Traffic Coordinator Job Description

A traffic coordinator is a person who serves as the local contact for an area traffic planning and management unit.

They are responsible for coordinating, managing, and prioritizing traffic incidents, special events, and public works activities.

They are also responsible for coordinating traffic control plans with other agencies or entities, ensuring that traffic-related information is appropriately disseminated to motorists and addressing any complaints or concerns regarding traffic management.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Traffic Coordinator who is organized and detail-oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The Traffic Coordinator will be responsible for managing the schedules of all the projects in the agency, as well as working with clients and vendors to ensure that everything runs smoothly. If you are a self-starter with a positive attitude, then we want to hear from you!

Traffic Coordinator Duties:

  • Manage traffic patterns on all work sites
  • Ensure that appropriate safety procedures are in place
  • Provide support by providing necessary information to contractors, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Keep the site organized, tidy, and safe

Traffic Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, coordinating, and implementing all traffic control measures for construction and reconstruction projects, including coordination with local authorities, state, and federal agencies, and community organizations
  • Conduct traffic studies, develop traffic control plans, and implement traffic control strategies
  • Provide traffic control plans, traffic control operations, and traffic support to all construction activities
  • Coordinate permitting requirements for all traffic control elements
  • Monitor real-time traffic conditions, coordinate with other traffic and operations personnel, and provide traffic control support
  • Manage the preconstruction, construction, and project closeout of traffic control plans
  • Assist in training, supervising, and motivating traffic control personnel
  • Monitor and maintain traffic control equipment and facilities
  • Develop and update traffic control plans
  • Create and maintain traffic control standards, policies, and procedures

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Five years of experience in managing/coordinating traffic operations
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and plan traffic operations
  • Leadership skills in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to success. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of our community and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all.

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