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Palm Beach County
West Palm Beach, Florida
$81,533 Annually
Closing date
Feb 4, 2023

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Position:                  PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

Salary:                    $81,533 Annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

Department:            Engineering and Public Works/Traffic Engineering

Location:                 2300 N. Jog Road, WPB

Hours:                     8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

Other:                     Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

Coordinate traffic signal modifications and traffic control system facilities with consultants and other agencies.  Review all Traffic Signalization and Street Lighting Plans and interact with consultants.  Review and approve traffic signal project scope and fee. Provide review comments on traffic signals and control systems on road construction, permit, Florida Depart of Transportation and municipal projects. Prepare costs estimates for capital improvement projects. Make recommendations for traffic signal modification. Review traffic signal shop drawings for construction projects.  Answer questions from public and all staff.  Guide professional and technical subordinate staff.  Assist Director and managers in performing other duties that require high level of responsibility and decision making as requested.


Palm Beach County (PBC) is located in South Florida where residents enjoy great weather, endless outdoor activities, and beautiful beaches year round.  We have something for everyone: a landscape ranging from urban to agricultural to natural wetlands; cultural and historical attractions; regional libraries and adult education programs; dozens of schools, colleges, and universities; and numerous shopping/entertainment centers.


PBC is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida and the nation. The Engineering and Public Works Department employs over 400 people, including over 30 professional engineers and several junior engineers.  Employees have numerous opportunities to grow professionally within the same organization.


The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.



Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Florida OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Traffic/Transportation Engineering or closely related field; minimum of four (4) years of experience in professional traffic engineering.  Equivalency:  Master’s Degree in Civil/Traffic/Transportation Engineering and two (2) years of related experience.


Necessary Special Requirement:  Licensed as a P.E. in the State of Florida or the ability to obtain licensure by endorsement within 11 months of hire.


PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE WITH:  Preparing/reviewing traffic signal mast arm and span-wire design; traffic signal construction; interaction with Contractors; street lighting photometric analysis; design/review of pavement marking and signing design plans; preparation of traffic signal installation specifications and bid packages; permitting for traffic signal design and installation; utility coordination for traffic signal and SL installation.


Visit for job description and to apply online.  May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted until filled.  EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

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