This position manages and directs the Traffic Operations Division of the Transportation Department. Relentlessly tackles capacity and safety problems. Applies technology, science and human factors to the planning, design, operations and management of the road network, terminals and abutting lands to provide for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of people, goods and services. Responsibilities include directing staff, analyzing geometric design, traffic accident analysis, roadway lighting, traffic signage, pavement markings, traffic signalization and timing, computer modeling, traffic safety establishing detour routes, responding to emergencies, and other traffic engineering functions.
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field required. Masters degree in Civil Engineering preferred, specializing in transportation. Professional Engineer license required; eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience in traffic engineering or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Previous management or supervisory experience required. Professional Traffic Operation Engineer (PTOE) certification is preferred.
Working knowledge of the MUTCD, signal timing, capacity analysis, and high accident location analysis and signal design required. Must be able to operate capacity analysis and signal timing software.
Familiar with HCS+, Synchro, SimTraffic, CORSIM, VISSIM, PASSER-II, TRANSYT-7F, AutoCAD, MicroStation, InRoads, Actra, TACTICS, adaptive control systems, etc.