Signal Timing Engineer / Corridor Manager

Organization : HNTB

Job Title: Signal Timing Engineer / Corridor Manager

Job Description : The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Signal Timing Engineer/Corridor Manager in our Bradenton, FL office.

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Guides team to overall project objectives.
Serves as technical liaison with client at staff level for work within the discipline.
Assists with project management duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering
6 years relevant experience

Primary Focus Will Include:

Managing arterial corridors using traffic signal timing adjustments for recurring and non-recurring congestion.
Developing time-of-day (TOD) plans to optimize traffic signal timing for safety and progression.
Prepare corridor performance reports for monthly, quarterly, and yearly statistics to monitor effectiveness.
Participate in planning and visioning sessions for arterial corridor management both internal and with clients.
Provide oversight and direction to arterial operators.
Use Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) platforms to monitor and manage traffic signals in real-time.
Use BlueTOAD for travel time performance metrics and reporting.
Establish governance documents such as standard operating guidelines, training manuals, standard operating procedures, etc.
Make program recommendations that enhance the experiences of the traveling public.
Monitor and improve safety by researching and identifying trends and countermeasures.
Review corridor monitoring devices and make recommendations for device coverage.
Coordinate with information technology (IT) professionals to obtain access to CCTV feeds, corridor monitoring devices, and ATMS platforms.
Coordinate with freeway operators to perform integrated corridor management functions.
Prepare traffic engineering reports for studies such as left turn phase warrants, turn lane extensions, signal warrant analyses, etc.
Use Synchro/SimTraffic, TruTraffic, MicroStation, SignalFour Analytics, CARS, BlueTOAD, SynchroGreen, InSync Web User Interface, ATMS.now, MAXVIEW, Centracs, and others.
Successful pursuit and management of Traffic and/or ITS projects and tasks such as ITS design, ITS System Management, Capacity & Safety Analysis, Signal Optimization, Signal Design, Signing/Pavement Markings, and Maintenance of Traffic plan development
Lead project planning
Participate in strategic planning and business development activities to support achievement of ITS/Traffic Section growth goals
Meets schedule milestones, budget constraints and quality benchmarks on assigned projects and tasks
Coordination with clients

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level 2- Traffic Signal Field Tech Certification
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer Certification
Master's degree in Engineering
PE/AICP

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Additional Job Information :

Your Name: Andrew Jurewicz

Your Email Address: ajurewicz@hntb.com

Traffic Engineering Manager

Organization : Bay County Board of County Commissioners

Job Title: Traffic Engineering Manager

Job Description :

NATURE OF JOB
This is highly responsible advanced professional, administrative, technical and supervisory work directing the operation of the Traffic Engineering Department. Work is performed under administrative direction of the Public Works Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supervises, directs, plans, coordinates and instructs personnel within the Traffic Engineering Division.
• Assists in the preparation of the budget for the Traffic Engineering Division, reviews budget expenditures and makes procedural and operational recommendations.
• Provides overall long range planning for the Traffic Engineering Division.
• Coordinates, directs and controls a wide variety of administrative responsibilities.
• Responsible for establishment of suitable training of subordinate personnel through establishment of in-service training programs.
• Inspects work performed within the Traffic Engineering Division.
• Makes field trips to review progress of various projects.
• Review and approves all outside contracts, progress payments, larger purchase orders and accounts payable documentation.
• Plans and implements new procedures aimed at providing a more efficient division.
• Coordinates with consulting engineers relative to progress of the projects.
• Performs professional engineering functions and projects.
• Coordinates work activities and programs of the Traffic Engineering Division with other work programs and projects.
• Serves as the Bridge Engineer for the County.
• Serves as the County focal point for Intelligent Transportation Systems.
• Maintains and promulgates necessary department rules and regulations in accordance with rules, regulation and policy.
• Investigates and assist in the resolution of personnel problems that may arise from time to time in the Traffic Engineering Division.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relations with subordinates, superiors and the general public.
• Receives citizen complaints and further investigates such complaints.
• Attends interdepartmental meetings, staff meetings and conferences.
• Administrates traffic safety and Traffic Engineering grants.
• Regular reliable full time attendance as scheduled
• The employer may add to or change duties at any time and as determined by the County and its leaders to best ensure that the public is served through the work of the Department.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering.
• Ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in public works and traffic engineering, several of which should have been in a major supervisory capacity.
• Must be able to comprehend, speak and read the English language
• Must have and maintain good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with the public.
• Outstanding project management and organizational skills.
• A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications except for required licensing.

LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Florida driver license upon offer of employment with a driving record acceptable to the County Driving Policy and insurance program.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of modern techniques, methods and procedures, principles and practices of all phases of public works and traffic engineering, general office and business administration, and the ability to apply them.
• Knowledge of the use and care of all types of public works and traffic engineering tools, equipment, instruments, materials and supplies.
• Knowledge of bridge design, maintenance and rehabilitation.
• Ability to plan, direct, supervise, coordinate, organize and inspect public works and traffic engineering plans, programs and activities.
• Ability to prepare written technical reports, estimates, cost and construction records.
• Ability to plan, assign, instruct, review and evaluate work assignments of technical and professional personnel.
• Ability to address civic organizations or other public or private groups on subjects relative to public works and traffic engineering programs and projects.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with subordinates, superiors, municipal officials and the general public.
• Ability to prepare, develop and present long range public works and traffic engineering plans and programs.
• Must have good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public.
• Outstanding project management and organizational skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Work is primarily performed indoors yet may require some exposure to environmental changes (e.g., outdoor weather and/or field conditions, warehouses, garages, etc.) or irate customers, extreme noise, odors, heights and/or dust.

Stooping, sitting, crouching, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, hearing, seeing up close, seeing far away, kneeling, reaching, pulling, talking, standing, finger movement, repetitive motions, depth perception. Frequent lifting of 10 to 25 pounds.

Requirements: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baycounty

Additional Job Information : https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baycounty

Delete Job Listing By: 10/31/2019

Your Name: Jeremy Jernigan

Your Email Address: jjernigan@baycountyfl.gov

Traffic Signal Technician

Organization : Bay County Board of County Commissioners

Job Title: Traffic Signal Technician

Job Description : NATURE OF WORK:
This is advanced level work in the installation, repair, maintenance and operation of computerized traffic signal systems and related apparatus. Employees in this class perform in accordance with standard practices and assignments may be accompanied by sketches, blueprints or schematics, with work also arising out of inspections and troubleshooting. Work is performed under the general direction of the Traffic Signal Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs work required to install new traffic signals and systems including signal heads, detectors, microprocessor based controllers, wiring, support poles, and fiber optics.
Performs bench work repairs, overhauling and rebuilding complex electronic or electrical equipment and components.
Performs emergency and routine field servicing of complex traffic signal equipment, streetlights, and bridge lighting, often operating or working from an aerial bucket truck.
Insures compliance with the national manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Calculates lead times on equipment repairs and request materials, supplies or manpower as required and maintains related records and logs of repair/maintenance activities.
Maintains and reports inventory balances of critical parts.
May perform specialized work in the maintenance and operation of the Countywide Intelligent Transportation System.
Follows through directly on routine requests.
Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school.
Five (5) years' experience in the servicing, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment. Possession of a valid Florida Commercial Driver's license with driving record acceptable to the County Driving Policy and insurance program.
Must be a licensed journeyman electrician. Possession of I.M.S.A. Traffic Signals Level I certification within twelve (12) months of employment.
A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Must be able to comprehend, speak and read the English language
Must have and maintain good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with the public
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of electronic and electric principles and practices.
Knowledge of the installation, operation and maintenance of traffic controls.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment in the electrical trade.
Ability to splice fiber optic cable.
Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions and work in confined spaces and at considerable heights
Excellent oral and written communication abilities.
Working knowledge in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.
Must have good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public.
Outstanding project management and organizational skills.

Working Conditions
Work requires moderate to extreme exposure to one or more disagreeable conditions (i.e., irate customers, inclement weather, excessive noise, extreme temperatures, odors or dust).
Risk/Safety Conditions
This position requires moderate exposure or risk to physical health and/or physical safety (e.g. exposure to environmentally hazardous material, heavy equipment) This position often requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and may include completing and successfully passing medical evaluations or clearances.
Essential Physical Activities:
Bending/stooping, sitting, standing, crouching, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, hearing, seeing up close, seeing far away, kneeling, reaching, pushing/pulling, talking, standing, climbing, finger movement of firm grasping and fine manipulation, repetitive motions, depth perception, balancing, squatting, working at heights . This position may require lifting up to 100 lbs and carrying up to 100 lbs.

