|TRAFFIC SPECIALIST SR|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs technical and supervisory work in the collection of traffic data by means of sophisticated computerized traffic counting equipment and/or manual traffic surveys. These traffic studies are the basis for defining public safety on the roadways and identifying speeding and/or cut-through traffic in neighborhoods, traffic calming devices, traffic signals warrants, traffic signal timing patterns and historical traffic counts statistics.
Analysis and process crash reports that are received form Orlando Police Department for the purpose of identifying crashes that have occurred within the City of Orlando jurisdiction. This crash information is published in the Annual Crash Report and is the official City record of various types of crashes including traffic fatalities, bicycle, and pedestrian crashes. The Crash Summary is utilize by OPD, Florida Department of Transportation, City Planners and various agencies for required response to improve the vehicular and pedestrian safety within the corporate City Limits. Must be able to perform all aspects of traffic data collection from performing the field operation to preparing maps, work orders, condition diagrams, and processing data from various types of traffic counter equipment. Work will be performed under the supervision of the Traffic Technician Supervisor.
|Assists with the design of large-scale neighborhood studies that will require preliminary and follow up traffic studies. Makes suggested modifications to layout designs pertaining to proper installation of traffic count equipment. Prepare detail comparison spreadsheets and detail maps of historical traffic count locations.
Performs and train personal how to perform traffic surveys, vehicular and pedestrian traffic counts, utilizing either computerized or manual collection equipment. Perform the programming of the traffic counters, downloads data modules and/or transcribes collected raw data into a desktop computer using various traffic engineering software programs to generate reports.
Assist with the training of personal with the maintenance of hard copy files of historical data, which includes an estimated 40,000 traffic counts reports, turning movement count reports. In addition to an estimated 13,500 crash reports that are received each year from Orlando Police Department. A three-year history of crash reports is kept, plus the currant year totaling an estimated 54,000 crash reports that must be accessible for review.
Conducts all of the field operations pertaining to Safety Awareness Program. Makes decisions pertaining to work orders that are requesting the deployment of the Radar Controlled Speed Display Trailers in various neighborhoods. Responsible for insuring the proper setup of these units for the public safety, also to insure the proper location of the units to achieve maximum effectiveness in making the public aware of speeding.
Performs preventive maintenance on the speed radar trailers, computerized traffic counters, trouble shoots traffic counters, Organizes support equipment and supplies. These duties include testing, charging and/or replacing batteries, replacing circuit boards and replacing pneumatic hoses as necessary. Coordinates with the proper agencies that will be required to conduct any necessary repairs equipment.
|Knowledge of personal computers and ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, windows environment, drawing programs, Small Computer Accident Records System Software and various traffic engineering software packages.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions used while working in the roadway.
Knowledge of the principles of troubleshooting electronics and computer circuitry of a variety of computerized traffic data collection equipment.
Skilled at using traffic engineering principles, traffic data collection methods and procedures, technical computerized equipment, tools and materials used in traffic data collection. Downloading data modules and/or transcribes collected raw data into a desktop computer using various traffic engineering software programs to generate reports.
Ability too operate a heavy-duty van that is used to transport personnel and equipment to various locations.
Ability to perform duties under adverse conditions such as inclement weather, exposure to traffic, emission fumes, and noise, and requiring the ability to lift fifty pounds of traffic counter equipment, bend, stoop and hammer nails into the roadway.
Ability to prepare technical reports containing crash data, maps, traffic data, graphs, charts, diagrams and other visual aids using both computer and manual methods.
|High school graduate with Three (3) years experience in traffic engineering, preferably traffic data collection. Will be required to maintain an accessible database of traffic count print files and condition diagrams of traffic count locations. Must be able to process crash reports and input the crash data in to a traffic engineering software program.
A valid Florida Class "D" Driver's License is required before employment.
Must have a current Work Zone Safety Certification.
Must obtain a Certification in Signs & Markings Level I within six (6) months of employment.