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Traffic Management Specialist

  1. Transportation
  2. Charlotte
R-117613

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Traffic Management Specialist at the Traffic Operations Center based out of Charlotte, NC. This role will be full time and involves managing traffic congestion, planned events, and unplanned incidents in a Traffic Operations Center and providing data entry and QA/QC for information in the State DOT Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) or Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS). The Traffic Management Center is a 24/7 facility, interested candidates must have flexibility to work on holidays and weekends.

Candidates interested must be able to work second shift (1:15 – 9:45pm). Training will take between 6 to 8 weeks to be completed, and it will be administered in the morning schedule Monday through Friday.

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.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Monitors congestion and incident information using various tools including ATMS, EM radio, CAD feeds and traffic reports from local media partners for incidents.

  • Tracks identified incident in ATMS, notifies appropriate personnel, and provides additional responses as required.

  • Actively implements traffic management through the use of tools such as ATMS, to relieve congestion.

  • Activates alerts to public for construction events, Amber Alerts and incidents as appropriate.

  • Receives and responds to emails and phone calls or redirects to appropriate staff as necessary.

  • Coordinates with other DOT agencies and law enforcement.

  • Researches, identifies and reviews planned construction, maintenance, and special events and activities as required.

  • Assists with data collection to include in monthly reports, travel time reports, incident reports and any other reports that are requested.

  • 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.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Physically able to work in an office environment performing various functions including computer work, answering phones and sitting for long periods of time.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in stressful situations with a team.

  • Ability to work varying schedules to meet the needs of a 24/7/365 operations center.

  • Proficient skills working with Microsoft office suite programs (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Geographic knowledge of the freeway and arterial roadways in the region preferred.

  • Knowledge of incident management procedures preferred.

  • Emergency operations experience preferred.

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 for domestic partners 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

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Two Floating Holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)

  • Pet Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

  • 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.

Salary Range: $18.00-$20.00 Hourly

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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