|TRAFFIC OPS PROJECT MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional, administrative, and supervisory work with responsibility for directing the design, implementation, and operation of computer-based traffic signal systems. Work is performed under the supervision of the Traffic Operations Engineer and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results achieved.|
|Plans, organizes and participates in the design of intersection traffic control signal installations.
Recommends color sequences and electrical traffic control equipment; prepares standards with respect to sign and signal placement and the use of traffic control equipment.
Conducts periodic inspection of the City-wide signal system; reviews the design of time space charts to analyze signal offset and cycle relationships as a basis for progressive traffic flow improvement; reviews geometric and geometric relationships in establishing priorities and submits recommendations.
Receives and answers complaints from the public; receives requests for the installation of traffic signal lights and related traffic control devices; makes field investigations and secures necessary data; submits recommendations for remedial action to professional superior.
Manages the funding process to include acquisition of funds, payments to contractors and reports to the State and Federal agencies.
Participates in meetings with Metropolitan Planning Organization and related committees.
Assists the Transportation Engineer in planning and operating the national and international conferences relevant to traffic engineering.
Provides oral and visual presentation on traffic engineering to schools and other community organizations.
|Considerable knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices.
Considerable knowledge of statistical and research procedures and techniques as they apply to traffic engineering problems.
Considerable knowledge of typical traffic laws and regulations as they apply to traffic control work.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of design and of the operation of electrical traffic control devices.
Some knowledge of current literature and sources of information in the field of traffic engineering.
Some knowledge of the principles and practices of highway design.
Ability to evaluate technical traffic engineering information and statistics, and to arrive at valid decisions on the basis of such information.
Ability to make concise and clear technical reports, orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, other government agencies and the public.
|Bachelor's degree in transportation engineering, electrical engineering, computer programming, or related field and three (3) years experience in transportation engineering, some of which must have been in the development and implementation of traffic control systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Two years of experience in transportation engineering highly desired.|