• Senior Traffic Engineer

    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/3/2018 11:37 AM)
    Req ID
    2018-15300
    Dept
    Traffic Division
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    Btd Traffic Management
    Salary Min
    70,084.99
    Salary Max
    96,911.27
    Union
    AFJ
    Openings
    1
    Contact Email
    Jane.Calobrisi@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.

     

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

     

    Under direction performs work of considerable difficulty in traffic engineering relative to traffic control systems and traffic management in the Traffic Signal Unit.

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Plans, schedules, supervises and reviews work of subordinate personnel.
    • Prepares electrical and mechanical specifications for traffic control equipment.
    • Supervises the field construction of traffic signals.
    • Supervises the implementation and operation of computer controlled traffic systems and programs computers to accept new timing plans in response to changes in traffic flow.
    • Ensures all completed installations of traffic control systems have met the required specifications.
    • Tests and evaluates new equipment and techniques.
    • Supervises the planning, design, and construction of intersections relative to the installation and operation of traffic signals.
    • Supervises and participates in the compilation of statistical data and technical reports required by superiors.
    • Performs related duties as required.

     

    Work Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    Required to work any and all emergencies as directed by the Commissioner or designee.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • Four (4) years of traffic engineering experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
    • A bachelor's degree in civil or electrical engineering is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
    • Working knowledge of the MUTCD, HCM, AASHTO, and Complete Streets guidelines as well as proficiency with Synchro, SimTraffic, and AutoCAD software packages.
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate is preferred.
    • Experience in successfully completing traffic engineering projects (such as: sign and pavement marking plans, traffic signal design, crash analysis and safety studies, complete streets design projects, intersection design projects, traffic signal timing and operational analysis, etc).
    • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.
    • Must have and maintain a current and valid Massachusetts driver's license.

    BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

    Terms:

    Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  AFSCME/RA-19A
    Hours per week:  35

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