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Company: City of Augusta
Location: Augusta, GA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



The Traffic Operations Engineer is responsible for coordinating and conducting engineering and field operational studies including collecting and analyzing volume, speed, and delay data for vehicles and pedestrians, as well as, collecting other field engineering and observational data. Actual engineering studies include a variety of traffic related studies including, but not limited to, warrant studies, speed hump studies, volume and speed studies, and Level of Service. Also responsible to monitor traffic accident data and provide various reports.




  • Coordinates and conducts engineering and operational field studies, and clarifies engineering studies.
  • Performs traffic operational and capacity studies utilizing current transportation software.
  • Administers the traffic accident data program, traffic engineering analysis record and filing system, and the traffic count program.
  • Extracts intersection and highway volume counts from mechanical counters.
  • Prepares engineering reports, traffic accident collision diagrams, and traffic accident summaries. 
  • Maintains mechanical traffic operations equipment and accident databases.
  • Performs other engineering operations duties of a similar nature or level.


Education:  High School Diploma, Two (2) year degree from a vocational college or an Associate's degree in engineering or related field. 

Preferred:  Engineering In Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Certification

Experience:  One (1) year of experience in an engineering related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to preform this job.


  • Knowledge of job related material primarily through oral instruction and observation, which takes place mainly in an on-the-job setting.
  • Knowledge of basic engineering principals, operations and study methodologies.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics, including formula for calculating speed, distance, and time.
  • Knowledge of computer software for database maintenance, word processing and traffic studies and capacity analyses applications.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.


  • Must have a valid state operator/driver's license with good driving history.  



  • Possess or have the ability to obtain International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) certification for Work Zone within twelve (12) months. 


  • Physical Abilities: Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).
  • Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
  • Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animal/wildlife attacks, or animal/human bites.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualification s required of employees to this job.

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