Planning Engineer Associate
DOT - Fulton County, GA

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Under close supervision, performs work at a working level in the planning and traffic analysis section. Duties may include: analyzing existing traffic, and forecasting future traffic projections that are used to develop concepts and design plans for highway projects throughout the State of Georgia. Performs work at a working level in the planning and analysis of transportation systems. Learns to conduct multimodal transportation planning studies for rural and/or small urban areas or learns to assist local governments in developing, maintaining and implementing transportation plans for larger urban areas.

POSITION SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under close supervision, this position will be primarily responsible for the day to day management of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.

Minimum Training & Experience: Completion of 90 quarter hours (60 sem hrs) at an accredited college or university Note: Experience in a related area may substitute for degree on a year by year basis.

Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications:
Entry Qualifications

Completion of 90 quarter hours (60 sem hrs) at an accredited college or university

**Note: Experience in a related area may substitute for degree on a year by year basis.*

AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Technical Competencies:

*Bachelor's degree in Urban & Regional Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Economics,Engineering or related field.

*Demonstrated ability to gather, interpret, and summarize information for the purpose of writing technical reports/documents.

Other Competencies:

*Commitment to providing quality service.

*Demonstrated ability to utilize basic computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database management programs.

*Demonstrated ability to effectively apply new knowledge and skills in work to adapt quickly to change.

*Committed to providing quality customer service.

*Possesses strong oral communication skills, expresses ideas and facts to individuals or groups effectively.

*Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with managers, coworkers, and external personnel in a professional, cooperative manner.

*Demonstrated ability to make sound and well-informed decisions.

*Demonstrated ability to develop new, effective methods and procedures where existing methods and procedures are inapplicable or are unavailable.

*Demonstrated ability to effectively manage own priorities setting well-defined and realistic personal goals.

*Displays a high level of commitment toward work and a high standard of ethical conduct.

**NOTE: This position requires statewide travel with occasional overnight stay.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Competencies:

*One or more years experience in managing and/or coordinating highway transportation or related field.

*Possesses strong knowledge of statistical techniques and/or basic geometry.

*Possesses experience in analyzing data for the purposes of determining forecast data.

*Demonstrated experience working with federal aid for transportation projects.

*Possesses demonstrated competency in performing and managing highway transportation studies for a city, county, or other geographical area.

*Possesses experience in the planning and analysis of highway transportation systems.

**NOTE: Related educational coursework may also be considered in lieu of experience.

Other Competencies:

*Demonstrated experience utilizing computer software.

*Demonstrated ability to facilitate adaptation to change.

*Sees detail in words, numbers and maps quickly and accurately.

*Develops a ready memory of projects assigned.

Special Qualifications required for hiring
Technical Competencies

*Possesses experience or relevant coursework in ARC GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

Additional Information:
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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