The position is the Electronic Systems Section Supervisor with the Traffic Survey Group. Responsible for supervison, management, and development activities for a staff of 6 electronics technicians. Manages traffic data collection systems used for traffic monitoring. Manages the operation of an electronics shop, maintenance of electronic equipment , operation of continuous traffic monitoring sites, manages supplies for field staff, and manages equipment and vehicles for electronics technicians. Coordinates the activities of assigned staff to support the equipment requirements of portable count operations and the capture of data from continuous count traffic monitoring sites. Plan activities for the installation of continuous count monitoring sites. Coordinates contractor activities and technician inspections. Conducts research and development of new technologies. Coordinates training of electronics technicians.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Considerable knowledge of electronic principles. Knowledge of electronic principles and practices applied in the design, installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of electronic traffic data collection systems. Knowledge of electronic systems related to traffic sensors, inductance loops, and piezo based sensors. Knowledge of capacitance, resistance, and signal processing as used in traffic monitoring. Knowledge of non-intrusive technologies including microwave, video, infrared, and magnetic based devices. Considerable knowledge of the fundamentals of physics as applied to electronics. Working knowledge of the uses of standard and specialized electronic testing equipment. Knowledge of chemistry as applied to soldering, the interconnection of dissimilar metals, and the cleaning of electronic components. Ability to design and configure electronic devices with various monitoring sensors, data recording equipment, and communication devices into a fully functional system. Ability to supervise and direct both NCDOT personnel and contractors during the installation and maintenance of continuous count equipment. Skill in the detection, diagnosis and repair of electro-mechanical and electronic equipment. Ability to use computers and communication devices to manage equipment remotely, perform data transfers, and manage data in databases. Knowledge of NCDOT purchasing and contracting procedures. Knowledge of database management techniques and able to use database software. Ability to travel, attend meetings, and work in the field. Ability to work at the roadside in a wide range of environmental conditions where heavy traffic flows occur. Ability to classify vehicles by manual observation. Ability to travel overnight.
“It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept “See Attached” or Resume’s in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.”
NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVERS LICENSE .
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate's degree in electronics from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of progressive experience in the repair and maintenance of complex electronic systems including some responsibility for the design of electronic apparatus; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Danny W. Bridgers@919-707-0902
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 19 months ago