Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Engineer or Analyst

  • City of Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Engineering Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $76,814.40 - $111,696.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Introduction

**This recruitment will remain open until the vacancy is filled.**
**Review of applications and interviews may be held periodically.**
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale .
About the Position:
Performs highly technical and professional engineering work in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic signals, streetlights and telecommunication network.
NOTE:
If there are no applicants that meet all the minimum requirements for the ITS Engineer position, this may be under-filled as an ITS Analyst, depending on applicant qualifications. If the position is under-filled, the salary offered would be commensurate with the lower level classification. The minimum requirements for the under-fill position are listed below in the minimum qualifications section.


Selection Process:
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state "See Resume" in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:
  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Drug Screen
  • 39-Month Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
  • Physical Examination *Only if an under-fill*
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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040 hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis, depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.

Minimum Qualifications

ITS Engineer:
Salary Range: $76,814.40 - $111,696.00 Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, System Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited educational institution is required.
  • Three years of relevant experience in ITS, Traffic Signals, Civil, Transportation, or Traffic Engineering.
  • Preferred: A qualifying Master's Degree Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, System Engineering or a closely related field can substitute for up to two years of experience.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
  • Possession of an Arizona Professional Engineer's license within 12 months of hire.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

ITS Analyst (Under-fill)
Salary Range: $69,700.80 - $101,316.80
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Three years of experience in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) or a related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
  • A qualifying master's degree can substitute for up to two years of experience.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements
  • As part of the medical examination, candidates must successfully pass a Visual/Color Screening Test prior to start date.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted drivers' license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out of state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment.

Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
  • Designs and prepares plans and specifications and cost estimates for ITS projects.
  • Develops and implements traffic signal timing and coordination plans.
  • Performs studies pertinent to traffic signal operations, lighting analysis and other traffic related issues.
  • Reviews and comments on traffic signal, streetlighting and fiber design and construction plans.
  • Researches and integrates ITS emerging technologies on ITS network.
  • Operates a vehicle to visit sites in the field to investigate and compile data.
  • Prepares technical diagrams, engineering drawings, technical specifications related to traffic signals, ITS devices and communication network.
  • Oversees ITS related asset inventory and work orders.
  • Makes presentations to the public, Transportation Commission and City Council meetings on matters related to ITS.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Most work is performed in a City office environment.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.
  • Operate a city vehicle to travel to/from various locations.
  • Travel to/from meetings and various locations.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR at (480) 312-2491.
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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