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Traffic Management Specialist

  1. Transportation
  2. Asheville
R-115561

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Traffic Management Specialist to join our Mountain Traffic Management Center in Asheville, NC.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy. This role will manage traffic congestion on roadways throughout Western NC and respond to planned and unplanned traffic incidents including road work, vehicle crashes, and major adverse weather. As a Traffic Management Specialist (TMS), you will use an array of technologies to monitor and detect traffic incidents, to prevent and resolve traffic impacts, and to interface with emergency responders and the traveling public. The Traffic Operations Center (TOC) is a 24/7/365 communications hub and emergency response facility. Successful TMS are complex problem-solvers and dedicated public servants.

Interested candidates must be able to work second shift (1:45PM – 10:15PM). The training will take between 6 to 8 weeks to be completed, and it will be administered in the morning schedule Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of our industry, candidates must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Detect and monitor traffic incidents using congestion maps, traffic cameras, responder radios and other technologies.
  • Determine the appropriate response to traffic incidents by assessing incident characteristics, traffic impacts, available resources, and other factors.
  • Document incident details, response activity, and other critical data in real-time.
  • Publish incident details on the DriveNC.gov website and create other traveler information to help motorists avoid impacted roadways.
  • Activate electronic roadside message boards to warn motorists of hazardous travel conditions and to reroute traffic around affected areas.
  • Actively seek out incident details and relay critical intel to NCDOT and other emergency responders in real-time.
  • Dispatch NCDOT’s incident management assistance patrol (IMAP) and coordinate with NCDOT field staff including maintenance and traffic signal technicians.
  • Assist with the management of statewide alerts for missing persons (Amber & Silver Alerts) and law enforcement alerts (Blue & Fugitive Alerts).
  • Handle mass intake and output of weather information and roadway conditions during major adverse weather events including Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.
  • Coordinate with DOT agencies from other states and serve as regional point of contact for NC traffic operations.
  • Research, identify and review planned construction, maintenance, and special events and activities as required.
  • Execute response plans for planned events and unplanned incidents.
  • Perform routine device and systems tests to support timely repairs and overall system health.
  • May perform other assignments as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time to time.

What will you contribute?

  • High school diploma (or equivalent);
  • Six months related experience in dispatch center or 911 operations or comparable relevant experience is preferred.
  • Experience in a position involving public contact and telephone responsibilities preferred.
  • Must be proficient with computer skills.
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have good command of the English language.
  • Ability to perform in a professional courteous manner and remain friendly while under pressure.
  • Must have an aptitude for geography and maps.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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