Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.
The TMC Operator will monitor all active traffic events that occur during the shift and ensure that the information is entered correctly into systems and provide traffic related messages to drivers.
Creates and posts of messages for the Variable Message Signs (VMS)
Composes and posts information on the 511 traveler information system
Assess traffic status, special events, scheduled events, active events, and incident fault status by utilizing CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) cameras, Service Patrol reports, State Police reports, internal systems, etc.
Communicates with emergency services such as state and local police, emergency communications centers, highway helpers, maintenance departments, and media outlets
Facilitates incident management which includes: detection, verification, response, notification
Activates various message signs and incident reporting
Enters related data into Access Database
Troubleshooting and resolving system related problems
Coordinates with other operations staff with regards to various agencies and general control room coordination especially at shift change
Assists with the data collection for various reports, travel speed and travel time reports, incident reports, field equipment failures, and any other reports that are provided by the Traffic Operations Center
What we are looking for:
High School Diploma or other educational certification
Candidates with at least a year of experience dispatching police, fire, other emergency personnel or freight are preferred
Experience in a call center environment can also be considered
Experience with GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is desirable
Basic computer proficiency
Ability to assess a situation rapidly and act decisively
Ability to actively listen and verify incident details
Ability to integrate people / ability to work in a team
Ability to listen
Articulateness (differentiated vocabulary)
Willingness to cooperate
Ability to give and take criticism
Ability to deal with conflicts
Sense of responsibility
Ability to work independently
Physical Effort: While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
Physical Environment: Spends majority of time in an office environment
Job retention bonus: $500 for first certification 3-6 months
Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace. Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.