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Traffic Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Exton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Traffic Engineer
Req ID 12276
Traffic Engineer
Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We're looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
Be involved in projects with our Traffic Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Traffic Engineer for our Philadelphia, PA or Exton, PA office.
Your Impact

  • Performance of or Supervision over design and analysis tasks in project team setting, including:

  • Signing and Pavement Marking Design

  • Traffic Signal Design

  • Street and Sign Lighting Analysis Design

  • Traffic Operational Analysis (i.e. Synchro and SimTraffic)

  • Traffic Control/Staging (i.e. Maintenance and Protection of Traffic) Design

  • Transportation Planning, Concept Plan Development, and Feasibility Studies of highway, bridge, and other transportation facilities projects

  • Crash Analysis and Safety Studies

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Technical Writing and Report Documentation

  • Oversight of traffic data collection and analysis activities

  • Coordination with other disciplines on project teams working on multi-disciplinary projects

  • Oversight and Preparation of engineering design plans, specifications, quantity calculations, and cost estimates

  • Providing technical support for transportation projects in Pennsylvania and assisting other offices when needed. Potential work includes:

  • Multimodal design projects, including bicycle and pedestrian facilities in various settings

  • Conventional traffic design activities (i.e. signal, signing, pavement markings)

  • Traffic modeling and simulation of networks and arterials

  • Traffic Impact Analyses for solar facilities across the United States

  • ATMS development and design

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an accredited program

    • EIT Certification

    • 3-5 years of experience in traffic engineering design & analysis projects

    • Demonstrated track record of working with clients throughout the region and the states

    • MS Word Package, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • Proficient knowledge of traffic engineering principles, practices, process, and design/build related to traffic control equipment, capacity and operational analysis, project management, and related communications systems

    • Working knowledge of traffic engineering software, such as HCS, Synchro & SimTraffic, VISSIM, and/or CORSIM

    • Experience with Microstation and/or InRoads

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both with engineering and non-engineering audiences

    • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

    • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC

    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

    • Experience and/or ability to perform field work, including site inventories and traffic data collection

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Possess or is eligible to pursue a Professional Engineering License (PE license)

      • Possess or is eligible to pursue a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification

      • Familiar with the MUTCD, HCM, HSM, FHWA, AASHTO, ITE, ADA Accessibility and NACTO manuals and design guidance, and PennDOT Publications

      • Familiarity with the intersection between engineering, planning, and land use in transportation policy and equity goals

      • Experience developing construction bid packages, including plans, construction cost estimates, and technical specifications

      • Experience with site trip generation, operational analysis of intersections and roadways, crash and safety analyses, signal design, and/or signing and striping layout and design

      • Experience in highway lighting analysis and design

      • Experience in traffic signing and pavement marking design

      • Experience in Highway Safety Analysis software, such as IHSDM

      • Experience with AutoCAD, AutoTURN, or GuidSIGN #LI-PJ1

        Additional Requirements

        • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

          Additional Details

          • Travel Required: 20%

          • Job Status: Regular

          • Employee Type: Full

          • Primary Location: PHILADELPHIA - 1700 MARKET ST

          • All locations: US-PA-Exton, US-PA-Philadelphia

            About WSP
            WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
            WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
            At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
            WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
            The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Keywords: WSP, Wilmington , Traffic Engineer, Engineering , Exton, Delaware

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