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Traffic Engineer I/II at Prince George's County Government

Traffic Engineer I/II

Prince George's County Government Largo, MD (On Site) Full-Time
Nature and Variety of Work


Come join our team! Located minutes from downtown Washington, DC Prince George's is the perfect family-friendly community to live, work, and play!

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The Prince George's County Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement (DPIE) is seeking a qualified individual to fill an Engineer I/II, grade G-23/26, in the Division/Small Wireless Facility Section.

About the Position:

The incumbent in this class performs a variety of engineering reviews and analysis of conditions and plans to design, build, maintain, protect, and improve roads, Small wireless facility (CellTower), and utilities under the County's responsibility. The work requires employees to review and process plans, studies, and permits to confirm compliance with codes, manuals, and guidelines as well as county, state, and federal standards, such as Prince George's County Small Wireless Facility Manuals, AASHTO, and the County's Specifications and Standards for Roads and Bridges. The work also requires employees to visit sites to conduct field investigations and inspect project conditions and implementation.

The incumbent visits worksites to make field investigations conduct surveys, and monitors construction. Hazards include those requiring the use of hard hats, eye protection, and reflective vests are worn when working in moving traffic or construction sites. Physical effort involves occasional standing for long periods and walking over rough and uneven constructions sites, and occasional stooping, bending, reaching, and climbing at construction sites.

Guidelines, including industry standards, local and national codes, regulations, and statutes, are generally available but do not cover all situations encountered in the engineering work assigned. Work is performed indoors and outdoors and may include physical activities such as repeated bending, climbing, kneeling, reaching, and lifting to thirty (30) pounds.

Employees in specific positions are required by the Office of Ethics and Accountability (OEA) to file annually a confidential Financial Disclosure Statement (FDS) based on the responsibilities associated with his/her position. In addition, the agency's Director has the discretion to identify an employee to file. Therefore, if you are notified that you must file a FDS, please comply within the required timeframe. Furthermore, if an employee has secondary employment, he/she must complete the required form and obtain approval from the Director or designee. Refer to Administrative Procedure 152 - Board of Ethics Policy on Secondary Employment and ensure compliance with the procedure.

All DPIE employees are considered "Essential" and are required to participate in the Department's Snow and Ice Control Program during natural or man-made disasters and during other special operations as assigned. Essential employees are expected to report to work or remain at work when others are granted Administrative Leave.

Examples of Work

What You'll Do:

* Provides entry-level to full-performance professional engineering and technical support in the areas of traffic engineering and utilities.
* Reviews utility plans/permits, traffic signal plans, traffic control plans, tree and lighting plans, roadway improvement plans, and signing and pavement marking plans.
* Reviews traffic impact studies, traffic analysis, utility permits, permit applications, roadway construction plans, and other development proposals.
* Updates County Road inventory and possess skills necessary to update the GIS database.
* Prepares Roadway documents at the time of permit closure to initiate the transfer of roads into the County inventory.
* Willingly and cooperatively perform other tasks and duties as assigned, which may not be specifically listed in the position description. However, they are within the general, occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work.


What You'll Need:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or related field;


Additional Information


* The applicant possesses computer skills in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word. Familiarity with permitting software, geo-referencing digital files, and geographic information system software is preferred.

* Knowledge of codes and standards related to roadways, storm drain, stormwater management, grading, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), traffic engineering, utility permitting, and knowledge of site development engineering. Experience in reading civil engineer plans, application of codes, plus demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Upon selection, the candidate:

* Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
* Must pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening.
* Must be willing to participate as a "critical" and "essential" employee.

LOCATION: 9400 Peppercorn Place, Largo, Maryland 20774

All applicants may be required to complete a competency exercise as a part of the interview process.

DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligible candidates, which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S., only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at
or visit their website at

Internal Applicants: If you are a current Prince George's County Government employee and seeking a promotion, in accordance with Section 16-200 of the Personnel Law, you have the right to appeal a not qualified rating within five (5) working days of receiving a rejection notice. Union employees should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreement and/or union representative for their grievance procedure.


Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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