|Job Ref:||31558||Employer:||WSP Group||Country:||United States||City:||Utica||Address:||Post Date:||21/10/2016 05:10|
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff|
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. is seeking a part-time System Operator 1 in Utica, New York. While on the job and with electronic webinar training the System Operator 1 monitors highway traffic, deciphering the information from a Traffic Management Center (T.M.C.), control room environment, utilizing information from police scanners, closed circuit cameras, commercial traffic channels, and a video freeway system map with displayed highways, cameras, signs, and vehicle speeds. The System Operator 1 will post the related data to the associated Variable Message Signs (V.M.S.), Portable Variable Message Signs (P.V.M.S.), 511 NY, and/or Open Reach (a regional incident management application). In addition, all calls will be logged pertaining to T.M.C. incidents, dispatching, and occurrences. Observing condition changes of the roads while monitoring the reported weather data, notification to Highway Maintenance Personnel, and standing in as the Highway Maintenance Customer Service Representative, and dispatcher for the public, and local government agencies. The Region 2, Mohawk Valley Traffic Management Center, (MVTMC.), System Operator 1 is the point of contact with-in the Department of Transportation for Amber and Missing Adult Alerts in the Region. The Operator m1 under general supervision compose and post the appropriate variable message sign (VMS & PVMS) messages and HAR messages for the alert.
•Able to properly perform all work identified in Task 2 of the Scope of Services.
•Operates and monitors communication console to receive and relay command and
control information or instructions.
•Receives construction and incident information and takes appropriate response
measures in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures.
•Receives reports of malfunctions of traffic control systems, debris in the travel lanes, or
other emergency situations that require immediate response by NYSDOT.
•Logs details related to these calls and dispatches Department personnel in accordance
with established Standard Operating Procedures.
•Checks the operation of equipment at the start of a shift, noting any malfunctions and
calling for repairs in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures.
•Able to properly operate and utilize equipment required to perform duties assigned, and
able to perform assignments in accordance with established Standard Operating
•Receives reports of problems with NYSDOT statewide operations software and/or
HELP Truck electronic hardware and able to properly address these problems in
accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures.
•Receives notices of roadwork and is able to properly respond to these notices, especially
if there are roadwork location conflicts.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
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