Traffic Engineering Technician

5.08.2021 hccgKC Careers

Traffic Engineering Technician

Job ID 173

The City of Overland Park has a full-time Traffic Engineering Technician position available in the Public Works Department.  The successful candidate may be hired at the entry or Sr. level, depending on experience.  Responsibilities:  Performs preliminary investigations, planning, design, and operation of traffic control devices including signs, signals, lighting, and pavement markings. Visits work site, collects field data, and monitors construction work. Drafts required engineering drawings, graphs and charts. Processes traffic accident reports and maintains computer databases, files, and traffic division inventory maps. Assists with monitoring and operation of the Overland Park Traffic Control System (OPTCS). Monitors OPTCS computers, peripheral equipment, and controller clocks in the field. Processes traffic accident reports and maintains computer databases, files, and traffic division inventory maps. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal.

Requirements: Basic education with additional courses in traffic or civil and electrical or computer engineering, drafting, surveying and research techniques or an equivalent combination for formal education and experience. Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license. Must maintain an insurable driving record. Must have or obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) within 12 months of employment with the City. One year of experience or equivalent levels of experience in a technical field and/or office traffic engineering paraprofessional work such as traffic signal operation, design and inspection, traffic engineering data collection, investigations and studies, work zone traffic control designs and inspections, and surveying and drafting. Traffic Engineering Technician, Sr: Above requirements including education plus certification necessary in at least two NICET, ATSSA, OR IMSA specialties. Four years of experience, or equivalent level of experience, in technical field and/or office traffic engineering paraprofessional work such as traffic signal operation, design and inspection, traffic engineering data collection, investigations and studies, work zone traffic control designs and inspections, and surveying and drafting. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical. 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Mon.-Thu. II: $21.75 -$27.20/hr., Sr: 24.53-$30.67/hr. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at www.opkansas.org. If unable to apply online, visit the HR Office between 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., M-F.

City of Overland Park

Human Resources Dept.

8500 Santa Fe Drive

Overland Park, KS  66212

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