Performs responsible supervisory and specialized professional Traffic Engineering work in connection with site development, maintenance functions, parking management, access management, signal timing, design of traffic control devices, traffic control plans, and geometric design at the professional level.
Examination announcements and requisitions will specify field of activity in which vacancy exists and only those on the eligible list examined for that field will be certified.
EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS
Develops and reviews plans, specifications and estimates for traffic signal systems, illumination, signing and striping, and traffic control. Professionally designs and seals traffic engineering projects and supports other professional doing design work.
Operates traffic master computer system; troubleshoots system failures and software problems; reviews system operation for malfunctions and programming errors; writes quarterly and special count programs. Works with field crews to troubleshoot system intersection controller. Tracks maintenance functions related to signing, striping and parking management.
Recommends changes and develops proposals for system changes and completes funding applications, including live cycle cost analysis and cost estimates. Prepares RFPs, RFQs, and contracts. Organizes review and selection process. Administers contracts.
Designs and directs special traffic studies, including capacity analysis, traffic count inventories, and related traffic problems.
Works with private developers and professionals. Reviews development plans for Traffic Engineering issues. Establishes scope, reviews submittals and recommends mitigation for traffic impact analyses. Reviews and accepts access management plans and traffic studies.
Performs related work as required.
Open Entry Requirements (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.)
Education: Must possess a valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering or Traffic Engineering; AND
Experience: Four years of experience in Traffic Engineering at the Professional level. For ITS/Signal Operations Engineer positions, at least two of the four years of experience must be in the ITS/Signal Operations area.
License Applicants with PE certificates from other states must obtain Washington State certification within six months of appointment.
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