Traffic Operations Engineers assist in coordinating traffic and transportation engineering activities including traffic control systems, street design, neighborhood traffic management, and development review of traffic and transportation issues as well as projects and programs for the purpose of improving traffic flow, increasing roadway and intersection capacity, reducing traffic accidents and promoting neighborhood traffic management. Engineers also participate in the preparation of complex transportation planning and traffic engineering plans, designs, specifications, and cost estimates, coordinate and review the work of project consultants, and direct technical functions in the design, acquisition of right-of-way and construction of transportation facilities. This position also entails directing the collection, analysis and interpretation of traffic data and survey results for accuracy in uses such data for technical studies, planning and setting goals. Finally, Traffic Operations Engineers coordinate activities with others including developers, governmental and private agencies, consultants, architects, contractors, vendors and the general public.
Required Skills & Abilities
Typical Salary$67,000 - $128,000
- Bachelor's degree required
- Master's degree sometimes preferred
- Major coursework in Civil Engineering or related field