Responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive traffic signal timing plans, arterial signal coordination, and traffic control plans for City of Garland roads. The role will resolve traffic congestion problems, as well as respond to transportation issues brought by the public, other departments and the City Council. Also, responsible for reviewing development and redevelopment plans to provide direction to developers regarding site layout in accordance with City standards, as well as determine offsite requirements for traffic impacts.
Target Hiring Range: $51,563 - $65,666/yr.
Essential Job Functions
Research, analyze and resolve traffic congestion issues through sound engineering principles.
Develop, implement and maintain traffic signal timing, sequencing and coordination plans.
Research and review development plans for compliance with City standards.
Administer and maintain the traffic management center (TMC) database and timing records.
Review roadway plans and provide comments based on city standards and traffic engineering principals.
Respond to requests and questions regarding transportation issues. Assist citizens, other departments and the City Council in resolving traffic concerns and complaints.
Review plans to prevent visibility obstructions.
Design and modify traffic signals.
Research congested areas and develop plans to resolve these congested areas.
Assist with special projects as assigned by the Transportation Operations Administrator.
Minimum Education & Work Experience
-Bachelor’s of Engineering Degree from ABET accredited school -No experience required Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in transportation or related area
1 year experience in traffic or transportation analysis and design
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of civil engineering concepts and practices related to transportation and traffic control
Knowledge of traffic control system operation, installation and maintenance
Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations (MUTCD)
Skill in planning and implementing transportation studies
Ability to obtain PE license upon completion of state of Texas requirements for testing and experience
Licenses & Certifications
- Valid Class C Texas driver's license
Physical Tasks & Working Conditions
The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.