Iowa Department of Administrative Services Professional Traffic Operations Engineer in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Professional Traffic Operations Engineer

Salary

$78,852.80 - $112,174.40 Annually

Location

Council Bluffs - 51501 - Pottawattamie County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Job Number

19-01041

Closing

11/15/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Scott Schram at scott.schram@iowadot.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking to fill a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (Senior Transportation Engineer) to assist the state.

Professional Traffic Operations Engineer

Bring your skills to the Iowa DOT where you will enjoy a competitive salary and hard-to-beat benefits including:

  • 40-hour work week

  • Flexible schedule

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Paid vacation leave, sick leave, and family leave

  • Health insurance as low as $40/month ($148/month for family)

  • Paid professional development opportunities

  • Excellent retirement pension (retirement eligible when your age + service years is at least 88)

  • Employer-matched supplemental retirement account contributions

  • Working with professional, friendly, and talented people

  • Plus much more....

What You Will Do as the District 4 TSMO Engineer (Transportation Systems Management and Operations)

  • Administer, oversee and coordinate the TSMO activities for District 4, which includes 17 counties, 100+ cities, and the major metro areas of West Des Moines and Council Bluffs.

  • Serve as the District's traffic expert

  • Manage traffic flow on the primary system

  • Create traffic control plans on projects

  • Deploy ITS technology

  • Develop Staging Plans

  • Manage the District Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Program

  • Analyze systems data and manage system performance

  • Investigate and provide solutions to operational concerns

  • Review traffic safety and impact studies

  • Participate in agency initiatives for engagement, growth, and improvement.

The position is responsible to provide authoritative advice to District Engineer and serve on the District Management Team. The position actively collaborates with the Statewide TSMO Program Manager, Assistant District Engineer, and District Staff Engineers. All TSMO Program areas and services are coordinated collaboratively, including technologies and services for: the Traffic Management Center (TMC), Traffic Incident

Management (TIM), Emergency Transportation Operations (ETO), Intelligent Transportation Systems(ITS), Emergency Management, monitoring of Work Zone Operations (WZO), and TSMO research and decision support.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must have, or within one year of appointment, must obtain an active Professional Traffic Operations Engineer Certificate (PTOE) from the Transportation Professional Certification Board (http://www.tpcb.org/PTOE/default.asp)

You can expect us to provide:

  • A positive work environment

  • State of the art technology

  • Professional Development Opportunities

Shift: Days.

Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Licensed as a professional engineer, and the equivalent of four years of full-time licensed professional transportation or related civil engineering experience. Must have, or prior to appointment, must obtain an active Iowa professional engineering license through the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau – Engineering and Land Surveying Examination Board;

OR

a Masters degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural or transportation engineering; or an area closely related to transportation engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to eighteen months of full-time experience as a Transportation Engineer Specialist or Transportation Engineering Manager.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

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Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

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Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Are you licensed as a professional engineer?IF YES– How many years of full-time licensed professional transportation or related civil engineering experience do you have? (Note - Must have, or prior to appointment, must obtain an active Iowa professional engineering license through the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau – Engineering and Land Surveying Examination Board)

  • I am not licensed as a professional engineer

  • No experience to less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years to less than three years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Three years to less than four years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Four years or more work experience in the identified areas

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Do you have a master's degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural or transportation engineering; or an area closely related to transportation engineering?

IF YES– How many years of full-time licensed professional transportation or related civil engineering experience do you have?

  • I do not have a masters degree in the identified areas

  • No experience to less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years to less than three years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Three years or more work experience in the identified areas

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Are you a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)? IF YES – Do you have 18 months of full-time work experience in the classification of Transportation Engineer Specialist or Transportation Engineering Manager for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a State of Iowa employee

  • No – I do not have 18 months of experience in the identified classifications

  • Yes – I have 18 or more months of full-time work experience in the identified classifications

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Address

800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010

Website

http://www.iowadot.gov/index.html#/services

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