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Arizona ITE / ITS Arizona St. Mary’s Distribution Center Volunteer Opportunity – Friday November 12

Please join us on Friday, November 12 from 7:30 – 10:30 am at the St. Mary’s Food Bank Distribution Center located at 3131 W. Thomas Road for another joint Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona Community Service and Outreach Committee event! 

We will be assisting the food bank by loading food boxes into vehicles and assisting with the general process.  Please respond to Brandon Forrey at Brandon.forrey@peoriaaz.gov by Wednesday, November 10 with names, ages (if under 18), and contact information.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age: 16 years old without an adult 
  • 12 years old with an adult
  • Please complete a Youth Release Form for all volunteers under 18 years old

DRESS CODE:

The comfort and safety of our volunteers is important. Due to health codes and safety precautions, a strict volunteer dress code is in effect. Volunteers MUST wear:

  • Closed-toe shoes (sneakers suggested).
  • All shirts must have sleeves (No tank tops, spaghetti straps, sleeveless, midriff or low-cut tops)
  • Pants, jeans, or workout attire preferred. Shorts are allowed at a respectable length. 

PARKING:

VOLUNTEER PARKING IS LIMITED. PLEASE CARPOOL AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! OVERFLOW PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT 3020 W. WINDSOR AVE., PHOENIX, AZ 85009 (PARKING MAP)

  • Please leave valuables, purses or backpacks in your vehicle for your safety and security.  St. Mary’s Food Bank is not responsible for lost and/or stolen items brought into our facilities.

 OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:

  • Provide a monetary donation: https://www.firstfoodbank.org/give/donate-food/
  • Every $1 gift provides food enough for 7 meals!
  • Bring/Donate the Top Ten Most Wanted Items
  • Cereal (boxes & cereal bars – whole grain, low sugar)
  • Rice (no bulk bags, please)
  • Beans (canned or dried)
  • Pasta
  • Tuna (canned or vacuum packed)
  • Canned Soups, Stews, Chili and Pastas
  • Diapers (children’s & adult’s)
  • Juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
  • Peanut Butter
 

AECOM Employment Opportunity – Senior Technology Engineer

Job Category Engineering – Civil
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 256694BR
Additional Locations US – Austin, TX – 13640 Briarwick Drive, Suite 200
Virtual: No

Job Summary

AECOM is searching for ITS Professional to support projects in Phoenix, Arizona.

AECOM believes infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

AECOM’s clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. AECOM is one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.
  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff’s specific area of expertise.
  • Approves and signs off on work.
  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.
  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.
  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.
  • Participates in development of technical proposals.
  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + (Eight) 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Certificates : Arizona PE required.
  • Knowledge/Experience: ITS Design; Traffic Signal Systems; Systems Engineering; Computer Aided Design (CAD) ; Signal Optimization ( Synchro);
  • Technical Skills: Microstation, AutoCAD, Microsoft Suite;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies such as Connected Vehicles and Automated Vehicles (CA/AV);
  • Simulation modeling using VISSIM;
  • Experience with development of ITS planning and architecture development;
  • Active participation in industry organizations;
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills
 

Please click here for more information and to apply for this opportunity.

 

Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – Traffic Control Technician

Opening Date: 10/26/21
Closing Date: 11/03/21 
Department: Transportation
Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary: $16.95 – $25.30 Hourly

About the Position

The Traffic Control Technician provides safe and efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The position exists to install and maintain roadway traffic control for construction zones under the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), County procedures, and quality standards.
 

Position Qualifications

Education:
  • High school diploma or GED 

Experience:

  • One year of traffic control, traffic operations experience, including installation and maintenance of traffic control devices 
  • One year of road maintenance, construction, or landscaping experience

 Other Requirements: 

  • Must possess or the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record by the time of hire.

MCDOT’s Preferred Candidate has:

  • American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Flagging, Traffic Control Technician, and Traffic Control Supervisor

Essential Job Tasks

The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position. 
  • Operates and maintains two-way radio communication and traffic control equipment, i.e., sandbagger, forklift, and skip loader        
  • Responds to and documents all emergency calls received
  • Completes daily written reports and enters information into Cartegraph Asset Management System
  • Sets-up, cleans, and maintains traffic control devices for lane closures, road closures, detours, by-passes, and shoulder work in County work zones following the MCDOT Traffic Control Manual, designed traffic control plans, and the MUTCD
  • Participates in mandatory overtime (on-call and 24-hour standby) for emergency response for regional events and annual Palo Verde exercises
  • Provides flagging for work zones using STOP/SLOW paddle and hand-held radios
  • Performs and documents pre-trip/post-trip inspections on all assigned equipment
  • Inspects barricades, lights, signs, sandbags, and sign spacing daily to ensure proper traffic control set-ups
  • Notifies dispatcher of traffic control set-ups when in process and upon completion and reports any signs that need to be replaced or changed
  • Provides traffic control set-ups for special events throughout Maricopa County as needed
  • Installs and programs message boards and speed monitors at traffic control set-ups
 
 

Please click here for more information and to apply for this opportunity.

 

2021 WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Scholarships

 

ATSSA’s Virtual “Traffic Signal Architecture Training” This Thursday!

ATSSA is hosting a great virtual pilot course for Traffic Signal Architecture.  Below are the details and how to register!

Register for the virtual “Traffic Signal Architecture Training” pilot course
Oct. 28, 2021, 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET (8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MT)
 
ATSSA’s new Traffic Signal Academy is developing a variety of courses focused on traffic signals. Register now for the pilot course, to be held virtually on Oct. 28.
 
This four-hour course is designed to provide an overview of the inner workings of a traffic signal cabinet and the connected technologies. It covers cabinet architectures, controller styles and detection technologies, as well as emerging technologies such as those provided for connected and automated vehicles. The presentation includes examples of the various styles of cabinet architecture and controller types to provide students with understanding and recognition when inside a traffic signal cabinet assembly. It also provides information on maintenance needs and requirements for equipment.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the requirements for certification through new ATSSA’s Traffic Signal Academy
  • Discuss the various traffic signal cabinet assembly architectures and controllers
  • Identify the various styles of architecture that work in each cabinet type
  • Define the requirements for connected-vehicle-ready signal hardware upgrades
  • Compare analog and digital architectures, including how the controller interfaces with the cabinet components
  • Discuss detection technologies for actuated operations
  • Describe connected vehicle technologies related to traffic signal operations (models, tools, data collection and dissemination)
Instructor: Matthew Weisman, P.E. is a traffic signal expert with both public and private sector experience. Mr. Weisman conceived, designed, built and managed the award winning ITS Advanced Traffic Management System in Gainesville, Fla. He teaches several courses on traffic signal systems and operations.
 
Session details:
  • Oct. 28 | 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET (8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MT)
  • Format: Virtual via Zoom
  • Cost: Free
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual meeting.