Associate Vice President [SoCal]

Los Angeles, CA, USA ‚óŹ Santa Ana, CA, USA Req #482
Monday, March 25, 2024

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Iteris is looking for two Associate Vice Presidents that seek to join a talented group of professionals to promote thriving communities by applying innovative engineering and technology solutions to solve complex issues in transportation. You will work with all levels of public agency clients to make mobility safe, efficient and sustainable for everyone. Responsibilities will include project delivery, business development, and staff mentorship within the transportation planning, engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) space to support regional growth objectives. The successful candidate will have working experience and knowledge of the transportation industry at the state, regional, and local levels within California. These opportunities are available in the Santa Ana or Los Angeles areas and they will be required to work onsite in the Santa Ana or Los Angeles office.


What you will be doing:


  • Participate in regional business strategy development and execution to meet regional business objectives
  • Develop and serve a client base for providing superior traffic and transportation engineering and planning services. Conduct business development activities including pre-marketing, proposal preparation, interview, and contract negotiations
  • Lead technical project delivery, provide technical expertise and guidance, guide key technical decisions, and make recommendations to our clients on complex and innovative transportation projects
  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert in any combination of the following: traffic engineering or planning, transportation engineering or planning, signal operations, signal timing/coordination, ITS planning, ITS design, systems engineering, communications networks, and system integration
  • Serve as Project Manager or Principal-in-Charge for large multi-disciplinary projects involving transportation planning, traffic engineering, signal operations/signal timing, or ITS design, implementation, and integration projects
  • Manage, mentor, and provide leadership to staff engineers, planners and associated technical staff to support their growth and development
  • Active in professional organizations at various levels (local, State, and/or national) and remain current in the latest technical innovations and non-technical (laws, codes, regulatory compliance) developments in traffic and transportation techniques and practices
  • Local and Statewide travel as required


What you need to be successful in this role:


  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) within Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or Traffic Engineer (TE) licensure, Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification, International Municipal
  • Signal Association (IMSA) certification or certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) desired
  • At least 15 years as a demonstrated expert in the transportation planning, engineering, or ITS industries
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership role. Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams is preferred
  • At least 5 years' experience in business development within the Transportation Planning, ITS, or Traffic Engineering/Operations industry
  • Successful track record of public sector client service
  • Strong leadership and communications skills to interact with both internal staff and externally with clients and regulatory agencies
  • Understanding of state, regional, or local transportation industry in general with a strategic market understanding of trends affecting the future of transportation. Knowledge and experience within California is preferred
  • Passion for the transportation industry
  • Familiar with tools such as Synchro, SimTraffic, VISSIM, GIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.


Iteris anticipates paying between $176,000 and $196,000 for this role. However, actual pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, skills, and experience.



What’s in it for you:

  • Incentive-based yearly bonus
  • 401(k) with immediate matching and no vesting period
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program [ESPP]
  • Open Paid-Time-Off [PTO]
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Medical reimbursement plans
  • Disability coverage
  • Family-friendly programs
  • Education assistance program
  • In-house training programs

Iteris, Inc. [NASDAQ: ITI] is the world’s trusted technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management. Delivered through Iteris’ ClearMobility Platform, our cloud-enabled end-to-end solutions monitor, visualize and optimize mobility infrastructure around the world, and help bridge legacy technology silos to unlock the future of transportation. That’s why more than 10,000 public agencies and private-sector enterprises focused on mobility rely on Iteris every day. And we want YOU to join us on this important journey! Visit for more information, and join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Iteris, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law.  Iteris, Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. A valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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