Professional Engineer 2 – State Traffic Operations Engineer Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery and Operations Division – Engineering and Technical Services Branch Traffic-Roadway Section / Traffic Engineering Unit Salem
Are you knowledgeable of intersection and corridor operations? Do you have a passion for public service? Apply today to join our team in Oregon’s capital city as our state traffic operations engineer! In this role, you will provide technical expertise, leadership, group coordination, decision-making, program development and public relations to design and implement transportation operations strategies that will provide a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
A day in the life:
Serve as the statewide traffic operations expert in strategies including intersection control alternatives, traffic flow efficiency and signal operation methods.
Provide engineering support and direct, high-level decision information, technical assistance, policy interpretations and program coordination information to stakeholders.
Update traffic operations policy and guidelines documents.
Recommend and participate in research activities.
Provide recommendations on traffic engineering studies, investigations and traffic control designs.
Evaluate unique and unusual traffic engineering problems statewide.
Act as primary contact for all requests for installing new or modifying existing intersection traffic control on state highways.
Review and/or delegate review of all signal requests.
Track and monitor requests for signals.
Research and develop new traffic signal control strategies and signal timing programs.
Evaluate software including managing statewide software changes and contracts.
Coordinate between units within the section and within the agency on operation matters and statewide policies and methods.
Work is performed in a typical office environment with meetings in Salem and often at locations statewide.
Occasional field work may involve exposure to heavy traffic volumes associated with work on traffic signals and intersection controls.
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
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A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering and three (3) years of journey level professional engineer experience. Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.
Additionally, driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Knowledge and experience in traffic engineering, including intersection and corridor operations.
Skilled in communicating technical concepts to a wide variety of audiences.
Experience developing policies and guidance documents.
Learn more and apply!
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 23, 2020.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Internal Number: REQ-34189
About Oregon Department of Transportation
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.