Associate Traffic Engineer

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 21, 2024
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The minimum salary is $61,039.68 annually.
This position is not eligible for overtime (exempt); however, the city has a compensatory time leave program for employees that grants leave time for hours worked in excess of forty hours.
Pay Grade 522


The deadline to apply is July 8, 2024


The purpose of this classification is to assist in safe and efficient vehicular, cycle, and pedestrian travel through the use of traffic control and traffic calming devices while adhering to applicable regulations and guidelines.

The ideal candidate will be customer service-oriented with a desire to work directly with the community on small scale, transportation solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field 
  • Two (2) years of related experience 
  • Experience cannot be substituted for the educational requirement 
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification may be substituted for the experience requirement, for those with no related engineering experience


  • Designs and reviews layouts for various traffic/street related matters 
  • Issues permits including lane blockage and dumpster 
  • Marks streetlight locations and designs pavement marking layouts 
  • Takes calls and complaints; attends meetings representing the division ¿ Reviews traffic conditions in the field 
  • Researches and/or applies regulations to traffic problems 
  • Creates work orders for installment and marking; creates petitions for traffic calming or parking requests 
  • Works to assist in the development, design, and review of traffic operation improvements within Lexington¿s transportation infrastructure and computing systems. 
  • Performs related work as assigned


Valid Kentucky Driver's License


  • May be subject to work in inclement weather conditions. 
  • Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.
  • All positions require drug testing and background check before employment and may require a post job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.

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