City of Farmington
  • 08-May-2018 to 31-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • DOQ
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #75: Traffic Associate Engineer Technician

NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  1

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

WORK LOCATION:  Municipal Operation Center

TYPE OF POSITION:  Regular/Full-Time

PAY CLASS: Traffic, Associate Engineer Technician K - Non-Exempt

                                                            Traffic, Associate Engineer I "L" Exempt

                                                            Traffic, Associate Engineer II "M" Exempt

PAY RANGE: $19.9594/ Hourly Traffic, Associate Engineer Technician

                          $44,932.0934/Annually (L) Traffic, Associate Engineer I

                          $48,866.1763/Annually (M) Traffic, Associate Engineer II

DAYS WORKED:  Monday-Friday

HOURS WORKED:  8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED:  Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Performs a variety of duties including conducting traffic studies, monitoring computerized traffic signal systems, preparing work orders for sign installation and pavement markings, and maintaining computerized traffic control device inventory system.

Works under the supervision of the Traffic Engineering Administrator, oversees Dept. activities, fields citizens calls and inquiries, posts important e-mail notifications and may act as assistant during Administrator's absence.

Using excellent customer service skills establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Conducts traffic studies using a variety of traffic data collection devices, while following the regulations and guidance provided by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  This includes performing field research on traffic volume, speeds, delays, accidents, and turning movements and providing data reports utilizing specialized computer software.

Compiles data and prepares collision diagrams for engineering analysis.

Prepares work orders, diagrams and instructions for the installation and removal of traffic control signs, pavement markings, and traffic detection loops for installation by dept. crews, as directed.

Investigates and makes recommendations on citizen complaints concerning traffic control devices and markings, and related problems. Responds to public inquiries; provides information within scope of knowledge and position.

Reviews submitted traffic control plans, and monitors and inspects construction barricading and signing.

Designs traffic control plans and coordinates with Police and other agencies for city wide Special Events, Street Construction and Utility Construction Projects.

Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.

Provides advice to supervisors; communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the Administrative public in assigned area of responsibility.

Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.

May  conduct field surveys, draft and review plans, produces construction estimates, and assists in securing the appropriate materials and supplies for traffic signal construction projects.

Assists in projecting needs for dept. equipment, materials and supplies.  Assists in the preparation of specifications, estimates, and bids for machinery, equipment, and contractor services.

Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working condition, including electronic pneumatic tube, video and radar traffic counting devices and variable message boards.

Prepares and maintains daily, monthly, and annual reports and records, as assigned.

Field measures and lays out pavement markings for re-striping of newly paved roads including traffic lanes, directional arrows, stop bars and crosswalks.

Oversees traffic control for street construction to ensure safety of workers and public.

Is specifically alert to conditions and events occurring on city streets and rights-of-way and can respond accordingly.

While performing job duties, takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances and acts accordingly to prevent accidents.

Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials and equipment.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Serves as a member of various employee and Special event committees, as assigned.

Performs duties of the Traffic Working Foreman as needed or required. Assists in the repair, replacement and reconstruction of traffic signal installations.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy, which includes the following:  pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Extensive background checks required.

Graduation from a college or university with an associate degree in traffic engineering, or a closely related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

IMSA and/or ATSSA Traffic Work Zone training and certification within one year of employment.

Successful completion of the Engineering Intern (EI) exam will qualify the employee for the "L" Pay Grade; 

Registration as a Professional Engineer with current registration in the State of New Mexico will qualify for the employee for the "M" Pay Grade.

Valid State driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years.

Working knowledge of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and IMSA Work Zone Safety Manual within one year of employment.

Comprehensive knowledge of the methods of operations appropriate to the Traffic Engineering Division and of the care and use of related equipment.

Ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer and specialized traffic engineering software, miscellaneous hand and power tools, electronic pneumatic tube, video and radar counting and measuring equipment, motor vehicle, telephone, mobile radio, fax machine and calculator.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is required to walk; and frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally walks in outside weather conditions and in the dark.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in hazardous traffic conditions on busy streets in moving traffic; and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

The employee occasionally to frequently works out-of-doors in inclement weather and      operates a city vehicle in all types of weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.

City of Farmington
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