Traffic Study Project 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 1,800 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 #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
Position summary: Responsible for engineering traffic studies using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments with limited supervision. Acts as a technical advisor to less experienced engineers.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope
Perform future volume development and conduct traffic analysis utilizing traffic software such as HCS and Synchro
Conduct safety evaluations and crash assessments
Develop solutions to mitigate traffic deficiencies
Assist in the preparation of conceptual layouts depicting recommended improvements
Prepare technical memorandums and reports associated with large and medium scale traffic studies
Independently perform Traffic Impact Studies and develop mitigation scenarios
Manage project sub-consultants and in-house support disciplines
Develop extra work order requests and open-end contract task proposals
Prepare proposals as required
Attend meetings with clients
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 Experience
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field from an ABET accredited engineering program
5-10 years' experience in specialized discipline
Proficient in traffic analysis software such as HCS and Synchro
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Familiar with Highway Capacity Manual and ITE Trip Generation Manual
Written and communication skills
Qualifications Preferred
Professional Engineer License
Experience working with local clients at the state level
Familiar with MUTCD, AASHTO, and Highway Safety Manual
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
Client Focus
Job Proficiency
Quality Service
Managerial Competencies if Applicable
Managing Performance
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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: 973983

Posted On: May 19, 2022

Updated On: Jun 18, 2022