Department: Engineering and Public Works/Traffic Engineering
Location: 2300 N. Jog Road, WPB
Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday
Other: Valid Florida Driver’s License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.
Technical work assisting the Professional Engineer and Senior Professional Engineer (Signal and Street Light Design Section) with all aspects of design and construction of traffic signals and streetlights. Duties include design, review, construction, inspection and coordination of County traffic signals, streetlights and intersection improvement projects. Coordinates with consultants, other County and State offices, utility companies and contractors. Complete assignments related to traffic as assigned by superiors. Exercises a high degree of independent judgement and initiative in planning, developing and implementing special projects and programs. Receives guidance and general direction and is expected to independently develop and administer the assigned projects and programs.
Palm Beach County is located in South Florida where residents enjoy great weather, endless outdoor activities, and beautiful beaches year round. We have something for everyone: a landscape ranging from urban to agricultural to natural wetlands; cultural and historical attractions; regional libraries and adult education programs; dozens of schools, colleges, and universities; and numerous shopping/entertainment centers.
Palm Beach County is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida and the nation. The Engineering and Public Works Department employs over 400 people, including over 30 professional engineers and several junior engineers. Employees have numerous opportunities to grow professionally within the same organization.
The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; minimum of two (2) years of experience in engineering work. Equivalency: Related Master’s Degree and one (1) year of related experience.
PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE WITH: Palm Beach County and State of Florida traffic standards and specifications and working with contractors; traffic signal design; consultants and utility agencies (must specify on application). Also desirable: Engineer Intern (EI) License at time of application.
Visit https://secure.co.palm-beach.fl.us/onlinejobs/Job/JobOpening?Job=7426 for job description and to apply online. May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted until filled. EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.