|TRAFFIC OPERATIONS ENGINEER|
|Performs responsible professional, administrative work involving the management of traffic engineering and control related activities for the safe and efficient utilization of roadways within the City. Work involves responsibility for supervising and coordinating the activities of professional, technical and maintenance employees engaged in conducting studies of statistical inference in the traffic engineering field, such as safety systems design, traffic and pedestrian flow patterns, planning new or modified traffic control systems and equipment, installing and repairing traffic signals, signs and related traffic analysis and control activities. Work is performed under the supervision of the Division Manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results achieved.|
|Plans, directs, and coordinates the work of professional, technical, skilled, semi-skilled and clerical employees performing activities related to traffic control and flow, traffic devices and pavement markings and signs within the City and other ancillary traffic engineering related functions.
Formulates administrative and technical policies, procedures and programs related to traffic engineering activities.
Attends meetings with various officials concerning traffic problems and recommends solutions.
Plans improvements to the City street system to expedite traffic flow; directs studies relating to the efficient channelization of traffic; conducts long range studies of traffic volume and flow and prepares and implements recommendations for improvement.
Prepares budget for four cost centers and numerous projects.
Develops and implements plans for one-way streets, roadways, signing and marking, intersection design, electronic and computerized traffic signal control operation placement and signal sequencing.
Directs the data collection and engineering analysis of traffic accidents, traffic flow and control data and reviews and approves recommendations on accident prevention measures.
Participates in developing work schedules and coordination of traffic engineering projects with other departments and agencies; recommends priority of projects and target completion dates; reviews progress of projects and summarizes items needed for completion.
Assists in the design of plans for new or modernized street widening or street intersection modification projects.
Implements administrative and technical policies, procedures and programs related to assigned traffic engineering activities.
Designs the operational aspects of plans for new construction of improvements; initiates traffic control plans for proposed projects.
Participates with supervisor in the selection, placement, promotion, training, safety and discipline of assigned employees.
Prepares and executes department policies, procedures, work performance and safety standards.
Serves in the capacity of Transportation Engineering Division Manager as required.
|Extensive knowledge of traffic engineering principles, methods and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of statistical and research procedures as they relate to traffic engineering activities.
Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local traffic laws and regulations as they apply to traffic control work on Municipal roadways.
Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods and practices utilized in the installation of traffic control signals, signs and pavement markings.
Ability to evaluate technical traffic engineering data and statistics, arrive at valid conclusions and prepare recommendations.
Ability to effectively plan and direct the work of assigned employees.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other governmental agencies and the public as necessitated by the work.
|Bachelor's degree in transportation engineering, Master's desired and four (4) or more years experience in transportation engineering, some of which must have been in traffic studies, signalization, signing, and pavement marking, with at least one (1) year in an administrative or managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Preference for a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (P.T.O.E.) Certificate. Must be a licensed Professional Engineer. Florida Professional Engineering (P.E.) License required within three (3) months of employment. Valid Florida Driver's License is required.
Revised: 8/14/00 - AL
5/31/02 - VCJ
5/13/08 - CF- Added Florida PE License requird within three months to allow for out of state candidates.