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Jacobs Senior Traffic Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future.

At Jacobs, we’re putting our knowledge and imagination together to shape the next generation of innovative transportation solutions. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success, and the global community then join us as a Traffic Engineer in Austin or San Antonio, Texas .

The ideal 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 Traffic Engineering team as well as other groups 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 and Responsibilities:

  • Perform transportation/traffic engineering planning and design including managing tasks and projects and quality control.

  • 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 traffic analysis, traffic operations, and traffic safety issues and communicate Jacobs innovative approach to City, State, and County officials.

  • Provide guidance to team members on traffic analysis and engineering tasks.

  • Review overall market trends in traffic engineering and provide input to technical leadership.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering with a focus in Transportation/Traffic engineering discipline.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or capability of getting registered through reciprocity within 6 months.

  • Significant experience in traffic engineering operations and analysis including development of Interstate Justification Access Reports, development of large-scale traffic impact studies, and traffic analysis tasks in support of feasibility and schematic projects.

  • Experience with traffic design tasks such as signal and sign design, plan production, and estimates.

  • Demonstrated experience with managing projects and performing as task lead on various traffic engineering projects.

  • Deep knowledge of various traffic engineering analysis tools such as HCS, Synchro, Vissim, Cap X, SPICE, SIDRA etc.

  • Substantial experience leading tasks or managing projects in traffic engineering

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineering Certification

  • Project management experience and task-leading on traffic engineering work

  • Significant experience in writing technical reports

  • Previous work experience with TxDOT and other Texas municipalities

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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