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State of Massachusetts Traffic Engineer, Reviewer in Boston, Massachusetts

About MassDOT An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline – and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies and the private sector – we’re finding new ways to improve the Bay State’s transportation infrastructure. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. MassDOT’s divisions include: Highway, Aeronautics, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Rail & Transit, and Planning & Enterprise Services. There are approximately 3,600 employees across the organization. MassDOT’s goal is to provide employees with greater flexibility in when and where they work while continuing to execute MassDOT’s Safety and Customer Service Mission. Furthermore, MassDOT will be doing our part to lead by example in reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by minimizing overall workplace commuting travel during peak hours through telework and schedule flexibility.This position may have a degree of remote flexibility once established in the role. The selected candidate may be expected to follow a hybrid work model that consists of both in‐office and work from home days, as needed. Duties and Responsibilities * Reports to the District Traffic Engineer and assist the Assistant District Traffic Engineer for Design and Safety in the absence of the District Traffic Engineer. * Supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinates engaged in Traffic reviews of MassDOT projects, permits, MEPA submittals to ensure efficient and timely completion of assignments. * Reviews engineering plans, designs, specifications, and other documents for MassDOT transportation projects, MHS/Tunnel Air Rights projects, and Access Permit Applications in accordance with sound engineering principles and practices, and applicable regulations and standards, to ensure they meet District needs and conform to MassDOT standards, policies, and procedures. * Designs In House Traffic Signals, Pavement Markings, Signing Plans, TTCP, and other traffic related plans. * Conduct field reviews and inspections of maintenance, construction, and permit activities as assigned, including traffic signals, signs, pavement markings, and impact attenuators. Perform traffic signal inspections to ensure proper operation and compliance with standards. * Investigates and make recommendations to state, cities, towns regarding traffic control problems. * Coordinate with District Construction and Maintenance sections on all traffic related matters. * Review the performance of subordinate employees in accordance with EPRS. * Performs other related work as required. This position is eligible for a five-thousand dollar ($5,000) signing bonus (“Signing Bonus”) if you are newly hired at MassDOT. Current MassDOT employees are not eligible for the Signing Bonus. The Signing Bonus will be paid in two parts: 1) $3,000 (less applicable taxes) included in the employee's first paycheck. 2) $2,000 (less applicable taxes) after the successful completion of the employee’s probationary period. Minimum Entrance Requirements This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in civil engineering work in such areas as construction, survey, design, transportation, hydraulics, structural, sanitary, drafting, environmental, highway, architectural, airport, soils and materials, of which (B) at least three years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience, and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate’s degree with a major in civil engineeringor civil engineering technologymay be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* II. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in civil engineeringor civil engineering technologymay be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* III. A Graduate degree with a major in civil engineeringmay be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.* *NOTE: The terms civil engineering and civil engineering technology include related engineering disciplines, such as construction, survey, hydraulics, design, transportation, structural, soils, sanitary, environmental, drafting, highway, architectural, mining, airport and materials. *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required. FOR NON-MassDOT APPLICANTS: Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position. FOR MassDOT EMPLOYEES: Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position, or hold a position in the Department in one of the next two lower titles than the position applied for, in the same or similar career ladder. Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. * For questions regarding the job posting, please emailTricia.Weston@dot.state.ma.us. * For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. * For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Heather Ulesoo 857-851-9447. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. *Job: Engineering* *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *Traffic Engineer, Reviewer Location: Massachusetts-Boston-Kneeland Street Requisition ID: 220006S0

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