Traffic Design Engineer

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

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Job Description


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 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, currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT is seeking a Design Engineer to join the Traffic department in the Newark, Delaware office. The Newark office is in a convenient location and easy to access from not just within Delaware but also from the neighboring states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. The Traffic Design Engineer will be responsible for traffic engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principals and practices to interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate assignments. The Traffic Design Engineer will also be responsible for traffic studies and analysis. Sponsorship is not available for this position. As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Perform engineering tasks in the traffic engineering field through applications of relevant design criteria, standards, and processes

Prepare traffic signals, signing, pavement marking, lighting, and ITS plans

Perform various traffic engineering studies such as determining the need for traffic signals

Prepare maintenance of traffic (MOT), detour plans, and transportation management plans (TMP) for design projects

Analyze high accident locations, and perform safety analysis based on the Highway Safety Manual

Perform field reviews of traffic operations

Prepare reports

Develop construction cost estimates and specifications

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

Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills




Required Experience

Bachelor's Degree in civil Engineering or related course work in Traffic or Transportation Engineering

EIT certificate or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire

1 - 3 years of related experience outside of coursework

Basic experience in CAD (i.e. Microstation or AutoCAD)

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 occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.

Job Competencies

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving


Building Relationship and Teamwork


Creativity and Innovation



Job Proficiency

Planning and Organizing/Time Management


If Managing Others, these competencies apply


Managing Performance

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving


Building Relationship and Teamwork


Creativity and Innovation


Job Proficiency

Planning and Organizing/Time Management

JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.



Job Location



 Newark, Delaware, United States



Position Type





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

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Job Posting: 844577

Posted On: Sep 15, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021