The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for the position of Associate Traffic Engineer. There is currently one vacancy in the Public Works Department - Traffic Engineering Division. This position will monitor and handle transportation related duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The Associate Traffic Engineer evaluates, conducts, and processes a variety of transportation projects including, but not limited to, traffic study review, traffic requests, traffic plans, improvement plans, subdivision maps, radar speed surveys, traffic signal timing and coordination, bicycle paths and pedestrian walkways and access routes. Performs accident analysis, field surveys, and makes appropriate recommendations. Conducts studies of street and intersection capacity and recommends necessary street changes for improved traffic movement; plans and coordinates traffic and speed surveys; plans traffic signal, traffic sign, street light, striping and other control devices for locations; develops plans, estimates, and special provisions for electrical contract work involving traffic signal and safety lighting systems. Coordinates traffic signal installation projects and operates the Transportation Management Center. Reviews and provides reports and documents on various transportation studies and development plans for private developments, engineers and contractors. Prepares written reports and studies on transportation related studies and projects; represents the City in community and professional meetings. Coordinates traffic-calming, signing, striping, and construction activities with other agencies and citizen groups including school districts, Caltrans, SANDAG, North County Transit District and other local, state and federal agencies, and other City departments. Produces graphics, maps and plans using Auto Cad. Consults with supervisor regarding difficult and problematic issues and keeps him/her informed as to the course of action.
Experience and Training
Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible traffic engineering or transportation planning experience.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate from the California State Board of
Registration for Professional Engineers.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Note: Registration by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is highly desirable.
About City of Oceanside
Oceanside, California, is the northern most city in San Diego County centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego. With 3.5 miles of beach, a 1,000 boat slip harbor, the largest of the California missions and several regional museums, Oceanside offers year-round perfect weather and easy access to all of Southern California attractions. Oceanside is committed to providing great services to the residents, visitors, and the business community.
The City spans 42 square miles of northern San Diego County, with a population of over 178,000. The City employs over 1000 full-time, part-time and hourly extra-help employees. Located just 35 miles north of San Diego and 83 miles south of Los Angeles, Oceanside offers a unique combination of outstanding location, well-priced available land and multiple resources.