How Traffic Technicians stay on track

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Traffic Technicians hourly rate: $22,98

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What is the job of the Traffic Technicians

Conduct field studies to determine traffic volume, speed, effectiveness of signals, adequacy of lighting, and other factors influencing traffic conditions, under direction of traffic engineer.

Key tasks of the Traffic Technicians

  • Study traffic delays by noting times of delays, the numbers of vehicles affected, and vehicle speed through the delay area.

  • Interact with the public to answer traffic-related questions, respond to complaints or requests, or discuss traffic control ordinances, plans, policies, or procedures.
  • Prepare graphs, charts, diagrams, or other aids to illustrate observations or conclusions.

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What other tasks a Traffic Technicians may have

  • Analyze data related to traffic flow, accident rates, or proposed development to determine the most efficient methods to expedite traffic flow.

  • Prepare work orders for repair, maintenance, or changes in traffic systems.
  • Plan, design, and improve components of traffic control systems to accommodate current or projected traffic and to increase usability and efficiency.
  • Compute time settings for traffic signals or speed restrictions, using standard formulas.
  • Prepare drawings of proposed signal installations or other control devices, using drafting instruments or computer-automated drafting equipment.
  • Study factors affecting traffic conditions, such as lighting or sign and marking visibility, to assess their effectiveness.
  • Gather and compile data from hand count sheets, machine count tapes, or radar speed checks and code data for computer input.
  • Measure and record the speed of vehicular traffic, using electrical timing devices or radar equipment.
  • Lay out pavement markings for striping crews.
  • Provide technical supervision regarding traffic control devices to other traffic technicians or laborers.
  • Operate counters and record data to assess the volume, type, and movement of vehicular or pedestrian traffic at specified times.
  • Place and secure automatic counters, using power tools, and retrieve counters after counting periods end.
  • Review traffic control or barricade plans to issue permits for parades or other special events or for construction work that affects rights of way, providing assistance with plan preparation or revision, as necessary.
  • Time stoplights or other delays, using stopwatches.
  • Maintain or make minor adjustments or field repairs to equipment used in surveys, including the replacement of parts on traffic data gathering devices.
  • Visit development or work sites to determine projects’ effect on traffic and the adequacy of traffic control and safety plans or to suggest traffic control measures.
  • Establish procedures for street closures or for repair or construction projects.
  • Provide traffic information, such as road conditions, to the public.
  • Monitor street or utility projects for compliance to traffic control permit conditions.
  • Develop plans or long-range strategies for providing adequate parking space.
  • Interview motorists about specific intersections or highways to gather road-condition information for use in planning.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Traffic Technicians

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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