AECOM Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, creative, highly talented Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office.

As a Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer in the ITS/Traffic Department you will assist with a variety of work including traffic signal timing/operations, traffic engineering studies, safety studies, traffic signal design, ITS planning, ITS architecture, ITS design, and ITS communications. We regularly perform hands-on signal operations work, so you'll have the opportunity to implement and fine-tune traffic signal timing plans, troubleshooting traffic signal equipment, and program and troubleshoot traffic signal and ITS communications network equipment. You'll also have the opportunity to design cutting edge ITS projects that implement the latest technologies for improving surface street transportation. If you are the successful applicant, you can look forward to joining a large, dynamic, and highly technical team of engineers and technicians who are driven to provide exceptional traffic and ITS services to our clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads/manages design of intersection and traffic signal design projects according to each agency’s standards and plan development processes

  • Leads the development of traffic engineering and safety studies

  • Leads/manages development and implementation of coordinated traffic signal timing plans, including building and optimizing Synchro models, developing timing databases, coordinating with agency staff to determine implementation needs/desires, implementing new timings, fine tuning new timings, and conducting before and after travel time studies

  • Leads active management of signal timing systems with 50 to 100 signals

  • Provides quality reviews of reports and studies documenting active management activities

  • Assesses performance of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Performs troubleshooting and repair of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Effectively manages assigned projects/tasks and be in responsible charge of task activities and schedule

  • Manages client expectations to ensure client is highly satisfied with project(s)

  • Effectively manages project teams including engineers, planners, and technicians

  • Mentors/trains junior staff

  • Develops new business by fostering existing and new client relationships

  • Assists with and/or lead proposal development opportunities, including go/no-go decisions, determining teaming partners, scoping tasks, preparing estimates, and managing proposal development team

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school or commensurate years experience and/or education with Traffic Signal Operations and Design

  • 15+ years of experience in traffic engineering

  • PE required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail

  • Experience and demonstrated ability using the following software/firmware: Synchro/SimTraffic, MaxTime/MaxView, ACTRA/TACTICS, SEPAC, and MicroStation

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Periodic travel required within Georgia and neighboring states to serve GDOT signal timing projects and visit clients

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187155BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.