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Pima County Employment Opportunities – TSMO Program Manger and Travel Demand Forecast Program Manager

 

The principal purpose of the Regional Center for Smart Mobility Solutions is to enhance regional traveler mobility on existing regional infrastructure, to include more than 5,000 miles of roadways, through management of traffic data analytics, modeling, traffic signal optimization, and active demand management via a Mobility on Demand (MOD) platform. The Center will oversee the creation and of advanced mobility and intelligent transportation systems tools for optimizing traveler and freight performance, while ensuring that all development conforms to autonomous/connected vehicle and smart infrastructure federal data connectivity and security standards. The Center is searching for an individual who enjoys interacting with a variety of community stakeholders and excels at developing creative solutions to complex challenges.

Transportation Systems Management and Operations Manager

The Program Manager will oversee the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Portfolio: Responsible for the planning, development, and management of the Portfolio designed to integrate smart technology to reduce congestion and enhance the safety, security, mobility, and efficient utilization of existing transportation system.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Assist the Director in implementation of the Center’s Work Program.
  • Develop and apply policies and procedures that support the advancement of TSMO in the daily activities of the Center;
  • Develop and implement TSMO business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets;
  • Collaborate with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound, (SMART) objectives in staff expectations, identifying and making resource recommendations;
  • Ensure the most current program elements, performance measures and functions are being implemented;
  • Manage Center information technology systems and staff to facilitate rapid technology deployment including direct coordination with data systems of other regional agencies, such as traffic signal coordination, crowdsourced data captured by regional entities and the generation of mobility applications; and 
  • Act as a technical advisor on the use of traffic engineering, intelligent transportation system (ITS), and Active Transportation Demand Management (ATDM) standards, policies and best practices to other departments, local governments, and agencies.

Starting Salary: $100,000 DOQ
Location: Tucson, AZ
Department:  Transportation
Job Number: 2021-00903
Closing:  Continuous 

For full job description and more information, take a look at this job flyer and visit the Pima County Job Opportunities Website.

 

Travel Demand Forecast Manager

The Program Manager will oversee the Travel Demand Forecast Portfolio: Responsible for the planning, development, and management of the Portfolio designed to integrate smart technology to reduce congestion and enhance the safety, security, mobility, and efficient utilization of existing transportation system.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Manage and develops technical assistance to regional entities in the development, application, validation and evaluation of advanced travel demand modeling frameworks, including dynamic traffic assignment, activity-based and tour-based approaches;
  • Manage a variety of transportation planning projects and tasks, which may include transit planning, and operations analysis, travel demand/transit demand analysis and forecasting, analysis of travel patterns and transportation conditions, traffic simulation and traffic operations analysis, development of transportation system and corridor alternatives;
  • Manage Center information technology systems and staff to facilitate rapid technology deployment including direct coordination with data systems of other regional agencies, such as traffic signal coordination, crowdsourced data captured by regional entities and the generation of mobility applications;
  • Assist transportation agencies in assessing the behavioral implications of model outputs through independent review of travel model results; and Assist the Director in implementation of the Center’s Work Program.
  • Manage the uses of planning data, analysis, and report products to successfully complete multimodal transportation system planning studies, multi-modal corridor studies, environmental analysis and other transportation planning activities;
  • Participate in workshops, public meetings or hearings to explain scenario planning proposals, to gather feedback from those affected by projects, or to achieve consensus on planning studies.

Starting Salary: $100,000 DOQ
Location: Tucson, AZ
Department:  Transportation
Job Number: 2021-00904
Closing:  Continuous 

For full job description and more information, take a look at this job flyer and visit the Pima County Job Opportunities Website.

 

City of Flagstaff Employment Opportunity – Transportation Planner

The City of Flagstaff is seeking a professional, highly motivated and articulate individual to join our Transportation Engineering Team as a Transportation Planner.  The successful candidate will be a positive influence on day-to-day operations, have a ‘can-do’ attitude, and be comfortable with a hands-on and proactive team approach to solving problems.  The ideal candidate will have strong interest in multiple facets of transportation planning, while exhibiting exceptional interpersonal skills with the public, interdisciplinary teams, and consultants alike.

This position is supervised by the City Traffic Engineer, and is a key position in the Transportation Program of the Engineering Division having various responsibilities including maintenance of the City’s Travel Demand Model, key member of the City’s Regional Plan update team, agency coordination with the Greater Flagstaff Metroplan and providing staff support for the Transportation Commission, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committees.

