Transportation Systems Management and Operations Engineer (TSMO / Transportation Engineer Senior)
Salary $86,528.00 - $123,115.20 Annually Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA Job Type Full-time Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation Job Number 23-02701 Closing 3/12/2023 11:59 PM Central Point of Contact Tony Gustafson, Tony Gustafson@Iowadot.us Job Description The Transportation Systems Management and Operations Engineer (TSMO / Transportation Engineer Senior) responsible for providing authoritative advice to the District Engineer and serve on the District Management Team. The position actively collaborates with the Statewide TSMO Program Manager, Assistant District Engineer, and District Staff Engineers.All TSMO program areas and services are coordinated collaboratively, including technologies and services for: The Traffic Management Center (TMC), Traffic Incident Management (TIM), Emergency Transportation Operations (ETO), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Emergency Management, monitoring of Work Zone Operations (WZO), and TSMO research and decision support. Iowa DOT’s Mission is Making Lives Better Through Transportation. To accomplish our Mission, the person selected for this position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the Iowa DOT’s five CORE values: Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception. Location: District 1 office in Ames, Iowa Shift: Days, Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Pay Range: $86,528.00 to $123,155.20 annually As a TSMO Engineer, your duties will include, but are not limited to:
Administer, oversee and coordinate the TSMO activities for District 1, which includes 12 counties, 100+ cities, and the major metro areas of Des Moines, Ankeny and Ames.
Serve as the District’s traffic expert
Manage traffic flow on the primary road system
Create traffic control plans on projects
Deploy ITS technology
Develop staging Plans
Manage the District Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Program
Analyze systems data and manage system performance
Investigate and provide solutions to operational concerns
Review traffic safety and impact studies
Participates in agency initiatives for engagement, growth and improvement
What we offer YOU:
Competitive pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending, and life insurance
Insurance benefits start first of the month following 30 days of employment - Monthly insurance premium (Iowa Choice):
Single: $54/mo. employee share; $715/mo. state share
Family: $180/mo. employee share; $1,624.00/mo. state share
Other insurance options are available. Please review HERE (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/benefits/22ecp/2022Health-DentalPremiums.pdf) (Download PDF reader) (https://get.adobe.com/reader/) .
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Paid time off effective immediately (biweekly vacation, separate sick leave, accruals rollover on a yearly basis, and 9 paid holidays per year)
Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package with employer match
Optional 401A plan with employer contributions
Employee Discount Programs from variety of vendors (vision, cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial)
Valid driver’s license
Must have, or prior to appointment, must obtain an active Iowa Professional Engineering license through the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau-Engineering and Land Surveying Examination Board.
Must have a certificate as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer or have the ability to gain the certification within one year of appointment.
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Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:1) All of the following (a and b):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Four years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering.2) All of the following (a, b, and c):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Three years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering; andc. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural, or transportation engineering; engineering management; or a field closely related to transportation engineering.3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes 18 months of full-time work as a Transportation Engineer Specialist or Transportation Engineer Manager.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/classandpay/JobClassDescriptions/TransportationEngineerSenior-04245.pdf) (Download PDF reader) (https://get.adobe.com/reader/) Additional Qualification Requirements Prior to appointment, applicants must possess active licensure as a professional engineer by the Iowa Engineering & Land Surveying Examining Board.