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Senior Traffic/ITS Engineer

at Atkins

Posted: 8/24/2019
Job Reference #: NA-003488
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Job Description

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Detroit, MI as a Senior Traffic/ITS Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

JOB DUTIES
  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.
  • Perform ITS/Traffic Engineering and design assignments of a varied nature.
  • Conduct and assist with ITS/connected vehicle design, signal timing optimization, traffic operational and safety studies, traffic modeling, signal designs and develop drawings for traffic signals, signing and pavement markings for transportation projects.
  • Perform traffic impact studies for new developments.
  • Conduct field activities such as traffic counts, traffic observations, origin destination studies.


Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S. Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. May be eligible to receive project management training.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • P.E. license is required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicable course work in Transportation/Traffic Engineering and/or Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
  • 5-8 years' experience in ITS/Traffic Engineering.
  • Experience in use of traffic engineering software such as HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, Vissim, and RODEL
  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience preferred.
  • Experience in development or implementation of traffic signal timing coordination/time-space diagram Excellent verbal and written skills.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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