Operator I, Traffic Monitoring - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-01
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Saint Louis
Missouri
United States

United States of America - Missouri, Saint Louis

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Traffic Monitoring Operator in Saint Louis, MO.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides information to the traveling public related to current travel conditions, maintains traffic interruption reports and manages incidents on the metropolitan roadways from the Control Room.

  • Assesses large volumes of data (both static and real-time) from a wide variety of sources to detect possible roadway incidents.

  • Monitors the Advanced Transportation Management System software, checks road sensor data and confirms the data using CCTV video.

  • Maintains telephone or radio communications with first responders, field technicians, 911 Operators and public service agencies. Once assessment is complete, determines the facts and severity of traffic incidents and prepares the information for dissemination to the motoring public.

  • Responsible for the maintenance, quality, accuracy and timeliness of all information disseminated, including Dynamic Message Signs, Changeable Message Signs, public traveler information websites and internal notifications.

  • Monitors First Responder agencies and various communication channels to assess traffic conditions.

  • Activates appropriate response(s) to detected and/or reported incidents; includes dispatch of first responders and location assistance to active event scenes.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Works under direct supervision performing routine and repetitive duties.

  • On-the-job training is received in an area of technical specialty.

  • Monitoring the roadways, including detecting, confirming, updating, and responding to scheduled and unscheduled traffic events and congestion with ITS devices such as closed circuit TV, detectors, etc.

  • Act like an emergency dispatcher within a call center environment dispatching Road Rangers via a two-way radio system to assist motorists, respond to events and other activities that require timely and efficient responses.

  • Other duties assigned

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+years of experience in a call center, dispatch center, or control room environment or two years of college education.

  • Associates degree in related field or equivalent mix of education and practical experience

  • Proficiency using Microsoft products, ATMS (Automated Traffic Management System) Software Suite.

  • Self-motivated and excellent at multi-tasking; ability to perform well under pressure in a fast paced environment; thorough knowledge of the local roadway system. Ability and Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.

  • An intimate knowledge of state roadways, including their alternate names, the jurisdiction they are located, where the jurisdiction changes and alternate routes when available Proficiency using Microsoft products

  • National Incident Management System, ICS 100 and ICS 700 Certificates.

  • Previous experience as a transportation Traffic Management Center Operator

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222774BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.