Transportation, Department of
Candidates must possess a New York State Professional Engineer License and current registration. To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.
Under the direction of a Professional Engineer 2, successful candidate will supervise a section within the Traffic Engineering and Safety Group. The primary responsibilities of this position may include but are not limited to the following:
Oversee design, development, evaluation, and deployment of technology related to traffic engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
Supervise technical staff and consultant contracts in the preparation of engineering studies/ designs/ reviews/ reports and operational tasks.
Stay updated on industry standards, regulations and emerging technologies related to ITS. Develop and review technical specifications for ITS components and systems.
Provide technical support during the design, construction, and maintenance phases of ITS projects.
Supervise routine maintenance of ITS equipment, including cameras, sensors, dynamic message signs and communication infrastructure. Coordinate with contractors, vendors, local government agencies and other stakeholders as necessary.
Draft, review and negotiate consultant contracts; monitor contract performance and deliverables; collaborate with Contract Management Bureau to ensure consistency with organizational policies and procedures.
Prepare technical correspondence for written and oral presentation. Represent the Department at meetings with local officials and the general public.
Review, evaluate, and respond to concerns raised by elected officials, or the public.
Conduct traffic operations and safety studies in response to inquiries from the public, elected officials, or as requested by the Regional Traffic Engineer.
Perform other special /miscellaneous assignments at the direction of the supervisor.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Salary is to include an additional $3087 location pay.
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