Description and Functions
Open Until Filled
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Transportation Statistics Analyst I in Cheyenne, Wyoming. As a Transportation Statistics Analyst I, you will be responsible for performing various duties, under limited supervision, in order to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system.
Assemble, analyze, and prepare reports concerning traffic movements across the state. Develop statistics concerning average daily traffic, design hour volume, and vehicle classification, and provide forecasts for future traffic trends using linear regression analysis or other similar methods for use in roadway design, short & long-term planning and special studies. Provided traffic flow data as requested by highway engineers, planners, consultants, and the public. Download traffic data from permanent traffic counters and short term count locations and analyze the data for accuracy prior to entering it into Jackalope (traffic management software)Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4467ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Collect and run initial quality control checks on permanent traffic recorder data.
- This involves transferring files into the Department's traffic data management system and running the QC parameters within that system.
- Maintain and update traffic collection site data on over 3000 permanent and sort term traffic collection sites within Jackalope.
- This requires compiling and analyzing data from a variety of sources including spreadsheets, Geospatial Information System (GIS), and various internal databases as well as external mapping sources.
- Import permanent counter data from Weigh In Motion sites as they become available, and run initial quality control parameters on this data.
- Assist the counter shop crew with the collection of traffic data during the spring and summer at various short term traffic collection sites.
- This includes the placement of hoses and portable, counters as well as the programming the counters and downloading the traffic count data from the counters.
- Working knowledge of basic statistics.
- Computer literacy in multiple data collection and analysis platforms (spreadsheets, word processors)
- A general understanding of data storage and retrieval on different platforms.
- Basic understanding of website design.
Associate's Degree (typically in Civil and Environmental Engineering)
0-2 years of progressive work experience (Transportation occupational group and Laboratory) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Field Data Collection and Lab Analysis Technician
Education & Experience Substitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in a Transportation occupational group and Laboratory) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Field Data Collection and Lab Analysis Technician
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Ability to stand for long periods of time.
- FLSA: Non-Exempt
- All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
- E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
045-Wyoming Department of Transportation - WYDOT-Engineering & Planning - Planning - Programming
Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.