APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
DIVISION: TRANSPORTATION & DRAINAGE OPERATIONS
SECTION: TRAFFIC ENGINEERING OPERATIONS
REPORTING LOCATION: 6922 Old Katy Road*
WORKDAYS & HOURS: *M – F, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.*
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The posting is for a supervising engineer for the traffic signal engineering group of the Transportation and Drainage service line.
The selected candidate will supervise a team of engineers and transportation technical staff located at Transtar. The selected candidate responsibilities include:
Responds to citizens concerning various traffic related issues and complaints; develop corrective actions and follow to ensure implementation.
Supervise the development, implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of traffic signal timing plans for all new and rebuilt signalized intersections.
Manage traffic signal performance improvement program to ensure signal coordination and progression are in place along major corridors.
Operate the and supervise the City’s Traffic Management Center.
Utilize Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) components such as Advance Traffic Management System (ATMS), Closed Circuit Television cameras (CCTV), Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and Blue Tooth data collection devices to remotely monitor and enhance traffic signal operation and arterial streets safety and efficiency.
Reviewing traffic signal engineering construction plans for compliancy with City of Houston design manual requirements.
Oversees the inspection of traffic signal construction projects for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to prescribed standards of quality and safety.
Review the accuracy and quality of work performed by Maintenance Section technicians for all work orders issued for installation and repair of existing infrastructure, including pedestrian signals, push buttons, vehicular signals, pavements markings, signs, detections and other signalized intersection components.
Assist the managing engineer in reviewing and evaluating traffic impact analysis and variance requests.
Coordinate wit all partner agencies such as Metro, Texas Department of Transportation and the Counties.
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has some discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are occasional minor discomforts from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air conditions. The position may involve extensive use of a video display terminal.
This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.