Engineer II - Traffic

at RK&K in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

RK&K is seeking a motivated and creative Traffic Engineer with three (3) to five (5) years of experience to join our highly successful traffic group in our Wilmington, Delaware office. RK&K offers a flexible work environment, has consistently been ranked a "Best Place to Work" year after year, and we are proudly celebrating our 100-year anniversary in 2023. Come join and design your career as part of RK&K's talented Traffic team!

As a Traffic Engineer with RK&K you will work alongside and collaborate closely with one of the largest, most talented groups of traffic engineers and transportation professionals in the industry. You will play a crucial role within our team, performing traffic analyses and developing traffic engineering designs to improve transportation systems throughout the region. Our projects focus on improving operations and safety for motorized and non-motorized modes of travel, providing healthy and livable communities, and implementing technology-based transportation improvements. Under the supervision of a Professional Engineer, you will:
Essential Functions
Perform traffic engineering work on projects ranging from small scale studies and design for isolated intersections to complex solutions for urban arterial networks and major highway systems
Perform traffic engineering tasks such as: transportation safety studies, transportation planning studies, and traffic operations analysis
Complete traffic impact studies, including the development of traffic forecasts
Prepare design plans for traffic control devices including traffic signals, signing and pavement markings, temporary traffic control, lighting, and Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) including signal timing and phasing
Use tools such as Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS and VISSIM to plan, visualize & analyze traffic-related projects
Mentor younger traffic engineers in best practices and techniques
Prepare technical reports and presentations
Communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
Work closely as part of a team, collaborating effectively with teammates and clients
Required Skills and Experience
At least three (3) years of progressive experience in traffic engineering
Exceptional writing, verbal communication and presentation skills, including public speaking
Experience with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Highway Safety Manual, Highway Capacity Manual and AASHTO guidelines
Experience with Synchro/SimTraffic, and/or VISSIM
Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
Educational Requirements and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field with Traffic or Transportation focus
Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (F.E.) exam, OR have the ability to take and pass the FE exam within 6 months of employment
Preferred Skills
Active Professional Engineer (P.E.) Registration
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification
Master's degree in civil engineering or related field
What We Offer
RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Paid time off
Hybrid work (home and office)
Tuition reimbursement
Health, dental , vision, life and disability insurances
Matching 401(k) plan
Paid Holidays
Much Much more!
Why RK&K?
As a full-service engineering and construction management firm, RK&K gives you the opportunity to directly impact the communities in which we live and work. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for over 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes, and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.
Design your career at RK&K, Apply Today!

RK&K IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - RK&K ensures non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities, you may contact Human Resources at 410-728-2900.  Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact RK&K by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD).  Call 711 for TTY/TDD or use the website If you need more information on special assistance regarding limited English proficiency, contact your RK&K office receptionist and they will be able to direct you to: 1) an individual with our company that speaks your language; 2) an outside service that can assist you in communicating with RK&K; or 3) you may also contact Human Resources at: 410-728-2900

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Job Posting: 1276999

Posted On: Jun 09, 2024

Updated On: Jul 09, 2024

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