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Traffic Control Systems Engineer (ODOT18-1629oc)
SALEM OR 97309
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Traffic Control Systems Engineer (ODOT18-1629oc)
Traffic Control Systems Engineer (ODOT18-1629oc)


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Traffic Control Systems Engineer (ODOT18-1629oc)





Salary




$64,224.00 - $94,872.00 Annually






Location




Salem, OR








Job Type




Permanent






Department




Transportation-Highway








Job Number




ODOT18-1629oc












Closing




Continuous

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Description





Announcement: ODOT18-1629oc

Traffic Control Systems Engineer - Professional Engineer 1

Highway Division - Technical Services and Engineering Branch

Salem




ODOT's Traffic Engineering Unit oversees the use of temporary and permanent traffic control devices to provide for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods.


We are recruiting for a traffic control systems engineer to join our team in Salem. This person provides technical expertise and leadership in the development, evaluation, and deployment of new technology related to traffic signal control systems and software.


We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.


Additional Details:




+ Open until Filled: This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Monday, 06/11/2018 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

+ Under-Fill: The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at a professional engineer 1 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for an associate in engineering 2 ($4,194 - $6,194 monthly) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate acquires a professional engineer's license. Under-filling will not exceed six months.

+ Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).










Duties & Responsibilities






+ Develop and evaluate traffic control strategies.

+ Serve as liaison for traffic control system research and development projects.

+ Lead the transition of new technology from test phase to mainstream technology.

+ Develop partnerships for ensuring interoperability of traffic control systems equipment deployed in Oregon.

+ Recommend and implement statewide traffic signal control system standards.

+ Maintain central system database and operations.

+ Design illumination projects including developing plans, specifications, and estimates under the direction of the illumination engineer.

+ Review contractor submittals and provide engineering support for construction.

+ Review and approve designs, specifications, estimates, and other reports produced by consultants.

+ Plan, provide, and/or arrange training on new technology and standards for implementation, operation, and maintenance.

+ Recommend, develop, and monitor preventative maintenance strategies.

+ Research, develop, and implement standards, specifications, and procedures for illuminate design statewide.

+ Review plans, specifications, and engineering estimates prepared by region tech centers, consultants, and local agencies.

















Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills



Minimum Qualifications:

A valid professional engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, electrical and computer, control systems or other transportation-related engineering.



Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration in the state of Oregon within six months of hire.



Associate in Engineering 2 Minimum Qualifications (Under-Fill Option):

Completion of and passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and one year of experience applying professional engineering theory, principles and methods.



Associate in Engineering 2 Under-Fill Special Qualifications:

To be eligible for the associate in engineering 2 under-fill option, a candidate must have his/her valid professional engineer's license in hand (the ability to stamp) within six months of hire. As the PE exam is offered twice a year, in most cases, this will mean applicants must have already met all PE licensing requirements (e.g. completed required education and training, passed the FE and PE exams, etc.) and submitted their complete PE license application to the PE licensing body.



Special Qualifications:

Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).



Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.



+ Professional engineer (PE) license based in electrical and computer or control systems engineering.

+ Experience in electrical engineering such as control systems, systems engineering, electronics, and communications.

+ Experience leading group collaboration.

+ Experience working with a variety of personalities and people with differing and diverse opinions.







Working Conditions:



+ Work is performed in a typical office environment with occasional field work.

+ Field work may be at night or involve exposure to heavy traffic.

+ Occasional travel, including overnight and out-of-state travel is required.







Additional Information



Instructions:

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please follow these steps.



+ Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. There is no need to attach a resume to your application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.

+ The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.

+ Complete the supplemental questions.




Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.



Pre-employment Checks:

We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates who are not current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.



Veteran's Points:

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name] DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability Letter." Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

Note: DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.



Work Authorization:

ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.



Questions and Application Support:



+ For questions about the job announcement, call 503-986-7146 or email odotrecruitmentEM@odot.state.or.us.

+ For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-855-524-5627 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT M-F. If you leave a voicemail message, it may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email Technical Support at support@governmentjobs.com.





We encourage you to print or save a PDF copy of your application.



Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895



ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact the employee civil rights and diversity manager at 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.

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Core benefits


Medical, vision and dental insurance




+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members



+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance


Retirement benefits





+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)



+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs



**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Paid leaves and other benefits





+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation



+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments



+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year



+ Ten paid holidays a year


The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.


Optional benefits





+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents



+ Long-term and short-term disability



+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment



+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)



+ Flexible spending accounts



+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.




The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.







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