TDOT Job Announcement

TDOT is hiring a traffic signal design supervisor, more information can be found here. Please note the deadline to apply for this job is 5/23/17.

Knox County hiring Transportation Engineer

Knox County is hiring a Transportation Engineer, more information can be found below.

Staff Transportation Engineer for Knox County, TN

The purpose of this classification is to perform technical and administrative work associated with the transportation and traffic engineering functions of the Department of Engineering and Public Works. Duties include: plans review for both public and private development; review of traffic impact studies; preparing and/or reviewing designs for installation of traffic control devices and transportation improvements; reviewing bridge designs; reviewing the need for guardrail installation; and conducting traffic analyses and studies in support of field visits.

Minimum training and qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering from an ABET accredited university.  The incumbent will be expected to participate in professional organizations and engage in continuing education.  A Professional Engineer (PE) license is not required upon hire, but will be required within three (3) years of hire.  An Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate is required to be hired as well as a valid Tennessee driver’s license.

Salary $57,752.50 annually

Apply online here or in person at Knox County Human Resources, Room 360, City/County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN  37902.  We provide veteran’s preference for all valid DD-214’s.

CDM Smith hiring in Nashville

CDM Smith is hiring a Transportation Engineer in Nashville. More information can be found here.

ITE Webinar: Safety Fundamentals: Introduction to Traffic Safety Data

TSITE will be sponsoring the ITE webinar entitled “Safety Fundamentals: Introduction to Traffic Safety Data” at five locations across the state.  This webinar training opportunity will be held on Thursday, May 11th, from 3:00pm-4:30pm Eastern (2:00pm-3:30pm Central).  More information about this ITE webinar can be found here.

Chattanooga – The City of Chattanooga
RSVP Contact: John Van Winkle via e-mail or telephone at 423-643-5959
The location for the webinar is:  1250 Market Street, Suite 3030 Chattanooga, TN 37402

Kingsport – Mattern & Craig
RSVP Contact:  Jason Carder via e-mail or telephone at 423-245-4970
The location for the webinar is: 429 Clay Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

Knoxville – Cannon & Cannon Inc
RSVP Contact: Brian Haas via e-mail or telephone at 865-670-8555
The location for the webinar is:  8550 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919

Nashville – Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
RSVP Contact: Luke Dixon via e-mail or telephone at 615-217-0500
The location for the webinar is:  Parkview Towers, 210 25th Avenue N #800, Nashville, TN 37203

Memphis – Kimley-Horn
RSVP Contact:  Kenneth Monroe via e-mail or telephone at 901-334-5311
The location for the webinar is: Forum I, 6750 Poplar Avenue, Suite 600, Memphis, TN 38138

Please reply back directly to the local RSVP contact listed above so that they can keep a head count for these locations since space may be limited!

For those TSITE members who need PDH’s, there are 1.5 PDH’s associated with this web seminar.  Special thanks to all of our host sites!  Please contact Najmeh Jami by email if you have any questions.

Spring Meeting – Hotel Room Block

A hotel room block has been set up at the Drury Plaza Hotel for the Spring TSITE meeting in Franklin, TN.  If you’d like to take advantage of this discount, please contact the hotel directly at (615) 771-6778 by Monday April 24th.

Spring Meeting Notice: May 23rd

The TSITE Spring meeting will be held on May 23rd at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, TN. The draft agenda can be found here. Additional meeting details and registration information can be here.

2017 Traffic Bowl Winners

The 2017 Traffic Bowl Winners! From Left to Right: Traffic Bowl Host Steve Allen, Nirbesh Dahal, Pankaj Dahal, Behram Wali, and Traffic Bowl Chair Greg Judy.

Congratulations to the University of Tennessee for winning this year’s traffic bowl at the winter meeting in Cookeville. It was a great competition with four schools represented: the University of Tennessee, Tennessee Tech, Tennessee State University and the University of Memphis. UT Knoxville will represent TSITE at the Southern District (SDITE) 2017 Annual Meeting on March 26-29, 2017 in Columbia, South Carolina.

TSITE Tri-Cities branch meeting March 21st

Jason Carder is creating a Tri-Cities “branch” of TSITE.  The first scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 21st at noon at Beef O’Brady’s in Johnson City. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Jason Carder by Friday, March 17th.

City of Sevierville hiring Traffic Engineer

The City of Sevierville is currently accepting applications for a Traffic Engineer. More information can be found here.

Winter Meeting Registration Now Open

Click here to find the meeting agenda and to register.

The meeting cost is $45, which includes technical sessions, traffic bowl, and lunch.

Location: Roaden University Center at TTU
Cookeville, TN

Date: Wednesday, March 1st

Parking Info: Meeting attendees must park in one of the purple zones shown on the Campus Map and display the temporary Parking Permit on their dashboard. Drivers failing to do so may receive a parking ticket. Meeting attendees can then ride the shuttle to the Roaden University Center (RUC) or walk to the RUC (about a 10-minute walk).

TN Tech Parking Permit

Campus Map with Parking Zones

 

 

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