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Traffic Engineer- Vincennes

Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2021
Requisition ID:  274887

Vincennes, IN, US, 47591


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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.

The salary for this position is commensurate based upon education and/or work experience.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

This position is for Traffic Engineer and is located in the Vincennes District.




About the Job:

As a Highway Engineer, you will perform specialized transportation engineering work in one or more multiple areas such as planning, project development and design, construction, transportation/traffic operations and maintenance. You will ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.  Your primary responsibility is to provide support to the District Traffic Engineer by representng the traffic and safety interests as captial projects are planned, developed, and constructed. 

A Day in the Life:

  • Guides designers and reviews maintenance of traffic as well as traffic signal, signing and marking plans of capital projects and permits
  • Acts as a liaison to District Construction to address traffic related questions and concerns. Provides expertise in traffic engineering for active projects.
  • Conducts audits of various construction and permit projects evaluating maintenance of traffic setups, speed limits, queues and overall safety concerns
  • Attends field checks, pre-construction meetings, and pre-final inspection walk-throughs of construction projects representing the traffic and safety interests
  • Reviews pavement marking documentations from contractors and provides feedback and approvals for final pavement marking installations
  • Prepares requests for exceptions to the Interstate Highways Congestion Policy
  • Assists the District Traffic Engineer with various traffic study and project planning tasks
  • Performs complex traffic analysis utilizing traffic analysis software
  • Represent the District Traffic Engineer at various meetings with public officials
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Civil Engineer with Bachelor of Science Degree in related field;
  • Licensed as Professional Engineer in state of Indiana;
  • Must possess valid Indiana Driver’s License;
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret a variety of civil engineering principles, techniques, procedures, criteria, plans and specifications and related data; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid engineering/technical conclusions; use statistical analysis; cooperate with coworkers on group projects; handle routine and sensitive contacts with government officials, consultants, contractors and general public.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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