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City of Mesa Employment Opportunity – Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer

  An Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer is responsible for managing and directing the functions and operations of the ITS group, which is comprised of two distinct areas (systems and field), within the Traffic Engineering Division of the Transportation Department.  This class is responsible for supervising professional and technical staff both directly and through subordinate supervisors, and preparing and monitoring the ITS section’s budget.  Duties include:  managing the planning, design, operations, implementation, and maintenance of the City’s ITS (495 traffic signals, fiber communications network, and Traffic Management Center); developing and evaluating telecommunications plans and systems, including both wired and wireless components; developing time of day traffic signal plans; managing ITS development, including database development, systems analysis, engineering analysis, testing, documentation, and communications systems operations and...

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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunities – Sign Specialist II & Signing/Striping Trades Helper

ABOUT THESE POSITIONS The Street Transportation Department provides for the safe, efficient, and convenient movement of people and goods on city streets, and supports citywide construction projects through the office of the City Engineer. Sign Specialist II - Street Transportation The Street Transportation Department is hiring for Sign Specialist II. This position performs skilled tasks in the design and fabrication of signs. Duties include using specialized computers, scanners, software, plotters, silk screening equipment, engravers, and other processes to create standard or customized signs. Types of signs produced include traffic signs and other exterior signs, as well as interior building signs such as directional signs, ADA and life safety signs, banners, and name plates. Types of sign material include aluminum, vinyl, plastic, brass, glass, and wood, among others. Work involves interacting with customers or vendors to discuss needs and to advise on different methods, materials,...

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2022 ITS Arizona 29th Annual Conference – Updates!

This year’s ITS Arizona Annual Conference is quickly approaching!  We wanted to provide some updates on how this year's conference planning is going. As in previous years, Day One of the 2022 conference will begin with lunch and a half-day technical workshop followed by the Reception with entertainment, drinks, and appetizers. Day Two will feature technical sessions on the latest ITS planning, implementation, and research efforts. Presentations will be given by presented by public agency representatives, practitioners, planners, and researchers from Arizona and around the country. For more details and to sign up, head over to our Conference Page!   Sponsors and Exhibitors Thank you to the 40+ sponsors and exhibitors that have already signed up!  We still have a few sponsorships available so reserve your spot quickly before they run out. Individual Registration We already have over 100 registrations for this years Conference.  If you haven't already signed up, make...

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2022 AASHTO Committee on Transportation System Operations Annual Meeting is in Scottsdale!

The 2022 AASHTO Committee on Transportation Systems Operations (CTSO) is holding their annual meeting in Scottsdale September 6-9, 2022.  This meeting was last held in our region in 2013 and is a great opportunity for local transportation professionals to participate in the discussions. Meeting highlights include: A celebration of ten years of TSMO with keynote address and two blue ribbon panels—a Roundtable of state DOT CEOs and a Panel of past and present CTSO chairs--reflecting on TSMO’s evolution and what the next ten years might bring An in-depth look at the Transportation Operations Manual and the next steps for its final approval, publication, dissemination, and use The highly anticipated annual state DOT Roundtable sharing TSMO innovations and best practices Interactive Knowledge Sessions on TSMO topics Launch of the Traveler Information Systems Community of Practice Nonstop networking opportunities! And much more! Here is the link to register for the meeting MEETING...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Civil Engineer (Traffic)

Closing Date: 7/7/2022 11:59 PM Arizona Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $72,280.00 - $99,840.00 Annually   About the Position The Civil Engineer - Traffic Design provides traffic engineering/traffic management expertise in design, review and approval of traffic engineering projects and traffic components of multidisciplinary projects. The incumbent acts as a lead and is responsible for complex assignments requiring technical proficiency, outside-the-box creativity and exercise initiative and independent judgment to create new designs that improve people's lives.    Position Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Experience: Three years of professional traffic engineering/traffic management experience, including reviewing and designing plans, specifications, and estimates  Other Requirements: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Arizona State Board of Technical...

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2022 ITS Arizona Summer Interns- Meet Tianhao and Mayur!

ITS Arizona’s annual internship program provides on-the-job experience and mentoring for students aspiring to be a professional in the transportation and technology disciplines. This year, ITS Arizona and AECOM are co-sponsoring two interns: Tianhao Wu from University of California, Barkley, and Mayur Patil from Arizona State University, Tempe. Tianhao and Mayur will be working with AECOM Arizona Technology Team under the supervision and mentorship of Rumpa Dey, PE, PTOE, AECOM Technology Group Manager and David Lucas, ITS Arizona President & MCDOT Traffic Technology Branch Manager. Tianhao holds B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and currently pursuing M.S. in Systems Engineering with a focus on applying data sciences in civil engineering fields. Tianhao is passionate about smart mobilities and emerging technologies in transportation. As an autonomous vehicles enthusiast, his career goal is to popularize autonomous driving systems and build...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Senior ITS Specialist

Closing Date: Continuous Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $75,608.00 - $115,440.00 Annually About the Position In this role, the Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Specialist designs, manages, and maintains MCDOT's Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), fiber optic, and wireless communications infrastructure. Provides technical deployment, integration, testing, and evaluation of MCDOT ITS systems and devices. Position Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electronics, or a related field Experience: Four years of related electronics or IT/ITS installation and maintenance experience, OR An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.    Other Requirements:  Must possess or have the ability...

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ITS Arizona Technical Workshop June 13, 2022

ITS Arizona is hosting a technical workshop on June 13th, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Registration is $20 which includes lunch and drinks. Topic: WZDx Lunch and Learn  Speakers: Adam Graham | Chief Product Manager |; April Wire | Traffic Operations Branch Manger | MCDOT Location: MCDOT Admin Building- Apache/Cochise/Maricopa Rooms Leading transportation technology provider, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) have created the most robust Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) feed to date, the first and only to utilize statewide data. The program is part of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) effort to improve work zone safety by standardizing and sharing real-time work zone data across all 50 states. For, working with NCDOT is a natural progression. The company has been directly involved in the development of WZDx, virtually since the beginning. Chief Product Manager Adam Graham has been a regular contributor to the...

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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunity – Traffic Engineer III

ABOUT THIS POSITION The Streets Transportation Department is seeking a motivated and dedicated Traffic Engineer III. This position involves the application of professional traffic engineering knowledge and skills to a variety of engineering functions including design, construction, and operation and maintenance of traffic signals, traffic signal systems, street lighting, signing, striping, work zone traffic control, and/or related traffic management activities. The required work involves the performance of very difficult and exacting assignments relative to planning, designing, analyzing data and information on traffic engineering projects. Duties include studying traffic engineering problems and developing plans for improvements; designing plans for safe control and flow of traffic; answering complaints from the public; conferring with department and division heads on mutual and related problems; investigating complaints; and speaking on traffic engineering subjects to interested...

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