Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for the exempt position of Traffic Operations (Ops) Engineer or Assistant Traffic Operations (Ops) Engineer in the Congestion Management Department at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. Starting wage is $56,659 - $65,166 per year/DOQ.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
Under the supervision of the Congestion Management Supervisor, the Traffic Ops Engineer/Asst. Traffic Ops Engineer plans, organizes and implements traffic flow and safety improvements, including signal timing and coordination; makes adjustments to signal timing for construction, special events and incidents that result in detours and/or lane closures;
The incumbent will assist in the development of traffic signal performance measure corridors and help evaluate vehicle detection, Bluetooth and other new ITS technologies.
Communicates with individual citizens via phone and in writing regarding the operation of traffic signals, and will assist in the operation of the Traffic Management Center (TMC).
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have considerable knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices, traffic signal operations and software applications such as Synchro and HCS. The candidate must also have considerable knowledge of traffic laws and regulations (MUTCD) and street and road construction practices. The successful candidate must have proven verbal and written communication skills.
Traffic Ops Engineer: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related Engineering field is required. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Idaho within one year is also required. Or, an extensive combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience may be acceptable.
Assistant Traffic Ops Engineer: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Traffic Engineering or related Engineering field is required. Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) within one year is also required. Or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience may be acceptable. A completed application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., March 30, 2017. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St.; Garden City, ID 83714 or on our website at www.achdidaho.org.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
An AA/EEO/ADA Employer
Additional Salary Information: Includes an excellent benefit package.
Established in 1972 as an independent government entity, the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) is responsible for all short-range planning, construction, maintenance, operations, rehabilitation and improvements to Ada County's urban streets, rural roadways (excluding state highways) and bridges. Geographically, the Districts jurisdiction includes Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Star an...d the unincorporated areas of Ada County; it is the only consolidated countywide highway district in the State of Idaho.
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