POSITION: Under the general direction of the Bureau Chief of Transportation, Traffic and Parking or designee, performs all technical assignments, research, maintenance and daily operations of a computerized traffic control system; performs other traffic and transportation engineering and traffic signal related work as required.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
In depth experience with traffic signal operation, design, and configuration.
Good knowledge of GridSmart design and operation.
Ability to engage with the public and the ability to communicate and influence effectively.
Thorough knowledge of a wide range of ITS technologies, including GridSmart, Fiber optic communication, VMS, and CCTV.
Ability to apply management techniques and prioritize responisibilities to ensure work is accomplished by project deadlines.
Proven ability to learn new skills and understand complex technical projects rapidly.
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to develop new and innovative ideas.
Ability to work as part of a team and to supervise, coach and mentor subordinates.
Familiarity with State and Federal design processes with respect to signal design.
Aptitude for detail-oriented work assignments.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; Computer, Civil, Traffic or Transportation Engineering; or a closely related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of traffic engineering, one (1) year of which must have been in computerized traffic signal systems and control. NOTE: A Master’s degree in one of the above noted fields may substitute for one (1) year of the general traffic engineering experience. Valid Driver’s License.
Project management experience
Asset management/maintenance experience
Traffic modelling experience
Experience of design or operation of other ITS infrastructure