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City Traffic Engineer - City of Corpus Christi, TX (ID: 328768)

Title City Traffic Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-04-26
City / Organization City of Corpus Christi, TX
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We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi.  We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes. 


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Grade:  221

Salary:  $85,384 - $139,912 Annually (Dependent on Qualifications)

Department:  Streets



ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: Non-rotating 40-hour work week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work additional hours as needed. 

Who May Apply?

All persons legally authorized to work in the United States



The City Traffic Engineer will be responsible for coordinating traffic management, traffic signal operations, signal timing practices, traffic monitoring, data collection and analyzation, maintenance of signs and markings, as well as real estate and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects review.

  • Develop strategies, tactics and work plans to execute the traffic engineering goals and objectives to ensure alignment with Street Operations, Public Works, and the City’s vision and mission.
  • Work closely with Street Maintenance Traffic Section to upgrade traffic signals, to plan traffic signals and to synchronize traffic signals to enhance traffic flows, reduce traffic delays and minimize traffic congestion.
  • Work to improve intersection level of service (LOS) to optimize maximum and effective green times.
  • Coordinate the monitoring and collecting of traffic data.
  • Analyze the collected traffic data to determine the most effective and efficient traffic control devices to employ to enhance the safe and smooth flow of traffic and assess streets performance.
  • Work closely with Street Operations Maintenance to develop a preventative maintenance and routine maintenance program to enhance system reliability and to extend life of traffic control devices.
  • Develop plan to construct and maintain traffic signs and markings.
  • Review plats for real estate development and plans and specifications for CIP projects.
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of related experience
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, or a valid registration as a Professional Engineer in another state is required
  • Previous registration in Texas or another state with the ability to obtain State of Texas registration within six (6) months of employment is required
  • A valid driver's license is required. Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire

Other Information:


The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:

  • Texas Municipal Retirement System – the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 6% of their total compensation. The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute.
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Vacation – 88+ hours per year
  • Personal leave – 40 hours per year
  • Sick leave – 96 hours per year
  • Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan
  • Seven (7) Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center
  • Learning & Development Academy
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Employee Recognition Programs


Basis of Rating 

Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview. 

Closing Statement 

Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test.

Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.

In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services. 

This position is classified as "Safety Sensitive".  All employees in safety sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing, pursuant to City policy, HR 15.0 Alcohol and Drug Abuse. 

Job opening will close on:

Open until filled

Job Post Expiration Date   May 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .