TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING SPECIALIST
Department of Transportation 426 reviews - Phoenix, AZ

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The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is a multi-modal transportation agency that is responsible for planning, building, operating and maintaining a complex highway system in addition to providing title, registration and driver license services to the general public throughout the state of Arizona. ADOT also operates and maintains the Grand Canyon Airport and publishes the award-winning Arizona Highways magazine. ADOT values its employees, challenges them to continuously improve the way we do business, to meet and exceed the needs of our customers, and to carry out their duties in an ethical manner. Apply today for a chance to become a part of the ADOT team.

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING SPECIALIST
ITD/Traffic Engineering Group
Work Location: 1615 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, AZ

Position Description: This position will perform Traffic Safety evaluations. This includes gathering all necessary field data, photographs, traffic volume data, historical crash data, As-Built data, and/or Ball-Banking data, etc. in order to evaluate various sections of roadways or other statewide patterns for possible safety enhancements. Estimates the construction cost of various suggested enhancements. Determines the Benefit Cost ratios associated with the proposed enhancement(s) for each location. Prepare official memos and/or reports for supervisor's review and approval. The memos and reports which recommend safety enhancements must be approved by the Traffic Safety Section Manager. Assist in preparing Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) reports, including data collection, compilation, analysis and report preparation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Highway design, construction and maintenance practices.
  • Highway safety.
  • Traffic engineering and economic principles.
  • Standards for classification of highways.
  • Manual and computer aided drafting principles and practices.
  • Motor vehicles and traffic accidents.
Skill in:
  • Gathering, organizing and analyzing traffic data.
  • Applying traffic engineering data.
  • Engineering statistics.
  • Economics, accident analysis and geometric design.
  • Writing technical reports.
  • Interpersonal skills.
Ability to:
  • Communicate with other ADOT employees, consultants, representative from other agencies and the traveling public verbally and in writing.
  • Analyze engineering data.
Ideal Candidate: Will have completed courses towards a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field and two years experience equivalent to a Transportation Engineering Associate (grade S8); or three years experience at a Senior Transportation Engineering Technician level (grade S7 or above); or three years experience equivalent to a Highway Maintenance Supervisor (Pay Grade 20); or completion of the ADOT Engineering-in-Training (E.I.T.) program; or registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona.

Note: This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign the Driver Form on page 6 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

You must apply on line no later than the close date or first review date of the job announcement at 5:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time. You will not be able to apply after the close date/time because job posting are removed from the job board at that time, unless other wise specified.

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

RETIREMENT: This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)*.

  • ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment, if not already an ASRS member at the time of hire.
BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package includes accrual of sick and vacation leave, and 10 holidays per year; health* and dental insurance*; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability*, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance*.

  • Elective benefits for new employees hired on or after July 20, 2011, will be subject to a 90-day waiting period, except for transfers from other State agencies or who regularly worked for the State of Arizona within 2 years prior to the date of hire.
Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.

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AGENCY JOB BOARD ID: ADOT

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