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Transportation Engineer 12 (Traffic Operations) Macomb TSC

This position deals with traffic operations engineering in the Transportation Service Center (TSC). The goal of this position is the reduction of congestion in the TSC by minimizing traffic impacts due to work zones and incidents as well as improving the efficiency of traffic signal operations and effectiveness. The Traffic Operations Engineer is to maintain alignment within the Region and with other TSC's, Lansing, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This position requires meeting tight deadlines and resolving issues to ensure the successful implementation and operation of MDOT services and products.

The "Salary" listed above is a range that reflects the minimum rate through the maximum rate.
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Based on operational needs and within established limits, remote work and alternate work schedule requests for this position may be considered.
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The State of Michigan has been recognized as a leading U.S. employer by new graduates from 2021-2023 and a best large U.S. and state employer. Recognized on the international stage for fostering positive employee engagement, the State of Michigan is a past recipient of a North America Government Agency Employees Engagement Award.



Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.

Three years of professional engineering experience involved in transportation systems and programs equivalent to a Transportation Engineer, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Engineer P11.


Alternate Education and Experience

Transportation Engineer 9 - 12
Possession of a registered professional engineer license as required by the State of Michigan may be substituted for 6 months of experience at the Transportation Engineer 9-12 levels. This substitution may only be used once for any employee for qualification of appointment or early reclassification.

Additional Requirements and Information

Position requires a valid driver's license

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To be considered for this position you must:

  • If applicable, attach a copy of your official college transcripts and/or foreign degree evaluation with your application.  Click here for the State of Michigan (SOM) definition of an Official College Transcript. Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
  • Please answer the following question and attach your answer when submitting your application:
    • Explain in your own words, how would you prepare a set of maintenance traffic plans for a small maintenance project at a busy intersection?

All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test and physical (if applicable) prior to their actual appointment.  Criminal and driving records will also be checked if applicable.   Any position offer will be conditional until results of the drug test, physical, criminal background, and driving records indicate eligibility for employment.  

The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
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