Senior Traffic Recorder Technician

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Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5039317109
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Senior Traffic Recorder Technician




3,721.00 - 5,775.00

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Engineering Specialist 2 – Senior Traffic Recorder Technician
Oregon Department of Transportation
Policy, Data & Analysis Division
Transportation Data Section
Salary Range: $3,721 - $5,775
The role:  
As the senior traffic recorder technician, you will independently conduct field studies and compile data for traffic movement, vehicle usage and vehicle distribution. You will play a key role in obtaining field traffic data to be used in engineering surveys and studies for your designated area. Join our team by applying today!
Our first application screening is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
A day in the life:
  • Ability to work in and around high volumes of traffic and judge traffic conditions for the safe deployment of traffic counting equipment.
  • Drive and operate vans, pickups, etc. safely for long hours and be able to adapt to changing traffic situations.
  • Ability to work varied hours in the early morning and night.
  • Be self-driven to complete tasks and duties with only general direction.
  • Use of vendor specific software for provisioning, calibrating, and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Schedule and monitor work for the Manual Traffic Counting Program.
  • Ability to plan out daily activities within a large geographic area.
  • Ability to look at data for changes in patterns and make decisions on acceptable data.
  • Work safely around electrical equipment and use good judgment in doing so.
  • Provide basic vegetation control using hand tools, and power equipment. Ability to learn new equipment, and follow documentation to operate equipment.
  • Will be required to drive for long periods of time.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email
 What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!
 What we need:
Three and one-half years (42 months) of sub-professional engineering experience
An associate degree in engineering technology from a community college or technical school of engineering AND two (2) years of experience directly related to engineering.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.  
  • Familiar with working in high volume traffic and how to make safe judgements on installation of equipment in that environment.
  • Familiar with computers technology, electrical testing equipment, and map reading.
  • Ability to install equipment with hand tools, power tools, and how to do this safely.
  • Ability to work long hours.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under tight timelines.
 Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
For questions, call 503-400-5327 or email
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer