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INDOT - Engineering Assistant 4/Tech Services/Seymour

Date Posted:  Oct 9, 2019
Requisition ID:  25425

Seymour, IN, US, 47274

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.



The purpose of this position is to perform technical engineering assignments in collecting and analyzing data as well as preparing reports for various traffic and safety studies. Takes customer requests and conducts traffic investigations looking holistically at the locations and provides recommendations based on engineering principles. Makes observations of existing field conditions throughout the District and provides recommendations of improvements on a regular basis. Investigations are completed using special tools and measuring devices. Makes factual determination of causes and contributing conditions for fatal crashes along with preventative recommendations.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Collect field data and make observations for assigned projects including (not limited to) traffic volume counts, roadway measurements, sight distance, and taking photographs/video of locations being investigated
  • Conduct various traffic studies (Traffic Signal, Flashing Beacon, Speed, Parking, School Zones, Sign Request, Guardrail, Fatal Crash, No Passing Zone, etc)
  • Utilize traffic analysis software (Signal Warrant, Left-Turn, RoadHAT, etc)
  • Use Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, databases, satellite imagery, and graphics software to prepare reports
  • Conduct investigations using special devices (Distance Measuring Instrument, Miovision Cameras, Electronic Ball-Bank Indicator, PETRA Count Board, Speed Radar Gun, etc)
  • Use ARIES to pull crash reports, organize in spreadsheets, and prepare final reports
  • Update the crash database quarterly
  • Discover fatal crashes, investigate, and prepare final reports bi-weekly
  • Oversee maintenance of all relevant equipment
  • Follows guidelines established in the Indiana Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (IMUTCD), Investigations Manual, and Indiana Design Manual
  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Preferred Associates degree or five (5) years of related experience
  • Must possess valid driver’s license
  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain a CDL within 90 days
  • Ability to use appropriate software to create diagrams, spreadsheets, and reports
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Considerable knowledge of federal, state and county traffic laws, ordinances and regulations as they pertain to vehicular and pedestrian traffic volumes and movement
  • Must be able to work independently or cooperativelyMust be available for snow and ice removal and report in a timely manner
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Seymour