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2024 ITSAZ Engineers Week Opportunity

The ITS Arizona Board has organized a number of schools and teachers throughout the valley that are interested in having professionals in the engineering industry come talk to their classes during Engineers Week (February 19-25)! Kids are getting excited about engineering! The classroom visits are anticipated to include an introduction to engineering and the ITS field and a hands on activity to connect to the engineering process. We are calling on those involved in the ITS or transportation community to visit a classroom in your area of town on the day of your availability to help participate in classrooms to celebrate Engineers Week in February. Below is what we have set up for volunteerism opportunities. The days are fairly flexible and the times are flexible as well. We are looking for a minimum of two volunteers for each location to step up to go show some elementary, junior high, or high school classes how cool engineering is and how they should follow in our footsteps! We have...

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ITS Arizona Future Cities Award Winner

ITS Arizona is an annual sponsor of the Best Future Transportation System award for the Engineers Week Future Cities Competition ( This annual event encourages middle school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by presenting a set of technical challenges over a four-month season culminating at a regional finals event that took place this past weekend. The technical challenge this year was Electrify Your Future – Design a 100% electrically powered city while keeping the environment healthy and safe. This year’s winner of ITS Arizona’s award is Platinum City – their innovative city located on the eastern coast of the Danish islands of Zealand and Amager in Denmark – they did a tremendous job of incorporating futuristic transportation system ideas into their City while leveraging the multiple modes that their City residents wanted to use to move around. The three team members from Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School developed a wonderful...

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UPDATE: Game Show Battle Room Joint ITE/ITS Event Jan 18th!

  We were informed that the registration link did not allow you to register as a guest.  This has been corrected so non-ITE members can sign up for this Thursday using the link below! Game Show Battle Rooms is the #1 new game show experience for everyone to enjoy! Get ready for one of the most fun and unforgettable events Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona has ever experienced! Face-off against your friends, coworkers, teammates, or competitors in custom arenas - all facilitated by game show hosts. It's time to battle! We have room for up to 64 AZITE and ITSAZ members - space is limited so hurry to get your spot in the most epic battle in 2024! Location: Game Show Battle Rooms 6909 West Ray Road Suite 29, Chandler, AZ 85226 Date: Thursday, January 18th Time: 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Cost: $20 Includes one drink ticket Register Here!

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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunities – Traffic Network Specialist (Signal Systems Specialist II)

ABOUT THIS POSITION Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the country, serving as Arizona's center of government, commerce, and culture. It is emerging in the new economy with strength in high technology, manufacturing, bioscience research and advanced business services. Phoenix is a young, progressive city, brimming with sports and cultural attractions, distinctive restaurants, fascinating museums, diverse residential options, and endless outdoor opportunities.  The Streets Transportation Department is seeking a Traffic Network Management Specialist (Signal Systems Specialist II) to join our team.  This position supervises two Electronic Systems Specialist positions who oversee the operation of the City’s Traffic Management Center (TMC) Network. The TMC manages the City’s 1,200 signalized intersections through the Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS). Duties include directing and assisting Electronic Systems Specialists engaged in such technical duties as...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Arterial Operations Program Manager

Closing Date: 10/13/2023 Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $86,000.00 - $125,000.00 Annually About the Position As the Arterial Operations Program Manager, you will manage the operations and supervise related staff within the MCDOT Traffic Management Center (TMC). This includes the management of traffic signal operations, traveler information dissemination, and operations of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) systems on MCDOT and regional roadways to improve traffic flows and safety on MCDOT and regional roadways.   Position Qualifications We Require A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field Four years of engineering experience or in a related field Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, or by the technical board of another state with the ability to obtain Arizona Registration within six months of employment We Also Value...

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City of Mesa Employment Opportunity – Senior Transportation Engineer

Opening Date: 09/22/2023 Department: Transportation Job Type: Full-Time Location: Mesa, Arizona Salary: $84,195.07 - $124,603.65 Annually About the Position Under general supervision, the Senior Transportation Engineer performs responsible, professional engineering work within the Traffic Engineering section of the Transportation Department.  This class performs related work as required. Employees in this class perform the full range of professional engineering assignments within the Transportation Department.  Work involves the application of skilled engineering knowledge to a variety of difficult traffic engineering problems, as well as frequent professional contacts with the public.  In addition, a Senior Transportation Engineer may direct and review the work performed by lower level professional, paraprofessional, and technical staff.  Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent, professional judgment and initiative in making technical...

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – ITS Network Engineer

Closing Date: 09/28/2023 Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $67,600 - 109,200 annually   About the Position The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Network Engineer assists with the operation and maintenance of the MCDOT ITS network.  In this role in the Traffic Technology Branch, you will support the ITS Network Administrator, ensuring the reliability and security of MCDOT’s critical ITS infrastructure, located both in the field and in the Traffic Management Center.  Responsibilities include network monitoring and system maintenance, technical support and troubleshooting, configuration and deployment, technical assistance with Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Division programs and projects, and documentation of ITS infrastructure equipment and systems, including performance monitoring.   Proud to Offer Perform work with a greater purpose Opportunities for growth and...

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Employment Opportunity with Arizona DOT – ITS Technology & Data Manager

  Closing Date: 08/21/23 Job Type: Full-Time Requisition Identifier: 519798 Location: Phoenix, AZ Salary: $ 111,247 - $ 121,247 Under the general direction of the Assistant State Engineer, this position will be the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Technology Program Administrator 3. This position will be responsible for managing and leading activities for the ITS Technology team and supervising staff within the Systems Technology Group. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the system technology program, monitoring system performance and data management, identifying viable technologies and innovative processes, developing an evaluation process to assess effectiveness of ITS technologies, and overseeing pilot programs that support Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) initiatives. The ITS Technology Program Administrator 3 will provide expertise and assistance to appropriate groups within Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT),...

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2023 Conference Early Bird Pricing Ends this Month!

The ITS Arizona Conference is a two-day conference, beginning with a half-day technical workshop on Day One. Day Two will include technical sessions on the latest ITS planning, implementation and research will be presented by public agency representatives, practitioners, planners and researchers from Arizona and around the country. Draft program is on the conference webpage. SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS: THANK YOU TO THE 2023 SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS!!! There are a few opportunities remain to serve as a sponsor or exhibitor this year including a few medal sponsorships, single booth exhibitors. Does your company have a promotional item (pen, pencils, USB drives, etc.) that you would like to provide within the attendee gift bag? If so, please email Srini Goundla at A total of 450 units are requested for inclusion in the gift bag. Please register using the: Sponsors and Exhibitors Online Form INDIVIDUALS & SPEAKERS: Individual registrants and speakers from the...

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