Requirements: See job description

Additional Job Information : $1,306.77 - $2,090.83 Biweekly

Delete Job Listing By: 11/1/2019

Your Name: Jeremy Jernigan

Your Email Address: jjernigan@baycountyfl.gov

Civil Engineer, Licensed-Arterial Traffic Management

Organization : Albeck Gerken, Inc., an Iteris company

Job Title: Civil Engineer, Licensed-Arterial Traffic Management

Job Description : Develop and implement strategies for improving arterial traffic flow and safety according to established engineering standards. Coordinate with state and local agencies related to the operation and maintenance of traffic signals and arterial ITS facilities. Evaluate and respond to various arterial performance measures. Provide direct supervision to a group of skilled professionals

Requirements: What's required for success: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Master's degree preferred Registration in Florida as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), or ability to obtain within 6 months 7+ years of traffic engineering experience, 2 years post registration PTOE Certification, or ability to complete within 3 months IMSA Traffic Signal Field Technician Level II certification, or ability to complete within 6 months A valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a company vehicle What will set you apart: Experience in the operation of an Arterial Management Program Technical expertise with traffic signal timing optimization software, ATMS platforms, and traffic signal controller platforms

Contact: Pete Costello at pfc@iteris.com

Transportation Planners (2)

MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties is seeking to hire two Transportation Planners. These positions work within the Department of Transportation Planning. Applicants will be considered for both open positions.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Assists in the preparation and periodic updating of Metropolitan Transportation Plan

  • Assists with the integration of freight, goods and services mobility planning into the transportation planning process

  • Act as a resource person for the region concerning matters of transportation planning

  • Promote improved land use planning methods that are better integrated with transportation planning and public health activities

  • Maintain the transportation system surveillance effort, including highway and transit system inventory and congestion management

  • Assist in the analysis and evaluation of specific Transit and Bicycle & Pedestrian proposals, including station area and access studies, bicycle facilities and networks and proposals for new or improved transit services

  • Participate in technical task forces dealing with transportation activities and associated data development work

  • Assist in developing and maintaining positive working relationships with governmental agencies, transportation operating agencies, and the business community

  • Assist with major transportation planning studies

Minimum Qualifications 

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, civil engineering or transportation planning and one (1) year of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in related field with a concentration in transportation engineering systems.  

-OR- 

May substitute an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Salary & Benefits

The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefits package, including health insurance and paid time off. MetroPlan Orlando is based in beautiful downtown Orlando, with convenient access to the Church Street SunRail Station, nearby Lymmo service, a LYNX bus stop at the front door, and secure bicycle and vehicle parking. 

How to Apply 

Send a cover letter and resume to: hr@metroplanorlando.org OR Director of Finance & Administration, MetroPlan Orlando, 250 South Orange Avenue, Suite 200, Orlando, FL  32801.  Completion of a MetroPlan Orlando employment application form will be required of those selected for interview. 

MetroPlan Orlando is an equal opportunity employer, a drug-free workplace, and a tobacco-free workplace. It is the policy of MetroPlan Orlando that all applicants selected for employment must sign an Affidavit for Non-Use of Tobacco Products in order to be hired. The non-use of tobacco products must have been for a period of at least six months immediately preceding application for employment; and must be maintained and continued for the duration of employment with MetroPlan Orlando. 

All applications must be received by July 31, 2019. Open until filled.

Transportation Planner

Transportation Planner 

MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties is seeking a Transportation Planner. This position works within the Department of Transportation Planning; specifically Transportation System Management & Operations. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Performs and provides technical assistance to local and state agency officials as well as their consultants. This will include providing guidance and training in the use of a regional crash database; analysis of crash data.

  • Manages and coordinates the development of Congestion Management Process, Intelligent Transportation System and Traffic Incident Management for the region.

  • Provides technical assistance to local and state agencies in performing transportation systems analysis; assists local agencies in the development of system management elements.

  • Performs research, conducts field inspections such as safety audits, collects and analyzes transportation-related data.

  • Plans and develops conceptual project improvements and TSMO solutions in response to issues related to traffic signals, traffic safety and urban congestion.

  • Plans and reviews the preparation of transportation plans, programs and studies.

  • Develops short and long-term transportation solutions to meet regional travel demand needs.

Minimum Qualifications 

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, civil engineering or transportation planning and one (1) year of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in related field with a concentration in transportation engineering systems.  

-OR- 

May substitute and equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary & Benefits

The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefits package, including health insurance and paid time off. MetroPlan Orlando is based in beautiful downtown Orlando, with convenient access to the Church Street SunRail Station, nearby Lymmo service, a LYNX bus stop at the front door, and secure bicycle and vehicle parking.  

