This position will serve as the Traffic Engineer for the University. The Traffic Engineer's primary responsibilities include conducting traffic studies, reviewing signal and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) operations, determining proper pavement markings and traffic signage, conducting Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) reviews and ensuring safe and efficient traffic control around construction projects and special events. Oversees traffic and engineering studies, analyzes traffic operations and all other factors for selection, use and installation of proper traffic control devices for both signalized and non-signalized intersections. Makes recommendations for university traffic control needs, roadway improvements, etc. Reviews construction plans for proper traffic control including detour routes and signal timing. Reviews projects and zoning codes on and around campus to determine traffic impacts on university roads. Coordinates traffic management issues with local municipalities. Responsible for maintaining the university's transportation model, thoroughfare planning and multi-modal transportation initiatives, as well as event traffic logistics, modeling and recommendations. Represents the university at various meetings and committees related to traffic control and roadway safety, including Parking Concessionaire meetings regarding the location of parking facilities and their associated impact on traffic demand and the roadway network. Reviews accident OH-1 reports and recommends safety improvements. Assures annual signal inspections are conducted and that corrective actions are taken such as conflict monitor testing. Oversees the university's signal maintenance contract. Partners with the Department of Public Safety and event management personnel for football games and other high priority events to ensure safe and efficient traffic flow and proper use of vehicle barricades.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; possession of a valid State of Ohio certificate as a registered Professional Engineer; five years of experience as a professional engineer in charge of transportation engineering work.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification; experience working on multiple major engineering projects; relevant IMSA certifications and experience with traffic simulation software.
Target Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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