†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† TRAFFIC ENGINEER II††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 1606

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under general supervision, an employee in this class receives assignments requiring the application of traffic engineering skills and knowledge on various projects.Assignments are received with general instructions, but incumbents use their own judgment and initiative in solution of details.Supervision may be exercised over technical assistants in any phase of the work.Work is checked and reviewed through conferences while in progress and at its conclusion by professional associates and supervisors.Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

††††††††††† Supervises the work of Traffic Engineers and Traffic Technicians in collecting and studying traffic engineering data;

††††††††††† Conducts traffic engineering studies;

††††††††††† Prepares plans, specifications and estimates for the installation of traffic control devices;

††††††††††† Investigates need for traffic controls upon request from individuals or organizations.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of the principles of traffic engineering; thorough knowledge of the techniques and interpretation of statistical studies of traffic accidents and projected traffic loads; thorough knowledge of highway design, as related to traffic safety and flow; good knowledge of mathematics and its application to traffic engineering problems; ability to draw sketches and construct charts, maps and other engineering illustrations; ability to supervise the work of staff members in a manner conducive to full performance

and high morale; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

††††††††††† OPEN COMPETITIVE

††††††††††† Either:

††††††††††† (a) Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Masterís Degree in Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning, or a related field, and two (2) years of experience in the field of traffic engineering, highway planning, transportation planning or the administration of traffic safety programs; or,

 

††††††††††† (b) Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning, or a related field, and four (4) years of experience in the field of traffic engineering, highway planning, transportation planning or the administration of traffic safety programs; or,

 

††††††††††† (c) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and eight (8) years of experience in the field of traffic engineering, highway planning, transportation planning or the administration of traffic safety programs; or,

 

††††††††††† (d) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a), (b) and (c).

 

††††††††††† PROMOTIONAL

††††††††††† Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Traffic Engineer I.

 

R09/15/04

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Competitive