Senior Engineering Specialist - Traffic Management Center
Manatee County Public Works
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: 58k - 71k
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Performs a variety of functions to support TSM&O program in the day-to-day planning, organizing, analyzing, and coordinating data and operations, and related activities associated with the Manatee County Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC). Operates ATMS.now central signal system to view and edit databases and upload and download signal timing changes. Performs signal re-timing tasks such as field observations, calculation of signal timing parameters, developing optimized signal timings in Synchro/Simtraffic, field implementation and fine tuning of signal timings, and conducting before and after evaluations. Analyzes traffic data from various resources. Develops and manages automated dashboards. Harnesses travel time data for various corridors and automates visualization of near-real time data. Monitors signal system performance/health using Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPMs) and helps to proactively address key issues before they become known problems. Reviews daily Insights/Alerts in the ATSPMs program and coordinates with field staff on detection/hardware related issues and prioritizing signal timing changes to improve overall signal system health. Helps disseminate information to the public related to lane/road closures due to planned and un-planned events using tools such as social media, RTMC Website, and Waze Partner Hub.
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field, 3 or more years of experience in Traffic Operations and Traffic Data Analysis is required. Experience using Synchro/Simtraffic, TranSync, ATMS.now and related data sources, Power BI, Windows Scheduler, SQLite, and ATSPMs program such as Traffop desired.
Manatee County is located on Florida’s breathtaking Gulf Coast. It is bordered by Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg to the north, Hardee and DeSoto counties to the east and Sarasota to the south. The beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island fade into the Gulf of Mexico to the west.
Manatee County’s picturesque conservation areas are ideal for families, nature lovers and hikers. Emerson Point, Robinson Preserve and Duette parks are a handful of our scenic preserves. Manatee County also boasts several recreational parks. G.T. Bray Park is the largest of these and offers tennis, swimming, skate boarding, recreational leagues and walking trails. There are also many boat ramps located on the Manatee River, Lake Manatee, Palma Sola Bay and the Braden River. In short, Manatee County is a wonderful place to live, work, play and visit. We’re proud to call it home!
Manatee County Public Works Department provides many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives, works, and plays in unincorporated Manatee County. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance, and construction management of the County’s infrastru...cture.
The responsibilities of the Public Works Department are distributed among three business centers:
Engineering Services, Field Operations, and Traffic Management