Traffic Management Center Operator/Dispatcher

Intellitrans Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 3 months ago

TransCore (TCI), a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a Traffic Management Center Operator/ Dispatcher to join our team in Indianapolis, IN.


TransCore is actively seeking a productive, flexible, and highly talented Traffic Management Center Operator for immediate employment in Indianapolis, IN. This is full-time variable position, typically four to five eight hour weekend and evening shifts per week. The applicant can establish a career in operations and customer service, specific to a fast paced, technology driven work environment.

The TMC Operator assists INDOT operations. The operator disseminates information verbally and electronically regarding active incidents, such as stranded motorist, crashes, etc., to INDOT's Hoosier Helper Freeway Service Patrol. Work within a Traffic Management Center also includes, but not limited to, monitoring CCTV traffic cameras, radio communications with INDOT personnel and other emergency responding agencies using 10 codes, incident identification and response call-out, customer service representative, and implementing required traffic control and other associated warning devices to advise the public of incidents and events impacting traffic flow.

Operators are responsible for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of all information disseminated. Operators maintain contact with Indiana State Police (ISP) Dispatch and other emergency responders, communicate and coordinate incident and road blocking information with INDOT maintenance and district staff as needed, provides other appropriate response agencies of scene details, provides information to motorists by displaying traveler information messages on Dynamic Message Boards (DMS), and provides overall information to verify and update information regarding ongoing incidents, associated backup/traffic delays and estimated clearance times.

Operators assist the general public by correctly inputting data into INDOT's Global Events Manager (GEM) and CARS database for incidents, construction, and maintenance activities impacting traffic flow to generate events in web applications. Review all events, signs, and traveler information for accuracy.

Operators assess large volumes of data (both static and real-time) from a wide variety of sources to detect possible roadway incidents. They monitor road sensor data and confirm the data using CCTV video. Effective communication is an important part of this process as operators maintain telephone and/or radio communications with incident responders, DOT field personnel and other public and private agencies. Once assessment is complete, operators determine the facts and severity of traffic incidents and prepares the information for dissemination to the motoring public.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Documentation skills, data entry skills, telephone skills, good communication skills

  • Ability to synthesize information from multiple inputs, including automated road sensor data, 2-way radios, CCTV traffic cameras, and computer databases

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Indiana roadways

  • Ability to work calmly and accurately under intense pressure

  • Able to multitask under intense pressure

  • Able to communicate across various levels of management

  • Knowledge of personal computers and software

  • Ability and Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

Previous experience as a transportation Traffic Management Center Operator/Dispatcher a plus, but not a requirement

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