Kimley-Horn is seeking an experienced traffic engineer to join our team at the City of Austin’s Traffic Management Center (TMC). The Kimley-Horn staff located at the City of Austin TMC is responsible for all operations from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the weekdays, 9 a.m to 6 p.m. or 10 a.m to 6 p.m. on the weekends. As such, we interact with maintenance personnel to respond to trouble calls, collect data for senior-level city managers, report performance metrics, develop standard operating procedures, and support signal operations engineers responsible for the north, central, and south areas.
TMC staff have the opportunity to interact with city staff in preparing for, and participating, in many city-wide special events such as UT Football Games, Austin City Limits (ACL), South by Southwest (SXSW), F-1, and many others. This is a grass-roots position that is integral to efficient operations of the city’s signals, cameras, DMS, and Bluetooth travel time collection devices. This position works in a team environment to make sure that safety, congestion, and mobility are top priority within the city of Austin.
This position will report to senior traffic operations engineers and will supervise younger TMC operators. We welcome you to join a team of professionals in an exciting environment. This is a unique opportunity to get hands?on experience with all aspects of signal timing and other transportation concepts.
The successful candidate will work on cutting-edge transportation tasks and projects focused on arterial traffic signal systems, help with configuration of CCTV cameras, vehicle detection technology, adaptive signal timing plan analysis, development of special event timing plans, and perform some operations analysis.