Traffic Engineering Technician

  • RTC of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 14, 2019
Full Time Engineering Information Technology and Communication Services Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $49,753.60 - $87,172.80 Annually

Job Description

THE POSITION
**Although there is a salary range for this position, the candidate hired into this position will be hired at the bottom of the salary range.**

This recruitment is limited to the first 75 completed employment applications. Once that number of applications is reached, this recruitment will close without notice. This recruitment will be used to establish an open competitive and promotional eligibility list that may be used to fill this vacancy and vacancies occurring in this classification for a minimum period of six (6) months. All communication with applicants will be via email. Applicants must provide a current and valid email address when applying.

RTC Department of Human Resources determines whether or not you meet the minimum qualifications for the job based on your experience as you describe it on your application. Do not substitute a resume for your application, or write "See Attached Resume" on your application. We do not review resumes, unless specifically stated on the job announcement. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education and Work Experience" section of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Performs a variety of technical engineering support functions in the FAST Traffic Management Center to include traffic and incident management support, construction management and special event traffic services.

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

Working Conditions: May work shifts on days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
REQUIREMENTS
Education and Work Experience: Equivalent to a high school diploma and three (3) years of demonstrated technical engineering or traffic operations experience.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Driver's License.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Background Investigation: Employment with the Regional Transportation Commission in this position is contingent upon the results of a comprehensive education/experience background investigation, social security trace, and a criminal and driving history record checks.

Required Forms:

1. RTC Application On-Line Profile - Follow all the instructions on the application to include any education and experience that would qualify you for this position.

Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process. Candidates should ensure that they highlight any of the following professional experience they possess on their applications/resumes:

• Ability to communicate and collaborate

• Ability to utilize Advanced Traffic Management Systems

• Demonstrated ability to understand basic Traffic Signal Operations

• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and concurrently manage multiple tasks
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Physical ability to perform duties in an office environment; stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Monitors closed circuit video of freeways and arterials; notifies appropriate agencies, responders and RTC staff of events/incidents. Creates, edits and displays messages on electronic Dynamic Message Signs to include incident traveler information, construction mitigation and regional Amber Alert notification. Creates and modifies plans, drawings and other engineering design, construction and maintenance materials. Assists in calculation, research and composition of engineering/traffic data. Monitors, creates, updates and archives traffic signal timing plans for signal coordination; programs traffic signal timing plans into new or replacement traffic signal controllers for member agencies. Participates in meetings to discuss, clarify and resolve subject areas and issues. Assists field technicians and construction inspection staff with timing plan changes and system device tests as required. Operates a variety of office equipment, to include computers and associated software (e.g., Intelligent Transportation Systems software). Provides information and assistance to internal and external customers as required. All other duties as assigned.

Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 6:00 PM Pacific