UDOT Region 2 Traffic Engineer

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Blog |

State of Utah Logo STATE OF UTAH
invites applications for the position of:

Region Traffic Engineer

SALARY: $29.97 – $47.54 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 05/31/17
CLOSING DATE: 06/07/17 11:59 PM
BENEFITS: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
RECRUITER NAME: Jamie Anderson
RECRUITER EMAIL ADDRESS: jlanderson@utah.gov
SCHEDULE CODE: B – Competitive Career Service – Employment in this position requires a probationary period.
SCHEDULE CODE DESCRIPTION: This position requires a 12 month probationary period. Current State employees who have already passed a probationary period will not be required to complete another one.
EEO STATEMENT: The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Reasonable accommodations provided to known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, contact the Dept. of Human Resource Mgmt. at 801-538-3025 or TTY 801-538-3696.
The Utah Department of Transportation is currently looking for a Region Traffic Engineer (Engineering Manager I).Job Description
This position is responsible for all traffic and safety functions for Region 2 including representing traffic operations engineering in project development teams, providing assistance in concept and scoping of projects.

Principal Duties
The Region Traffic Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and responding to both public and private concerns on operational areas and on issues related to traffic engineering.
  • Coordinating with central traffic and safety and maintenance division to develop safety spot improvement projects.
  • The development of scope, cost and construction of the safety spot improvement projects.
  • Applying the knowledge and techniques of engineering in planning, developing, designing, review, and construction of state transportation projects.

The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate for this position will have experience in Traffic Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be registered as a professional engineer in Utah in accordance with the provisions of Utah Code Annotated 58-22.
  • Must have 2 years of engineering experience following licensure as a PE
  • Bachelors degree or higher in civil engineering from an accredited university

This position may be filled at the Engineer III level for applicants who do not meet the preferences listed for an Engineering Manager I. In order to qualify at the Engineer III level, applicants must be registered as a professional engineer in accordance with the provisions of Utah Code Annotated 58-22.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Click HERE to view a summary of the benefits we offer.

The Agency
For more information about our agency click here.

  • Sets goals, establishes priorities, manages resources, develops concepts and approaches, reviews projects progress and results; makes management decisions.
  • Oversees the development, evaluation or review of plans and criteria for a variety of activities; assesses feasibility of proposed plans, projects and equipment.
  • Plans and manages projects and/or programs. Writes (or discusses) project/program plan(s), recommendation(s) and/or finding(s).
  • Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Develops, directs, and/or evaluates programs.
  • Coordinates and/or acts as a liaison between agency or work unit and other agencies, work units, organizations, suppliers, etc.
  • Participates in the selection of consulting engineers, oversees and reviews their work product.
Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and/or trainable after entry into position:

  • knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of civil engineering
  • knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of group dynamics and/or team development
  • ability to use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions
  • ability to work with or contribute to a work group or team to complete assigned task(s)
  • ability to use automated software applications
  • ability to supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, making hiring/termination recommendations, etc.
  • ability to identify the best person for a task, delegate assignments, and direct people as they work
  • ability to manage a work force to ensure fair employment practices
  • ability to speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
  • ability to communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
  • ability to establish objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives
  • ability to coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and/or organization(s)
  • ability to conduct a methodical examination
  • ability to evaluate information against a set of standards
  • ability to make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
Physical Requirements: Sedentary – Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts; driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.Working Conditions: Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.

Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader.

The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. The State provides reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, please contact the Department of Human Resource Management at (801) 538-3025 or TTY (801) 538-3696.
https://statejobs.utah.gov2120 State Office Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114


Position #12417


Region Traffic Engineer Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Please indicate how you heard about this specific job posting.
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* 2. As part of this application process, you must provide your work history in the work history section of your application. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Your answers to the questions on this application must be supported by your work history, otherwise you may not receive credit. I have read and understand these statements.
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* 3. Are you a current UDOT employee?
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* 4. Do you have a PE license in Utah?
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* 5. How many years of engineering experience do you have following your licensure as a PE?
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* 6. Do you have any experience in the design and/or management of roadway systems?
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* 7. Do you have experience working with agencies outside of UDOT?
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8. Do you have any work experience dealing with the public on a one on one basis?
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* 9. Do you have any relatives who currently work for UDOT? Per UDOT Policy, relatives are defined as: spouse, child, parent, and sibling (including in-laws and step relatives), grandparent, grandchild, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, or cohabitating employees.
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10. If you do have relatives working for UDOT, please list the name, relationship, and work location for each relative.
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