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Job Description:
This position provides broad technical support, guidance and expertise in the area of work zone traffic control/safety, to INDOT and other governmental agencies, businesses, groups, and individuals requesting, or in need of, assistance with any of the components associated with work zone traffic control/safety. This position also assists in the efforts to provide continuous improvement to work zone operation and safety. This includes performing reviews of work zone traffic control for road construction projects, evaluating new work zone safety equipment, proposing modifications to existing work zone related policy/procedures, the analysis of work zone crash causation, and the development and coordination of work zone training for INDOT personnel and others. This position acts as a consultant and advisor to project personnel with an emphasis on the minimization of delays and queuing within the work zone with a focus on maintain appropriate travel through speeds. The position is responsible for developing and maintaining metrics for assessing the benefits gained from the Sections efforts to improve work zone safety. This position reports to the Supervisor of the Work Zone Safety Section within Traffic Support in the Division of Traffic Management.
Responsibilities:
:Provide general guidance and assist with INDOTs efforts to be fully compliant with FHWA work zone standards and requirements.
:Develop and maintain system engineering processes for the various activities related to work zone safety, in collaboration with the Work Zone Safety Supervisor.
:Collaborate with TMC Technology Deployment Staff to optimize work zone safety performance through the implementation of innovative solutions involving Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); actively participate in the deployment, validation, and verification of said ITS solutions.
:Perform work zone reviews of interstate and other major project work zones for optimal operational function (Operational Reviews) and also compliance with INDOT standards, specifications, policies, and procedures (QA / Technical Reviews) and also for. The emphasis shall be to identify work zones that are operationally deficient (using available tools when possible) and to provide guidance and support to INDOT Construction that assists them in their efforts to improve the mobility and thus the overall safety of the respective work zones. Secondary will be a quality assurance, validation that technical aspects of each MOT plan are complaint with INDOT Specifications.
:Provide timely work zone field review feedback to the appropriate Design or Construction personnel on deviations from policy, standards, or plans noted during project reviews.
:Develop and maintain metrics which indicate the benefits gained by the products produced by the work zone section and the ITS solutions, in collaboration with the Work Zone Safety Supervisor.
:Develop and provide specialized training to INDOT staff, contractors, locals, and others on the work zone standards, specifications, policies, and procedures of INDOT.
:Provide extensive technical support to the INDOT Districts, local agencies, and others in all aspects of work zone traffic control.
:Collect and analyze work zone safety and mobility data and work zone review findings and maintain these records in a historical database.
:Perform work zone safety reviews of projects where fatalities have occurred and recommend countermeasures.
:Assist with the development and distribution of an annual summary report of the work zone review findings.
:Serve as a subject expert concerning INDOT standards, specifications, policies and procedures for work zones.
:Maintain, develop, or assist in the development of standards, specifications, procedures, and policies for work zone safety and mobility including, but not limited to, the INDOT Policies, Processes and Procedures on Work Zone Safety and Mobility, the Indiana Manual for

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