|Job Ref:||31560||Employer:||WSP Group||Country:||United States||City:||Utica||Address:||Post Date:||21/10/2016 05:10|
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 |
WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. is seeking a System Operator II in Utica, New York.
While on the job and with electronic webinar training the System Operator 2 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 2 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 Utica Transportation Management Center, System Operator 2 is responsible to contact the central point of contact with-in the Department of Transportation for all Amber and Missing Adult Alerts in New York State. The System Operator 2 will notify the affected NY State Regions and compose the appropriate variable and HAR messages for the alert.
•Beyond the duties of System Operator 1, and through written tests conducted by the
Operations Manager and Shift Supervisors, a System Operator 2 has demonstrated
higher proficiencies in their abilities to perform assigned tasks and has a better
understanding of the concepts related to traffic flows and anticipated transportation
system impacts due to incidents.
•In instances where a System 3 Operator is not staffed or scheduled, the System 2
Operator would be supervisor of the shift.
Under general supervision of the Shift Supervisor and Operations Manager.
Gives supervision to the System Operator I.
Five years experience is desired.
Education and training.
Technical or vocational training: none
Formal education: High School Diploma or GED
Ability to read, write, and understand English.
EOE - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disability / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity