Traffic Signal Optimization Engineer (Engineer Sr. Civil 7028)
City of Greensboro, Transportation Department
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $69,739 - $92,985
Civil - Traffic Engineering
Civil - Transportation
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 03295
The City of Greensboro exists to partner with the community to build the desired quality of life for Greensboro. All of our actions are guided by our commitment to and measured by our success in building public trust and the future we and the community desires.
Critical to our success is maintaining a work environment which fosters employee commitment to public service and making a difference in the lives of our residents.
If this sounds like a purpose that you would like to share in, please consider the opportunity below.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
The Signal Optimization Engineer is responsible for the preparation and evaluation of arterial timing plans for the city street system. This individual will coordinate with GDOT signals field technicians to ensure proper controller operation to properly execute programmed timing plans. This employee will conduct various studies including travel time and saturation flow analysis to determine the effectiveness of the arterial timing plans. The employee will evaluate warrant studies to determine the need for the installation of new traffic signals. This individual will prepare design plans for new traffic signal installations, and modifications to existing traffic signals, and certify these plans with professional engineering licensing credentials. This employee coordinates with the safety staff at the Guilford County Schools Administration and schedules the programming and operation of all school zone flashers within the city.
This job is Exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards.
Bachelor’s degree with 4 or more years of engineering experience in traffic signal timing and design
"OR" an equivalency of an Associate’s Degree with 8 or more years of engineering experience in traffic signal timing and design
Valid Driver’s License
An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess (Preferred Qualifications):
Degree in Civil Engineering
Experience with local, state, and federal design standards including Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
Experience using signal optimization software packages such as Passer or Synchro
Experience with operational parameters of 2070-based traffic signal controllers including time-based coordination capabilities
Experience reading and interpreting engineering plans, specifications, and technical reports
Experience using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software to develop detailed design plans
Experience performing detailed GIS analysis using ESRI ArcMap
About City of Greensboro, Transportation Department
The Philosophy of the City of Greensboro is to be Purpose Driven, Data informed, and People Centered. Our Purpose is to continue serving our great community. The Data we collect will be used to inform our recommendations and the employees are in the Center of it all. This philosophy is incorporated in the City's recruitment and selection efforts. In order to serve the community, we are committed to hiring individuals that will continue to foster employee engagement and commitment to the public and making a difference in the lives of our residents.