AECOM Operator I, Traffic Monitoring in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Operator I, Traffic Monitoring

United States of America - Florida

Fort Lauderdale

Job Summary

We are seeking entry level and experienced operators for South Florida. Operators are responsible for monitoring the roadways, including detecting, confirming, and responding to scheduled and unscheduled traffic events and congestion according to established policies and procedures.

Experience in a police/fire or transportation dispatch or call center environment is preferred.

The ability to prioritize and perform real-time traffic management activities within time constraints during crisis or other stressful situations

The ability to monitor and process information from closed circuit television cameras, roadway detection systems, radio communications and scanners

The ability to read, interpret and act in accordance with technical documents such as system rules and operating procedures or guidelines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to work at either Mile Post 94, Florida’s Turnpike, Lake Worth, FL OR 2300 Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale locations, when needed.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; must also successfully complete Joint Task Force (JTF) Security Clearance Process which includes fingerprinting process.

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen

  • Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer. pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire

  • Familiarity with local freeways and arterial roads

  • Effective reading, writing and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work under stress

  • Ability to process multiple data inputs simultaneously in order to appropriately respond to incidents and to dispatch Motorist Assistance operators.

  • Operational knowledge and skill in the use of Window’s operating system, Microsoft Word and Excel

  • The ability to work alternate schedules (nights, weekends and holidays) and short-notice work assignments

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in an office environment. Position requires frequent keyboard/mouse operations, performing repetitive fine hand movements, and sitting for long periods of time; Rarely standing/walking. Position will include wearing a dispatch headset, viewing CCTV camera displays, and listening to law enforcement radio broadcasts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

  • Knowledge of Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and/or Highway Advisory Radio (HAR)

  • Knowledge of Maintenance of Traffic (MOT)

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180999BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.