years of relevant technical industry experience; licensed civil engineer or eligibility for licensure. Skills and Knowledge – Well organized; strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; proven ability to produce high quality written technical documents; ability to bring projects to completion within the schedule provided and work around problems; flexibility and ability to adapt to change quickly; computer literate; extremely knowledgeable of the roadway safety industry with a particular emphasis on work zone safety concepts including technical knowledge of temporary traffic control, signing, pavement markings, and roadside safety; and expertise in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and the Roadside Design Guide.
Preferred Skills & Other:
Preferred Skills – Expertise in grant and contract writing; experience with industry training programs
Licenses – Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the willingness/ability to use personal vehicle during the course of employment.
Organizational Relationships – Reports to and is supervised by the director of training and business development.