The role of a Traffic Engineer is to work independently on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. The Traffic Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project.
A Traffic Engineer will provide immediate supervision and guidance to a group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals for accuracy and completeness; and maintaining schedules.
Your Key Responsibilities
Performs complex engineering design tasks on assigned projects.
May be responsible for the review and sealing of own projects or the work of the others.
Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical aspects of assigned projects.
Prepares traffic control plans, signing/pavement markings, traffic signal plans, and lighting designs for various highway and roadway traffic projects.
Prepares construction contract documents, project proposals, plans, memorandums and reports.
Performs research, obtains traffic data for studies, makes calculations and conducts environmental and transportation analyses.
Conducts basic interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials.
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.
Coordinates with clients, regulatory/resource agencies, and local governments.
Resolves technical project issues, presents reports and designs, and provides service to meet client’s goals.
Utilizes relevant software programs to prepare exhibits and complex working drawings.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.
Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.
Proficient in AutoCAD, MicroStation, and any other relevant design software.
Knowledge of calculations performed by software.
Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.
Ability to perform traffic studies, analysis, and modeling using Synchro, CORSIM, VISSIM and RODEL.
Knowledge of the Department of Transportation’s legal requirements and design procedures in relevant jurisdictions.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others.
Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, and various exhibits.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field.
Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience.
Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience
We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.