The City of Puyallup

Posted 1 month ago

The City of Puyallup is accepting applications for a Traffic Engineering Technician to join our great Development & Permitting Services team!  
About Our Job
This position is an advanced technical office and field work position in the Traffic Engineering division of the Office of the City Engineer. In addition to basic traffic engineering technician duties, complex traffic engineering duties are performed.  Duties include manually recording traffic turning movements, downloading traffic counters, making field measurements and/or observations, maintaining traffic count records, crash data analysis, providing graphic support to the traffic division, and responding to public requests and concerns.  
The complex office duties include computer modeling, using Synchro, and developing signal timing plans.  Knowledge and use of these programs are required by the technician to be able to prepare City directed traffic studies and review private development traffic impact studies.  In addition, the technician assists in reviewing capacity adding City project plans and private development plans.  The technician occasionally assists with project management of City capacity adding projects that may be federally funded.  Performs minor design duties related to channelization, pavement markings and signage are required.  
About Our City
The City of Puyallup a community of 43,000 and is situated at the foot of scenic Mount Rainier in the beautiful Puget Sound region, 10 miles east of Tacoma and approximately 35 miles south of Seattle.  The city has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for Eastern Pierce County, and continues to serve its residents and neighbors with a strong, diversified economy.

Salary range is $5,636 – $7,326 per month.  The City offers an excellent benefits program, city paid leave and holidays, State retirement program and optional deferred compensation. 


The City of Puyallup is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering, Traffic Signal