$23.38-$33.33 Hourly / $4,052.53-$5,777.20 Monthly / $48,630.40-$69,326.40 Yearly
Performs operational field studies and analysis of traffic volume, direction of flow, turning patterns, etc. to assist in determining if warrants are met for placement of traffic signs or signals; sets tube sensor configurations at appropriate locations; evaluates sensor configurations, starting times and count interval increments to accurately program the computerized counting equipment; collects traffic data to establish impact of new construction on the traffic system so that impact fees can be determined.
Conducts speed studies to identify speeding problems and assist the police department with prioritizing placement of officers for speed checks; conducts surveys to collect traffic data for new or revised speed restrictions, passing zones, traffic signals, etc.
Maintains database of pending count locations; builds database of concurrency and special count request locations; downloads counter data into computer; establishes parameters for computer analysis; tests automated counters and other equipment to ensure proper functioning and traffic counts; responds to inquiries of residents, business owners and others as to purpose of studies being conducted.
Performs a variety of general traffic maintenance section duties; assists with sign shop fabrication work and field installation of signs; works at special event functions, installing traffic cones and barricades, placing directional signs, setting up detour signs, directing pedestrian flow, etc.; assists with markings installation and maintenance; assists with dispatch and with maintaining division inventory.
Performs related work as required.
Some knowledge of: MapInfo, Access, Excel and Power Point software; basic record keeping.
Working knowledge of: methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in traffic control data collection and studies; methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in traffic maintenance work (pavement marking; sign fabrication and installation; etc.).
Considerable knowledge of: occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the general public; maintain accurate records and prepare concise reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; perform duties requiring strength and stamina, out of doors and in inclement weather.
Skill in: operation, maintenance and use of power and hand tools and equipment used in traffic maintenance work, including sign fabrication tools and equipment; making field measurements using tape measures and other equipment as needed.