|TRAFFIC ENGINEERING COORD|
|SEIU Professional Exempt|
|Performs responsible, professional and technical work with responsibility for traffic studies and data collection sections, the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program, and the City's Street Lighting Program. Duties include the planning and implementation of traffic engineering studies, analyses of data utilizing computer programs and preparation of reports of findings and recommendations; designs, geometric design, traffic control signals and signs and pavement marking improvements; reviews and approves plans for installation/upgrade of the City's roadway lighting network. Work is performed under the supervision of the Traffic Engineering Manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results achieved.|
|Coordinates activities of traffic studies and data collection sections; develops and implements traffic operational engineering studies, data collection procedures and formulation of appropriate engineering analyses methodology; reviews the analysis of high hazard accident locations and recommends any geometric or other engineering site improvements to ensure public safety.
Reviews, investigates and analyzes reported traffic engineering problems within City limits; ensures field investigations are conducted; reviews operational data and field survey reports; prepares research reports outlining study findings and recommendations; identifies preliminary engineering design parameters for recommended improvements, and supervises the engineering design through design process.
Coordinates the City's Neighborhood Traffic Management Program; designs, approves and implements extensive traffic management studies and engineering plans within residential neighborhoods utilizing all traffic engineering standards for the design of geometric improvements, traffic control signals, and sign and marking safety improvements.
Reviews all citizen's and developer's requests and complaints regarding the City's street lighting network; determines recommended levels of roadway illumination and approves repair, upgrades, and new installations of all City street lights; serves as liaison to Orlando Utilities Commission; reviews and analyzes monthly billing.
Coordinates and provides technical engineering support for all special projects requiring traffic data collections, traffic signals, signing and pavement marking designs or modifications.
Reviews proposed developments, intersection designs and construction sites relative to vehicular/pedestrian traffic; attends various meetings with State, County, and City officials to provide input on matters that affect traffic management, signalization, signing, street lighting, and roadway markings.
Participates in the development and administration of the annual budget by establishing goals, objectives, and performance standards, and equipment and personnel needs; prepares and monitors quarterly reports of sections' accomplishments; maintains daily work records, time and attendance reports, and other records as required.
Reviews and responds to citizen and attorney requests for accident and traffic signal operation information; serves as liaison to City's Risk Management section.
Provides in-house training and guidance to employees in the use of computerized engineering analysis and graphic presentation programs.
Performs other duties as assigned to ensure accomplishment of Bureau's goals and objectives.
|Knowledge of principles and practices of transportation engineering.
Knowledge of federal and state design standards as they relate to transportation.
Knowledge of traffic signals, signs and pavement markings and their application, design, and usage, and of work zone traffic control design.
Knowledge of federal and state traffic laws.
Knowledge of municipal rules, regulations and ordinances relating to on-street parking and traffic flow and control.
Knowledge of Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Knowledge of traffic research methodology, mathematics and statistical analysis.
Knowledge of group dynamics and group facilitation.
Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions.
Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
Skill in the use of microcomputer applications such as transportation engineering analysis, graphic design and presentation, data base management, spreadsheet analysis, and word processing.
Skill in reading and interpreting engineering plans and specifications.
Skill in preparing charts,graphs,tables, and other visual aids.
Ability to coordinate activities and evaluate work product for completeness and accuracy.
Ability to prepare oral and written reports and maintain accurate and complete records.
Ability to conduct research, gather, organize and analyze data and formulate recommendations utilizing computer assisted models. Data gathering requires some field work with exposure to traffic hazards.
Ability to operate computer equipment for extended periods of time.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, developers, representative of other agencies, and the general public.
|Associate's Degree in Transportation Engineering with course work in computer science and four (4) or more years experience in traffic operations, to include traffic signal operations, signs and pavement markings, and design and analyses of traffic flow and control and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of computerized traffic analyses required.
International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Signs and Markings/Signal Certification Level I. Engineer in Training (EIT) certification is desired. A valid Florida drivers license is required.
5/31/02 - VCJ - Changed educ. From Bach. To Assoc. and exp. From 2 to 2-3 as a result of the 2000 Pay Plan Study.
8/13/02 - VCJ - Reclassified as a result of PE 02-64 from Traffic Studies Manager to Traffic Engineering Coord.