AECOM ITS/Traffic Engineer in Southfield, Michigan

Business Line Transportation

Position Title ITS/Traffic Engineer

United States of America - Michigan


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated ITS/Traffic Engineer for immediate employment in our Southfield Michigan office. Applicants will need to be professional, self-motivated, resourceful and able to prioritize the successful execution of a wide-range of ITS and traffic engineering project related tasks. The appropriately qualified applicant will need to clearly demonstrate their experience and knowledge of traffic and ITS engineering design services for DOTs and public agencies. Applicants will also need to demonstrate an understanding of industry trends along with how they are impacting the future of traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems.

Major responsibilities of this position include, but not limited too:

  • serving in a project design production and support role under the general guidance and mentorship of experienced task leaders and project management staff. Tasks will vary and include those associated with traffic engineering projects such as traffic signal design, pavement markings, and maintenance of traffic plans; as well as ITS engineering projects such as systems engineering, planning, design, and construction phase support services. A summary of the general position responsibilities are listed as follows:

  • Perform a wide variety of traffic studies including operations studies, safety studies, traffic impact studies, etc. to identify and/or respond to roadway safety and traffic operations issues.

  • Review site plans for compliance with applicable ordinances and guidelines.

  • Develop various design plans based upon guidance from senior staff, client requirements and industry standards

  • Develop equipment specifications from research data, product information or data provided by senior staff

  • Compile, process and assess a variety of data to identify trends and draw conclusions that can be used to enhance operations/maintenance of transportation infrastructure.

  • Safely conduct field work adjacent to active roadways in compliance with AECOM safety requirements as needed to support plan development, system testing, traffic data collection, and other tasks

  • Communicate effectively in the form of e-mail, memoranda, reports, and presentations.

  • Maintain project records, organize project submittal reviews and other miscellaneous project support tasks

  • Participate in client meetings to discuss project requirements, explain work, etc.

  • Remain abreast of, and incorporate where applicable, new traffic and ITS engineering technologies

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, transportation engineering, or traffic/ITS engineering; bachelor’s degree in engineering field other than civil will be considered with appropriate work experience.

  • 2+ years of experience

  • State Issued Driver’s License in good standing

  • Current design experience, bid package development and working with standards for design projects such as traffic signals, pavement markings, signing plans, maintenance of traffic plans, ITS, and Communications

  • Knowledge and understanding of design development process and requirements for traffic signals, pavement markings, maintenance of traffic

  • Computer proficiency: Windows environment, MicroStation, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access), Synchro, and organized file management

  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technical skills in an efficient manner to complete tasks.

  • Capability to effectively manage multiple tasks with varying or overlapping deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a professional engineering services office setting

  • Experience developing design plans in MicroStation in a team environment

  • Experience with MDOT bid package development process, specifications and estimating

  • Experience reviewing plans and drawings for roadway infrastructure and/or site developments

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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. 191982BR

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.