How to Apply 

Send a cover letter and resume to: hr@metroplanorlando.org OR Director of Finance & Administration, MetroPlan Orlando, 250 South Orange Avenue, Suite 200, Orlando, FL  32801.  Completion of a MetroPlan Orlando employment application form will be required of those selected for interview. 

MetroPlan Orlando is an equal opportunity employer, a drug-free workplace, and a tobacco-free workplace. It is the policy of MetroPlan Orlando that all applicants selected for employment must sign an Affidavit for Non-Use of Tobacco Products in order to be hired. The non-use of tobacco products must have been for a period of at least six months immediately preceding application for employment; and must be maintained and continued for the duration of employment with MetroPlan Orlando. 

All applications must be received by June 28, 2019. Open until filled.

Project Manager

Organization : Kapsch TrafficCom

Job Title: Project Manager

Job Description : Kapsch is seeking a Project Manager (Tolling projects) for our office in Duluth, GA.

The Project Manager will coordinate all aspects of design, build Tolling or Intelligent Transportation projects. The PM will manage everything from estimating and bidding through commissioning and field testing including contract and change order negotiations, subcontractor management, scheduling, staging and production, project staffing and budgeting, field commissioning and testing and final acceptance.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Providing project management leadership for Tolling projects functioning as a prime contractor or subcontractor

  • Acting as main contact for external clients and end users to manage customer relations

  • Preparing estimates, scope letters, and supporting marketing

  • Preparing and managing CPM schedules, budget forecasts and project tracking

  • Performing risk analysis to identify and mitigate identified risks

  • Preparing and negotiating contracts, subcontracts, change orders, purchase orders and related commercial issues

  • Evaluating change-requests and administering a Change Control Registry for tracking the submission, coordination, review, evaluation, categorization, and approval for release of all system changes

Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of project management experience specifically with Tolling projects. Previous experience with ITS (Intelligent Transportation systems) or Toll projects is required. Relevant experience will include active roadways, management of subcontractors, evaluation and installation of equipment, and knowledge of Back Office systems and procedures.

Additional Job Information : Apply on-line: https://kapsch.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/onestepahead_kapsch/job/Duluth/Project-Manager_RF-1468

Your Name: David Morgan

Your Email Address: david.morgan@kapsch.net

TSMO / ITS Engineer

Organization : Lochner

Job Title: TSMO / ITS Engineer

Job Description : We are currently hiring for a TSMO/ITS Engineer. Job position location is open for discussion. Preferred states are FL and TX.

Responsibilities
• Provides advanced engineering and technical guidance related to transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) / Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) according to governing state and local policies, procedures, and standards.
• Responsible for developing transportation management plans associated with highway construction and maintenance activities.
• Responsible for traffic signal operations, integrated freeway/arterial operations, active traffic management, and connected and automated vehicle project design, implementation, and operations.
• Responsible to develop TSMO related program and business plans for clients.
• Serve as responsible charge engineer for TSMO / ITS related plans, technical reports, specifications, and documents as required by state and local regulations.
• Serve as local TSMO/ITS client manager in selected states to develop.

Requirements: • 10+ years of TSMO / ITS planning, design, implementation, and/or operations experience; Previous experience working with Florida DOT or Texas DOT preferred, experience with Connected and Automated Vehicles and Smart Cities preferred; Strong technical skills in TSMO, ITS and Traffic Engineering design and plan preparation; BS in Civil Engineering; PE license required; Proficitient utilizing MicroStation, GEOPAK and industry 3D modeling software preferre; excellent written, verbal communications, and interpersonal skills.

Additional Job Information : Lochner is an employee-owned corporation with a comprehensive benefits package

Contact Name: Dean Gustafson

Contact Email Address: dgustafson@hwlochner.com

ITS Engineer

Organization: Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Job Title: ITS Engineer

Job Description: Gannett Fleming is looking for a transportation professional for upcoming Connected and Automated Vehicle projects in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, or Florida. Join our Journey!

As Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Planning, Computer Science, or similar background, you will be responsible for leading, management, planning, analysis, and design of innovative technology projects including Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO), and Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) projects. Occasional travel on a regional level to meet with clients on site will be required. Relocation support is being offer for this opportunity.

Responsibilities will include:

On site client services may be required.
Provide guidance to the client for planning, designing, and implementing CAV technologies and associated ITS and TSMO systems.
Lead design and procurement activities.
Perform systems engineering and impact analyses.
Facilitate client discussions and workshops.
Provide technical oversight through quality control reviews of various CAV projects.

