STATE TRAFFIC STUDIES ENGINEER

Working Title: STATE TRAFFIC STUDIES ENGINEER
Broadband/Class Code: 17-2199-04
Position Number: 55009701-51221798
Annual Salary Range: $68,400.15 – $80,000.18
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
City: TALLAHASSEE
Facility:
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB011
Closing Date: 8/16/2016
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STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

962 / Traffic Engineering & Operations Office
ANTICIPATED VACANCY / PENDING CLASSIFICATION UPDATE / OPEN COMPETITIVE
CAREER SERVICE
POSITION NUMBER: 55009701
BROADBAND OCCUPATION: Engineering, All Other

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POSITION LOCATED IN: Tallahassee, Florida
CONTACT PERSON: Stacie Smith
PHONE NUMBER: (850) 410-5410
EMAIL ADDRESS: STACIE.SMITH@DOT.STATE.FL.US

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, promotion or subsequent appointment in either 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.
Florida Registered Professional Engineer in accordance with 471 F.S. is required.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Develops and administers the statewide traffic studies program. Assist District personnel with traffic engineering studies questions and issues. Lead coordinator conducting statewide traffic study group meetings with the Districts addressing traffic studies issues, solutions and implementation methods as needed.
Performs revisions and updates to Traffic Engineering Manual, Manual on Uniform Traffic Studies Manual, Speed Zoning Manual, and traffic engineering policies and procedures as assigned.

Assist with the development, implementation, and reporting on request to experiment for new traffic control devices. Also, provides follow-up evaluations on the long term effectiveness of experimental new traffic control devices that are adopted by the Federal Highway Administration.

Conducts special studies for statewide applications. Examples include truck lane restrictions, movement of over dimensional trucks, nature-based signing programs, elder road user countermeasures, and international signing implementation recommendations.

Conducts literature review and research on assigned projects. Provides independent review of traffic engineering studies performed by the Districts and their traffic engineering consultants.

Represents the Traffic Engineering and Operations Office on several Department technical committees and coalitions as assigned.

Provide technical expertise on the requirements for traffic signals, midblock crosswalks and for criteria for supplemental signing.

Provide technical expertise on speed zone requirements, applications of speed management techniques, traffic signal warrants and other traffic control devices. Responds to citizen inquiries and requests concerning speed zoning and traffic control devices.

Manages research and reviews special projects for the Traffic Services Section. Examples include simulation studies of complex interchanges and intersections, Managed Lane projects, ramp metering, etc.

Provides training on traffic engineering topics to the Districts as needed.

Administers the Traffic Operations Professional Engineer Phase exams statewide. Assists with reviewing and providing traffic engineering-related inputs on new or revised legislative bills language.

Reviews Consultant pre-qualifications on Work type 6 (Traffic Engineering and Operations Studies) of Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices; Knowledge of traffic operations analysis and study techniques; Knowledge of traffic engineering computer analysis and simulation programs; Knowledge of the operation of traffic signal and intelligent transportation system equipment; Skills in performing project management duties, including managing budgets for projects; Ability to develop and deliver technical training; Skill in effective oral and written communications; Ability to manage workload to produce on time projects; Ability to work with a diverse groups of people; Ability to use the Department’s computer programs.