To be certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer® (PTOE) you must meet all of the following requirements:
- Have four years of Professional Traffic Operations Engineering
- Hold a valid license issued by a state, province, or other governmental body to engage in the practice of civil, mechanical, electrical, or general engineering if he or she resides in a jurisdiction that issues such licenses. The license must be valid on the date of the examination (and a valid license must be maintained to keep the certification valid).
If you reside in a jurisdiction that does not issue governmental licenses to practice engineering, you should attach verifiable evidence of your
professional education, membership in professional organizations and
other verifiable information that will establish to the satisfaction of the
TPCB that you have gained a status in your jurisdiction equivalent to that of a registered professional engineer in the United
States, or Canada;
- Take and attain a passing score on the Professional Traffic Operations Engineer® exam; and
- Have paid the application/examination fee and the three-year certification fee.
Individuals residing and working outside of the United States and Canada who meet these requirements but do not hold a valid license issued by a state, province, or other governmental body in either Canada or the United States to engage in the practice of civil, mechanical, electrical, or general engineering shall be granted certification as a Certified Traffic Operations