Jacobs Traffic Engineer in Portland, Oregon

Traffic Engineer


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.

In this role, the Traffic Engineer will work with the team by performing the routine aspects of traffic engineering assignments; subsequently providing familiarity with the programs, staff, and operating procedures of the company. The Traffic Engineer will design various signal types, as well as miscellaneous illumination analysis and design, and develop related plans and specifications, all under the supervision of a Senior Engineer.

  • Planning and design of traffic projects including signals, illumination, as well as other traffic disciplines

  • Acts as part of a team of professionals on multiple projects. Ability to identify and solve design and construction challenges is required.

  • Interacts with team members and assists in the coordination of work among engineers and detailers.

  • Develop preliminary and detailed construction cost estimates.

  • Works collaboratively with the CAD technician team

  • Performs other duties as required.

  • May attend design review meetings, and interact with clients as his or her level of experience progresses



  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is required

  • Working knowledge of MicroStation and/or AutoCAD is required

  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills required

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.

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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Oregon-Portland

Req ID: BIA0003XT