Administrative Duties

  • Supervisory:  This job does not have formal supervisory responsibilities.
  • Budgetary:  This job does not have budgetary responsibilities but carries out day-to-day activities within approved budget.
  • Strategic Planning:  This job has partial responsibility for strategic planning (assists with developing, implementing, and managing long and short-term goals).
  • Policies/Procedures:  This job has responsibility for the development, implementation and interpretation of policies and procedures related to transportation planning. This job carries out day-to-day activities in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Compliance: This job carries out day-to-day activities in accordance with Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations as well as City policies and procedures.
  • Council, Commission and Committee Communications:   This job has responsibility for making recommendations and presentations, writing staff summary reports, and balancing the needs of the transportation system with Council’s adopted priorities and direction.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering, or related field
  • Three years of related transportation experience.
  • Or any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the above Minimum Requirements. 

Desired Experience and Training

  • Additional three years of transportation experience.
  • Experience with general plan and zoning laws and related court decisions.
  • Experience with GIS and other computer application software such as Adobe InDesign, Sketch-Up or Community-Viz.
  • Experience in community relations, public involvement, or media relations.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess, or obtain upon employment, a valid Arizona driver’s license.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.
  • Ability to attend meetings in the evenings as necessitated by the job.

Salary: $59,862.40 – $67,038.40 Annually
Job Type: FULL-TIME; EXEMPT; BENEFIT ELIGIBLE
Location: Flagstaff AZ
Department:  Engineering & Capital Improvements
Job Number: 21-00181
Closing:  10/1/2021 4:00 PM Arizona   

For full job description and more information, visit the Team Flagstaff Job Opportunities Website.

 

City of Phoenix Employment Opportunity – ITS Specialist – Electronic Specialist

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The City of Phoenix is seeking to hire individuals to fill the position of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Specialist – Electronics Systems Specialist in the Traffic Signal Shop.  This area is responsible for providing 24/7 technical field support and emergency response to internal and external customers.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, the technical evaluation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of the citywide traffic signal system and electrical/electronic infrastructure that make up the entire Intelligent Transportation System.

Currently, the Street Transportation Department has vacancies in the Traffic Services Section. 

This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Working knowledge of traffic signal, communication and/or intelligent transportation systems.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite and SAP.
  • Ability to use laptop computers to access the traffic signal system and databases.
  • Ablility to work in a vehicle based aerial lift or bucket truck at heights up to 40 feet.
  • Ability to distinguish full range of colors working with LED’s and/or color-coded wires.
  • Ability to safely work with voltages as high as 220 V AC & DC.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years of journey level experience in installation and maintenance of electronic and digital systems or related distribution systems;
  • Associate’s degree in electronics or related field.
  • Requires working irregular hours, second or third shift, weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Requires working in a variety of environmental extremes such as heat, cold, rain, air pollution, and dust.
  • Working after-hours/weekend on-call rotation schedule may be required.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Three years of experience as a traffic signal/ITS technician, ITS specialist, or electronics technician.
  • Previous experience with fiber optic or wireless radio communications testing, or installation.
  • Previous experience with electronic testing devices such as voltmeters, ohm-meters, or amp-meters.
  • Previous experience with a vehicle based aerial lift or bucket truck.
  • IMSA Certification – Traffic Signal Level II.
  • Knowledge of NEMA standards.

Job Title: Intelligent Transportation Systems Specialist – Electronic System Specialist
Closing Date/Time: Recruitment closes September 20,2021.  All materials must be received by 11:59 PM on this date.
Salary Range: $28.31 (minimum) – $34.99 (maximum) hourly / $58,885 – $72,779 annually.
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Location: Technical & Trades
Job ID: 41605

Go to the City of Phoenix’s Careers Page and search “41605” for complete details and to apply.

 

City of Scottsdale Employment Opportunity- ITS Engineer

About the Position:

Position: ITS Engineer
Salary: $73,153.60 – $106,371.20

Performs highly technical and professional engineering work in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic signals and telecommunication network for the city of Scottsdale. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, System Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited educational institution is required.
  • Four or more years of experience in design and operation of ITS.
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in a closely related field.

 Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:

  • Possession of an Arizona Professional Engineer’s license within 12 months of hire.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

  • Designs and prepares plans and specifications and cost estimates for ITS projects.
  • Develops and implements traffic signal timing and coordination plans.
  • Compile and analyze data pertinent to traffic signal operations, level of services and other performance measures.
  • Generates technical diagrams, engineering drawings, technical specifications related to traffic signals, ITS devices and communication network.
  • Reviews and comments on traffic signal, streetlighting and fiber design and construction plans.

Please select the link to see the full position posting and to apply: ITS Engineer | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

 

ITS Joint Program Office: What’s Available Today and the Vision for Tomorrow (Video)

The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Office has released this great video that summarizes ITS applications now and in the future.  You can click on the video to access their Youtube Channel for more great content.

 
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