Gwinnett County Government – Engineer III or IV – Traffic Engineering Division

Gwinnett County Government

Engineer III or IV – Traffic Engineering Division

Engineer III: $62,262 – $72,380/year
Engineer IV: $67,711 – $78,714/year

The Department of Transportation consists of three groups: Contracted Operations, Capital Program Delivery and Traffic Engineering, Operations and Maintenance.

The Department maintains an infrastructure system that includes more than 2,500 miles of road, over 700 signalized intersections, thousands of miles of traffic striping, the Gwinnett County Transit System and one of the five busiest airports in Georgia. The Department performs this mission with 152 approved full-time positions and a 2017 adopted operating budget of just over $40 million in multiple funds.

The Traffic Engineering Division has a Traffic Signal Engineer vacancy in the Traffic Signals and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Section. The Traffic Signal Engineer may be filled at the Engineer III or Engineer IV level depending on certifications and experience. This position is responsible for:
Performing engineering analysis and evaluation of traffic signals and other traffic control devices;
Managing traffic signal upgrades and timing optimization projects;
Overseeing the work of engineering consultants and technicians;
Performing in-house analyses and evaluation studies to include:
analyzing and evaluating factors to determine transportation needs;
preparing technical reports of studies for division/department;
evaluating results and determining the most appropriate and cost-effective method of repairing defects;
providing technical expertise and advice in resolving a variety of operational problems; and
Responding to citizen service requests by conducting investigations of field conditions, reviewing existing files and revising timing plans as needed.

This is a safety-sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

The grade for Engineer III is C45(1).
The grade for Engineer IV is D61(1).

Engineer III:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering
Two years of progressively responsible engineering experience
Certification as an Engineer in Training (EIT) preferred
Valid Georgia Driver’s License

Engineer IV:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering
Four years of progressively responsible Civil Engineering experience
Professional Engineer in the state of Georgia preferred
Valid Georgia Driver’s License

Apply online at

Reference Job # 17-00347.


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