Closing Date: 05/14/2023
Department: Transportation
Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary: $65,312 – 92,352 annually


About the Position

The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technology Engineer has a passion and aptitude for new and emerging technology and incorporating it within MCDOT. In this role in the Traffic Technology Branch, you will be responsible for the development, testing, and implementation of various ITS and Connected Vehicle (CV) technologies, including communication, detection, and signal control systems. You will also be responsible for managing associated projects and providing support for the MCDOT SmartDriveSM Program, the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Lab, and the continued development and expansion of these efforts with our regional partners.


Proud to Offer

    • Perform work with a greater purpose
    • Opportunities for growth and development within Maricopa County
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Exceptional work-life balance, with hybrid and alternative work schedule options
    • Low-cost, high-value healthcare for you and your qualifying dependents
    • Enrollment in Arizona State Retirement System
    • Paid vacation, sick, and parental (birth/adoption) leaves
    • Extensive wellness program, including healthcare premium discounts
    • Employee discounts for goods and services

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MCDOT Requires

  • Bachelor’s degree in an ITS-related field, such as Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Systems Engineering or a related field
  • Two years of professional pre-registration experience in Civil, Traffic, or Transportation Engineering, traffic signal operations, timing, maintenance, or ITS
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver’s license by the time of hire
  • Certification as an Engineer-in-Training may substitute for the aforementioned experience
  • An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis


Job Contributions

  • Management of the MCDOT SmartDriveSM Program and TSMO Lab, including modeling and analyzing performance
  • Project administration, management, troubleshooting, and delivery of New and Emerging Technology and Connected Vehicle-related projects
  • Research and test new and emerging technologies and opportunities to partner with vendors and local agency partners through AZTech and other organizations
  • Design ITS infrastructure improvements using new technology
  • Coordination with other TSMO Branches and MCDOT Divisions on technology deployment and implementation opportunities
  • Represent MCDOT on ITS technical committees
  • Pursue grant funding opportunities and proposal development and submission, including technical analysis

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