Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience.
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About Indiana Department of Transportation
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state's quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.
About the Job
The Traffic Operations Engineer Supervisor is responsible for the development, implemation and operation of software, hardware and technologies deployed in the Traffic Management Division. The incumbent is responsible for the analysis and reporting of freeway operations metrics as well as the identification of mobility issues and deployment of mitigations. The incumbent is responsible to achieve and maintain a high degree of technical expertise of the proper function, design and operation of complete traffic systems and subsystems including communications, control hardware and software. The incumbant is responsible for the supervision of the Freeway Operations section.
A Day in the Life
Supervises and manges engineering and technical staff and resources in assigned area.
Responsible for development, administration, maintenance and operation of the ATMS system.
Responsible for identification, evaluation and mitigation of mobility issues on both freeway sections of INDOT highways. This is done through the utilization of the latest technologies and procedures identified through Traffic Management staff, Purdue Staff, JTRP projects, National research and other states.
Extensive knowledge of all ITS devices across the entire state, including location, purpose, and function of Vehicle Detectors, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras, Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and Travel Time Signs;
Assists the division in the review and activation of new devices in construction projects, including full Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) deployments, and other large contracts across the state that include ITS devices;
Responsible for the administration, maintenance and operation of INDOT's central signal system.
Participates in Quality Assurance(QA)/Quality Control(QC) programs to ensure policy and best practices are actively deployed;
Coordinates with multi-jurisdictional governmental units and/or officials (i.e. Federal Highway Administration, local authorities and county officials, consultants, private industries and general public)relating to the agency's activities;
Investigates freeway operations complaints;
Assists in the review of plans and contracts for new and modernized ITS systems;
Maintain INDOT's statewide ITS Arcitecture
Perform and maintain systems engineering analysis for Traffic Management Projects
Operates and installs control, communications, detection and traffic data management systems;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This position is responsible for the direct supervision of two Engineers and Traffic System Analyst.
This position requires the ability to train and professionally develop assigned staff.
A large portion of the responsibilities require the incumbent to work in the office about 90% of the time and outdoors and in a vehicle about 10% of the time.
Flexible work schedule and limited overnight travel is required.
What We're Looking For
Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school;
Must have a Professional Engineer license in Indiana;
Must have an Indiana drivers license;
General knowledge in traffic engineering,;
Ability to work specifically with traffic control equipment and technical and computer networks;
General knowledge of construction, maintenance and traffic practices and methods obtained through field experience;
Must have the ability to read and interpret a wide variety of contracts, plans, laws, administrative rules and regulations;
Broad knowledge and understanding of state of the art methods, materials, and procedures for cost effective highway construction, maintenance, and traffic operations;
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills;
Must be willing to travel throughout the state, working with district crews;
Basic knowledge of agency;
Must be able to read and interpret specifications, standards, and policy and apply to operations;
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment;
Must be able to work independently;
Outstanding interpersonal skills, able to build relationships and establish credibility;
Ability to work with internal and external customers to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems, and satisfy expectations.
Benefits of Working for INDOT
The Indiana Department of Transportation offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
New Parent Leave
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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