Requirements: Minimum Qualifications 5-10 years of technical experience in planning for or designing CAV, ITS, and/or TSMO projects. Experience with facilitating client discussions, consensus building, and coordination of various stakeholders. Strong writing skills. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Planning, Computer Science, or similar degree is desired

Contact: Masai Lawson

Email Address: mlawson@gfnet.com

Traffic Signal Technician III

The City of Gainesville is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who is innovative and forward thinking that will embrace the organization's citizen-centered vision. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision.

The City of Gainesville's Department of Mobility currently has an opening for a qualified Traffic Signal Technician III to join our team to perform complex and specialized work installing, maintaining, operating, programming and troubleshooting a diverse range of traffic control devices, communication and telecommunication equipment, and advanced Traffic Management Systems.This position provides training and instruction to equal or lower level classifications.
 
A typical work day may include: Servicing, Installing, Maintaining and Operating Traffic Signals. This includes related (A). MOT (maintenance of traffic) for road or lane closures, (B) electrical work (traffic signal cabinets, and mast-arm/strain pole hand hole connections), (C) aerial work (bucket trucks for overhead signaling devices), underground work (underground connection and conduits), (D) and related signal and ITS technology work (traffic signal controllers, video detection, radios. Work entails both routine and preventative maintenance and trouble calls. Work also requires documentation using CityWorks work order management system and utilizing ATMS (Advance Traffic Management System) for technical problem solving.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by appropriate technical courses and two (2) years of experience as a TST II with four (4) years of experience in traffic signal maintenance and installation.

  • Computer experience and basic computer programming skills are required.

  • Commercial Driver's License, Class B or higher (CDL) with air brake endorsement, is required to meet department's operational needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in electrical construction, power line or commercial electrical work is preferred.

  • Training in analog and digital computer theory is preferred.

****May under-fill as the following positions ***

Traffic Signal Technician II ($19.7680 – $27.6155)

  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by appropriate technical courses and four (4) years of experience in traffic signal maintenance and installation.

  • Computer experience and basic computer programming skills are required.

  • Commercial Driver's License, Class B or higher (CDL) with air brake endorsement, is required to meet department's operational needs.

Traffic Signal Technician I ($15.2645 – $18.2944)

  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by appropriate technical courses and three (3) years of experience in electronic, electrical and mechanical work.

  • Experience in electrical construction, power line or commercial electrical work is preferred.

  • Training in analog and digital computer theory is preferred.

  • Computer experience is preferred.

Required Certifications/Licenses:

  • Valid driver license required. Valid Florida driver license required within 30 days of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.

  • International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) or Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Intermediate Work Zone Safety certification is required upon appointment for Traffic Signal Technician III & II (*Note: For Traffic Signal Technician I, this certification is required within one (1) year of the date of appointment ).

  • At least one additional higher lever IMSA certification within 1 year from date of appointment. Higher lever certification can be either (A) Microprocessors in Traffic Signals Technician or (B) Electronics in Traffic Signal Technician or (C) Traffic Signal Inspector (Advanced Technologies or Florida Edition)

  • For Traffic Signal Technician III: IMSA Level III Traffic Signal Technician certification is required upon appointment.

  • For Traffic Signal Technician II: IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician certification and Traffic Signal Electrician or Electronics certification are required upon appointment. 

Notes:

  • May Require Assessment(s).

  • May fill multiple positions.

  • May establish an eligibility list.

Official Job Posting - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gainesville/jobs/2311599/traffic-signal-technician-iii?keywords=traff&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life.
Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes", "from reactive to proactive," "from policy-oriented to services-oriented", and "from silos to teams".

