NATURE OF WORK
This is supervisory work in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices and markings.
Work involves the coordination of personnel, mobile equipment and supplies used in a wide variety of traffic markings, sign installations, roadway channelization and product testing. Employees are responsible for work scheduling and for insuring that all field assignments are satisfactorily completed according to prescribed traffic engineering plans. Work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in determining material requirements and motorized equipment to be used in the various types of installations. Supervision is exercised over traffic control and maintenance crews assigned throughout the County. General supervision is provided by an administrative superior who determines job priorities and reviews performance primarily for the efficient and economical completion of work schedules.
Develops and issues work schedules for the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices and markings.
Supervises through subordinate workers the erection of traffic signs, asphaltic and cement channelization, and roadway marking.
Inspects work in progress and upon completion for adherence to illustrated schematic plans and for quality of workmanship.
Carries out traffic materials testing program for a variety of paints, reflective devices and mechanical equipment; submits evaluation report to superiors with appropriate recommendation.
Provides for the necessary training of the traffic control staff; demonstrates the proper use of motorized equipment and the standard safety precautions applicable to working in vehicular traffic.
Insures that all supplies are available when needed and that all motorized equipment is in proper working order.
Maintains records on work orders completed, supplies and manpower utilized and related information.
Assists superior in developing efficient work methods and economical manpower utilization techniques.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles of traffic maintenance as applied to roadway marking and devices used in the control of traffic movement.
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in traffic maintenance.
Considerable knowledge of safety standards and precautions applicable to working in high volume traffic flow.
Knowledge of mechanical technology and operating characteristics of motorized equipment.
Knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques for organizing and coordinating large scale field work.
Ability to assign work from engineering schematic plans using surveying data and measurements.
Ability to organize and coordinate work crews effectively throughout the County.
Ability to prepare and submit reports on materials testing programs.
Ability to estimate manpower, material and equipment requirements for long range maintenance and traffic control programs.
Ability to analyze operating procedures and to recommend improvements where possible.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from high school; considerable supervisory experience in traffic maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Possession of a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License with air brake endorsement is required.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association (GSA)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Traffic Engineering
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R4/97