Traffic Center Technicians are located within District Traffic Operations Centers; operate in a 24/7 environment and facilitate the exchange of information required to maintain the safe and reliable operation of the state roadways while providing information to travelers; operate, control and conduct routine tests of traffic software, signs, and devices; record and track data; prepare reports; communicate with road crews to obtain and provide information.
This position is located within District III, Elko. Incumbent is responsible for supervision of the Traffic Operations Center (TOC), to include assisting in the development and implementation of NDOT Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) and administering operating policies. Duties include communicating with crews by radio, phone, and email to obtain and provide road information; deploying personnel in response to highway incidents; notifying outside agency dispatchers of incidents; responding to high volume radio, telephone, and telecommunication traffic; operating control and traffic software, signs, closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) and Intelligent Traffic System devices; performing regular system diagnostics, facilitating system troubleshooting; identifying system failures; and coordinating system repair when necessary.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of traffic center experience which included monitoring and facilitating traffic flow, developing responses to problems based on established guidelines, developing regular reports, and dispatching appropriate personnel to incidents, one year of which included leadworker experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR two years of experience as a Traffic Center Technician II in Nevada State service.
Positions are subject to call-back.
Positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
As a condition of employment, pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
Register on the NVAPPS website at www.nevadadot.com/jobs and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #31634. See the official announcement at: https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=31634
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.