Job Description

SUMMARY
This is highly skilled technical work performing complex and specialized work installing, maintaining, operating, programming and troubleshooting a diverse range of traffic control devices, communication and telecommunication equipment, and advanced Traffic Management Systems.  This position provides training and instruction to equal or lower level classifications.
Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its emphasis on work related to traffic control devices, communication and telecommunication equipment, and advanced Traffic Management Systems and by its providing of training and instruction to equal or lower level classifications.
EXAMPLES OF WORK*
*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plans and coordinates the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of signal system equipment including, but not limited to, micro-processor based signal controllers and conflict monitors, GPS and Opticom priority pre-emption devices, inductive loops, infrared, microwave and video detection equipment, communication equipment ranging from phone/data lines and modems to fiber-optic interface devices and Ethernet switches to wireless broadband, audio and countdown LED pedestrian signals, traffic monitoring cameras, fiber-optic and illuminated overhead signs, School Zone programmable clocks and all hard-wired or solar powered flashing beacons.
Assists with hands on training and instruction to personnel of equal or lesser classification on the proper methods and procedures of performing job duties.
Performs all levels of programming of traffic signal controllers, Malfunction Management Units, and Advanced Traffic Management Systems, under direction of a registered Professional Engineer. 
Dispatches or responds to all traffic signal complaints and trouble calls received. Assesses situation, troubleshoots, and takes appropriate corrective action. Changes Signal and System Sequence of Operation, and times to accommodate special functions and events, as well as emergency related incidents.       
Constructs, maintains, and repairs overhead and underground utilities associated with signal equipment using bucket trucks, aerial platform trucks and trenching equipment.
Maintains and updates multiple computer databases and traffic signal systems, as well as engineering blueprints, shop drawings, schematics, and operation and maintenance manuals. Enters work orders into the City Works System.
Performs locates of all underground traffic signal facilities.
Assists in maintaining signal shop; keeping materials, supplies and equipment in good order. Requests and purchases materials and parts for traffic control repairs.
Oversees contractors and inspects their work for compliance with the manual on uniform traffic signal devices and approved construction documents.  Assures that appropriate safety procedures are followed on work sites.
Researches, implements, and tests new and evolving microprocessor-based technologies to use in electronic traffic signal operation, maintenance, repair and installation activities.
Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
May assists in maintaining signal shop, keeping materials, supplies and equipment in good order.
May design, install and maintain computer software for traffic signal timing and inventory.
Assists with traffic counting activities.
May secure utility locations, direct and assist in setting of signal poles, installing underground conduit and associated hardware.
May request and purchase materials and parts for traffic control repairs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions. 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by appropriate technical courses; two (2) years of experience as a TST II with four (4) years of experience in traffic signal maintenance and installation.
Computer experience and basic computer programming skills are required.
Experience in electrical construction, power line or commercial electrical work is preferred.
Training in analog and digital computer theory is preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES
Licenses
Valid driver license required.  Valid Florida driver license required within 30 days of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.
Commercial Driver's License, Class B or higher (CDL) with air brake endorsement, is required to meet department's operational needs.
Certifications
International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) or Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Intermediate Work Zone Safety certification is required upon appointment.
IMSA Level III Traffic Signal Technician certification is required upon appointment.
At least one additioanal higher lever IMSA certification within 1 year from date of appointment. Higher lever certification can be either (A) Microprocessors in Traffic Signals Technician or (B) Electronics in Traffic Signal Technician or (C) Traffic Signal Inspector (Advanced Technologies or Florida Edition)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of solid state electronic, electrical, and microprocessor-based equipment used in traffic signal installations.
Thorough knowledge of traffic engineering practices, procedures and technology.
Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned area of responsibility.
Thorough knowledge and ability to troubleshoot, test and repair advanced electronic devices from component to system level.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints pertaining to traffic signal systems and devices.
Thorough knowledge and ability to install, program and repair traffic control systems for progressive traffic movement on interconnected and time base coordinated traffic signal systems, and Advanced Traffic Management Systems.
Thorough knowledge of National Electric Code as it pertains to traffic signal construction and maintenance.
Thorough knowledge of "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices" as it pertains to traffic signals and traffic signal signs and markings.
Thorough knowledge of State of Florida Traffic Signal Construction Specifications.
Working knowledge of line worker skills and safety practices, and communications systems standards.
Intermediate working knowledge of personal computers and related software.
Ability to operate all work-related equipment.
Ability to provide hands on training and instruction.
Ability to work effectively with elected officials, charter officers, department heads, and representatives of other agencies, other city employees and the general public.
Thorough knowledge of City geography.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions. 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
Work requires physical strength, agility and dexterity to safely perform essential job functions.
Must be able to able to lift 50 pounds.
Work requires the performance of tasks at elevated levels up to 50' using aerial devices.
Normal color vision is required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
Work requires exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals.
Work requires the performance of tasks outdoors under extreme conditions and in inclement weather.
Work requires the performance of tasks in and around heavy traffic and high voltage.
Work may require travel under adverse conditions as part of a Mutual Aid Disaster Response Team
On-call work outside of business hours will be required.
Rotating schedule may be required.