Jacobs Senior Traffic Engineer - Planning and Design in Dallas, Texas
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We are seeking a Senior Traffic Engineer in the Dallas/Fort Worth market with interest and skills in traffic operations; traffic design including traffic signal design, signing design and pavement marking design; ITS Design; Maintenance of Traffic (MOT); transportation planning; and traffic operations and safety analysis.
The candidate will participate in planning, budgeting and delivering traffic engineering projects including traffic operational analysis, traffic microsimulation models, roadway design, signal design, ITS design, signing and marking, and/or construction traffic control plans, etc. Applicant will be expected to work closely with other members of the team, other Department leads and be flexible in meeting changing project needs. The candidate is expected to provide supervision, technical direction and mentoring to less experienced personnel. Our office provides support for other Jacobs offices and regions, so there is potential opportunity for work on major, exciting projects across the USA and internationally.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities :
Responsible for performing transportation/traffic engineering planning and design including managing task and projects
Function as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced engineering concepts and techniques
Perform civil design calculations, sketches, drawings, technical comparisons and similar technical work as required by assignments
Develop solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity
Participate in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects
Maintain effective communication with project team members and with clients
Research transit, traffic analysis, traffic operations, ITS and safety issues and works with City, State, and County officials
Research design options and document
Demonstrate proficiency in using computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment, traffic analysis and simulation software, and other office production software to perform engineering tasks
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Bachelors of Civil Engineering with a focus in Transportation or Traffic engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or capable of getting registered through reciprocity within 6 months.
Long-standing experience in traffic engineering; should include work listed as Principal Duties & Responsibilities above
Project management experience and task leading on traffic engineering work
Demonstrated experience with preparation of detailed design plans to state and local standards
Ideally, a preferred candidate would also have:
Master’s degree with a focus in Transportation or Traffic engineering
Preparation of technical reports
Previous work experience with TxDOT and other Texas municipalities
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