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Central Database Engineer

Central Database Engineer

Posted on: 04/03/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. Exam may be required


Tf. Eng./Elect Shop

$56,181.00 – $68,034.00

Job Description

Traffic Operations seeks to hire one Civil Engineering Intern who will be responsible for engaging in research, investigations and studies related to the traffic signal engineering and central computer database design. The candidate will Investigate and resolve problems that occur with computer control equipment and participate in field surveys and prepare records and download related Traffic Control System (TCS) central database files of 13,600 computerized traffic signals. Participate in inspection operations by observing and replying to timing change and legal request and prepares engineering correspondence and reports. Review and examine traffic data plans collected by the computer system and field studies; suggests improvements in system performance.
The successful candidate will review and examine to maintain the traffic control systems database to ensure optimum traffic signal operation. The candidate will be involved in preparing different designs and plans for centrally downloaded Transit Signal Priority (TSP) parameters, adaptive signal control plans and holiday timing plans upload/download to the traffic signal controller in the field as part of the new NYC bus lanes and TSP early action.

This position may be eligible for remote work up to 2 days per week, pursuant to the Remote Work Pilot Program agreed to between the City and DC37.

All resumes are to be submitted electronically using one of the following methods:
Please go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search and search for the JOB ID #: 632063
Current employees please log on into Employee Self Service at https://hrb.nycaps.nycnet and follow the Careers Link and search for JOB ID #: 632063
No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
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Hours/Shift: 35 Hours/Shift TBD

Work Location: 34-02 Queens Boulevard L.I.C, NY 11101

Minimum Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college. A degree in any other engineering area or in civil engineering technology is not acceptable.

Preferred Skills

- Strong computer skills in the use of software program including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Access. - Knowledge of basic computer networking and troubleshooting. - Preferred knowledge of Trans Suite TCS (Traffic Control System management software) - Familiar with Intelligence Transportation System (ITS) Control management software - Knowledge of Intelligent Transportation System (TIS) and traffic management systems technology and applications. - Ability to maintain records and prepare reports related to the work. - Ability to communicate effectively with others.
55a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Central Database Engineer

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34-02 Queens Boulevard Long Is

  1. Engineering, Architecture, & Planning