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Jacobs Senior Traffic Engineer - Planning and Design in Fort Worth, 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

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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