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.

FDOT - Secretary of Transportation

The Florida Transportation Commission begins search for Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

Posted December 27, 2018

The Florida Transportation Commission is conducting a search for an outstanding forward-thinking individual to lead and manage Florida’s Department of Transportation, an agency with over 6,000 employees and an annual budget of $10.9 billion. This individual must be personally committed to improving the mobility and economic strength of one of the nation’s fastest growing states through effective planning strategies that support the utilization of innovative technology, finance and industry best practices.

The Secretary of Transportation must have a proven track record as an effective administrator who, by a combination of education and experience, possesses a broad knowledge of the administrative, financial and technical aspects of the development, operation and regulation of multimodal transportation systems and facilities.

The Florida Transportation Commission will conduct interviews and nominate three candidates for submission to the Governor. The Secretary will then be appointed by and will serve at the pleasure of the Governor of Florida.

Note that the “Government in the Sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents related to the search process, including applications, will be available for public inspection. All interviews will be open to the public.

Please direct detailed resumes to: Jay Trumbull, Chairman, Florida Transportation Commission, 605 Suwannee Street, M.S. 9; Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450, or submit by facsimile to 850-414-4234 or e-mail to teddi.pitts@dot.state.fl.us. Resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, January 8, 2019. If submitting by facsimile or e-mail, applicant must confirm receipt by calling the Commission to obtain a receipt confirmation code. Inquiries may be made by contacting the Florida Transportation Commission at (850) 414-4105.

Senior Traffic Engineer

https://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/senior-traffic-engineer-jobid-na-002751

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Miami team as a Senior Traffic Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under general direction, provides technical expertise within area of specialization for diverse engineering activities throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company-wide. May function as lead designer or technical consultant. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

JOB DUTIES

  • Work involves coordination, research and problem solving on a variety of engineering projects with unique or controversial problems, the solution of which has an important effect on major organization programs.

  • Act in an advisory capacity for our clients.

  • Conduct traffic signal related field-work.

  • Manage regular and contracted staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with ten years experience since B.S. or nine years since M.S. Typical incumbent has 15 to 20 years of experience.

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Strong technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

  • P.E. license is required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • PTOE preferred.

  • Experience working with adaptive traffic signal systems preferred.

  • IMSA L1 and L2 for signals preferred.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. 

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here 

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

Senior Planner/Project Manager 

Senior Planner/Project Manager 

MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties is seeking a Senior Planner/Project Manager. 

The Senior Planner/Project Manager will manage transportation planning, forecasting model activities and transportation consulting services on specialized projects identified in the Unified Planning Work Program.  Duties also include managing technical studies, consultant teams, and internal staff.  

Visit https://metroplanorlando.org/about-us/job-opportunities/ for instructions on applying for this position. 

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 by MetroPlan Orlando. 

All applications must be received by November 2, 2018. Open until filled.

TSM&O Program Development Engineer

Requisition No: 43076 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: TSM&o PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER - 55009698

Position Number: 55009698 

Salary:  $83,600.00 - $92,400.00 

Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2018 

Original Posting: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-TSM&o-PROGRAM-DEVELOPMENT-ENGINEER-55009698-FL-32399/501595800/

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

962 / Traffic Engineering and Operations

VACANCY PENDING

CAREER SERVICE

CONTACT PERSON:  Fred Heery

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 850-410-5600

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Manage the Statewide 511 Advanced Traveler Information program. Specific duties include: Chairing the Florida 511 working group meeting, Providing engineering  oversight for the deployment of the statewide 511 traveler information system, Reviewing 511 system status at bi-weekly project management meetings, developing third party data sources, and providing input to the operations and maintenance of current 511 system.

Manages the statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Deployment program. Specific duties include: Working with the Districts to develop projects to deploy Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) strategies, Manage the statewide TSM&O budget, Allocate funds to support ITS deployment and TSM&O strategies to include operations and equipment replacement, provide information to update Schedule "B" of the Work Program instructions. Provide input to the Transportation Commission regarding the Commission's Annual report, and maintain the Statewide TSM&O Cost Feasible Plan.

Oversees the 511 system marketing program. Specific duties include: Reviewing and approving as appropriate marketing plans and materials, and reviewing project status at bi-weekly PM meetings, as needed. Administers and provides engineering decisions for the work of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Transportation Systems Management and Operations General Consultant (TSM&OGC).

Administers the TSM&OGC contract. Directs the TSM&OGC personnel on a daily basis to provide  assistance to the Central Office and FDOT Districts on matters related to the development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and TSM&O strategies.

Assist in the development and updating of the Standard Specifications as the relate to the deployment of ITS. Signs and seals ITS related documents as required.

Represent the FDOT as members of the I-95 Corridor Coalition's Traveler Information Systems Program Track Committee (TISPTC) and the Vehicle Probe Project (VPP) Agency Project Team. Specific duties are to provide input to further the mission of making traveler information available to the public.

Attend TSM&O related meetings, symposia, conferences, workshops from time to time to stay abreast of advancements in the field of ITS and TSM&O.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Traffic engineering principles and practices; Knowledge of management principles and practices; Knowledge of contract development and monitoring; Skilled in effective oral communications; Skilled in effective written communication; Skilled in interpreting and disseminating traffic engineering related data; Skilled in use of personal computers and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access & Outlook); Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data; Ability to manage workload to produce on-time resolutions to problems; Ability to lead, manage and work with diverse groups of people; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registered Professional Engineer in accordance with Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registration as a Professional Engineer in accordance with Florida Statute 471 and two years of post-registration experience.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee