Traffic Design Engineer

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Traffic Design Engineer


Traffic Engineering
Newark, DE



Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, is currently ranked #59 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
Position summary: JMT is currently initiating a search for a Traffic Design Engineer for our Newark office. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Team and be a part of a fast-growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
Responsible for engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate assignments. Tasks may include performing capacity analyses, reviewing permitting, and assisting with the design, concept development, and traffic signal design and timing. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
Sponsorship not available for this opportunity.
Essential functions and responsibilities
Perform traffic engineering design including signing and pavement marking, traffic signals, signal timing directive, lighting, maintenance of traffic, detours and traffic control and ITS devices
Perform traffic safety and traffic analysis studies based on the Highway Capacity Manual
Perform traffic analysis using software such as Synchro, HCS and VISSIM
Assist with field work as needed, including data collection and reviews of traffic operations
Review maps, drawings, prepare aerial mapping and other geologic data to plan projects
Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines
Develop construction cost estimates
Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction
Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and established quality
Nonessential functions and responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills
Working knowledge in Microstation, ORD, and/or AutoCAD
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Possess critical thinking skills necessary to plan, conceptualize, and anticipate next steps
Ability to work effectively on a team, as well as working independently
Written and oral communication skills

Required Experience
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field from ABET accredited engineering program
0-4 years' experience with focus on Traffic Engineering
Experience in discipline specific design software
Preferred Experience
Engineer-in-training certification
Related experience
Experience working with local clients at the county and state level
Working Conditions
Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.
Field work is required on occasions where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25lbs) may be required as needed.
JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 1209632

Posted On: Nov 01, 2023

Updated On: Dec 01, 2023

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