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Jacobs Senior Traffic Manager in New York, New York

Senior Traffic Manager


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs has a great opportunity for a Senior Traffic Manager in our New York City office. The position provides the ability to contribute immediately to traffic and transportation project development and execution. Position will assist in operational management of the Traffic group by coordinating and planning staff resources as well as project scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety and organization of the Traffic Groups internal technical and support staff, and subconsultants. Key clients include Federal, NJDOT, NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCEDC, NYCDDC, DSNY, and the Port Authority of NY & NJ.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Implementation of the Transportation System Management and Operational aspect of project designs for complex multi-million dollar projects as principal engineer and/or project manager.

  • Project manager for traffic and transportation assignments, responsible for staffing, coordination of work product, schedule, scope, and budget management as well as client engagement and management.

  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with clients to ensure expectations are identified and met

  • Providing technical guidance, career development and mentoring to his/her project staff.

  • Develops solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity

  • Managing project quality by providing ideas and suggestions aimed at improving the effectiveness of project activities

  • Delivering large complex and/or multiple projects on time and within budget

  • Providing traffic safety leadership to projects

  • Responsible for performing transportation/traffic engineering and design

  • Helping to plan and execute teaming strategies for public projects as well as Public Private Partnerships, Design-Build and other forms of project delivery

  • Performing sales activities including client development, proposal and qualifications development, and interviews in collaboration with the internal sales team and NYC office leadership.


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.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in a Transportation/Traffic engineering discipline is required

  • 10 years of Transportation/Traffic design engineering experience required

  • P.E. Registration in New York required

  • Experience in leading and successfully completing traffic engineering projects such as signal timing, signing, striping, and signal design, construction traffic control, traffic impact studies, safety studies, corridor plans, operations analysis, multi-modal studies etc. is required

  • Previous work experience with NYSDOT, NYCDOT, PANYNJ, and NJDOT projects (studies and design) is required

  • Demonstrated experience with preparation of plans, specification and estimates to state and local standards is required

  • Proficiency with HCM, MUTCD, AASHTO “Green Book”, HSM is required

  • Previous Transportation Planning and Traffic engineering experience with regards to NEPA studies is preferred

  • Road Safety Audit (RSA) experience is preferred

  • P.E. Registration in New Jersey is preferred

  • PTOE preferred

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Job Project Management

Primary Location United States-New York-New York-US NY New York - 7th Avenue

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: BI 000736