|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs technical work in the collection of traffic data by means of computerized traffic counting equipment and/or manual traffic surveys. This position will require a person with prior experience in the area of traffic data collection and the maintenance of historical records. This position is a member of a two-person crew responsible for the proper placement of traffic counter equipment and safety in the field. Work will be performed under the supervision of the Traffic Specialist Senior while in the field and under the overall supervision of the Traffic Technician Supervisor.|
|Performs traffic surveys, vehicular and pedestrian traffic counts, utilizing either computerized or manual collection equipment. Perform the programming of the traffic counters, retrieve and process data taken in the field. Know the proper use of computerized electronic count boards used to conduct a variety of technical traffic surveys.
Maintains 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.
Follow work orders from the Safety Awareness Program that is requesting the deployment of the Radar Controlled Speed Display Trailers in various neighborhoods.
Performs preventive maintenance on field equipment, computerized traffic counters and organizes support equipment and supplies in work van. Duties include testing, charging and/or replacing batteries and replacing pneumatic hoses as necessary.
|Knowledge of traffic engineering principles, traffic data collection methods and procedures, technical computerized equipment, tools and materials used in traffic data collection. Downloads data modules and/or transcribes collected raw data into a desktop computer using various traffic engineering software programs to generate reports.
Knowledge of personal computers and ability to learn word processing, spreadsheets, windows environment, Small Computer Accident Records System Software, various traffic engineering software packages and communication software and procedures.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions used while working in the roadway.
Knowledge of the proper programming of traffic counters and installation of pneumatic hose placement used to collect vehicle speed, volume and classification traffic counts.
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 too safely transports and set up the Safety Awareness Radar Controlled Speed Display Trailers.
Ability too operate a heavy-duty van that is used to transport personnel and equipment to various locations.
Ability to follow work orders, understand and/or prepare maps and sketches of traffic study plans.
Ability too communicates clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
|High school graduate with two (2) years experience in traffic engineering, preferably traffic data collection. Must have experience processing crash reports and the maintenance of historical records. Light clerical skills are required.
A valid Florida Class "D" Driver's License is required be fore employment.
Must have a current Work Zone Safety Certification or equivalent training that is required for working in the roadway.