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Engineer - Signal Equipment Design - Entry-Level!

How to Apply
You must apply at by July 29,2022 at midnight EST to be considered.
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The Challenge
We're looking for an entry-level Engineer to join our Signal Equipment Design team.
In this role, you will:
  • Apply professional engineering techniques and standards in preparing moderately-complex electrical and programming plans used in the planning, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) for deployment on the NC Highway System.
  • Create periodic reviews of electrical/programming plans prepared by private engineering firms.
  • Provide technical assistance on complex issues.
  • Perform field visits.
What You Bring
  • Good knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engineering concepts, practices, and theories and the demonstrated ability to use them in practice.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, and organized written technical and administrative documentation addressing engineering concepts.
  • Experience planning, developing, scheduling, tracking, and completing projects independently or with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare/review engineering/technical plans and/or data for completeness, compatibility, and compliance with engineering principles, standards, codes, and design needs.
  • Computer skills using drafting software (e.g., Microstation CADD) and Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly convey ideas and effectively communicate with employees, internal and external customers, and the public on issues within your technical responsibility.
  • Organization skills to create and manage documents and reports addressing engineering concepts and facts.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering principles and practices related to the design, construction, and maintenance of traffic signals.
  • Good understanding of traffic signal design.
  • Ability to perform technical analyses and answer questions relating to traffic signal operations, plans, and specifications in a clear, concise manner.
  • Good knowledge of the ITS & Signals Unit Design Manual with extensive knowledge of Part 2 – Signals Management. 
  • Good knowledge of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) with extensive knowledge of Part IV-Signals.
  • Ability to express engineering concepts and related facts in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
  • Experience working with local traffic signal controller software packages including OASIS and ASC/3-2070.
Management Prefers
Candidates with:
  • A Class C Driver's License and the ability to operate a motor vehicle for statewide travel (with occasional overnight travel).
  • Ability to traverse rough terrain associated with roadside environments.
  • We may require you to register as a professional engineer with the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Education & Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering; or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Call me: Leslie Johnson at 919.814.5031.
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