Accessibility Links

Search for jobs

Or browse jobs

Senior Traffic Control/ Maintenance of Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002642
  • Sector: Aviation, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: New York
This vacancy has now expired

Why not...

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in our New York, NY Office  as a Senior Traffic Control/Maintenance of Traffic Engineer


This is a great opportunity to lead a traffic control plan/maintenance of traffic team on major Design Build transportation infrastructure pursuits and projects. This person will lead a team of engineering and design staff, in development of concepts and detailed designs for maintaining traffic during construction. Efforts will include: engineering calculations, field observations, quality control reviews, close coordination with the builder to align plans with desired construction sequencing, and development of construction plans and specifications. This individual must be competent in leading traffic control plans/maintenance of traffic (TCP/MOT) engineering work and demonstrate a broad knowledge of applicable highway design criteria, sound application of engineering principles, safety, design methodology, and an understanding of construction means and methods. Applicant must be familiar with highway design disciplines such as structures/walls, drainage, freeway signing, ITS, and traffic operations at a minimum. The ideal candidate is familiar with New York State highway/freeway/toll road criteria and standards relating to delivery of a transportation infrastructure project.




  • Leads, plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates all phases of the TCP/MOT engineering work as a part of a major transportation design build project. Can define and manage resources based upon project schedules.
  • Performs conceptual/preliminary, intermediate, and final engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of engineers, designers or drafters, as well as performs inter-disciplinary reviews.
  • Reviews cost and staff-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules and provides the same for change orders. Manages work efforts to align with project budgets.
  • Ensures the TCP/MOT team is compliant with rigorous quality control process. Ensures that requisite quality control reviews occur at requisite milestones and/or phases of project work. Follows prescribed company quality control procedures.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and reports and submits them for approval, as well as signs and seals the same as Responsible Engineer.
  • Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff, including subconsultants to achieve project success.
  • May perform other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 15 years (20 preferred) in TCP/MOT design and design build experience on transportation projects. In addition, the following is required:
  • Proven leadership of TCP/MOT engineering team (10+ individuals) delivering a major transportation design build reconstruction project including freeway/interstate type interchanges. Leadership on two projects desired.


  • Strong technical writing and communications skills. Will need to communicate daily with the builder and be responsive and understanding of planned construction delivery and methodology so that the TCP/MOT designs are developed consistent with expectations.
  • Experience and familiarity with MUTCD, AASHTO, and FHWA required. Experience in delivery in New York State (freeways, highways, thruway facilities) strongly desired. Experience and understanding of following programs is required: Geopak, Modeling (Inroads/Open Roads and/or AutoCAD (Civil 3D)). 
  • Familiarity with FAA and port authority agencies a plus.


  • P.E. license in New York State is required, or ability to achieve NY PE within 3 months of hire. Current NCEES record and multiple state PEs suffice as evidence of latter.


  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites. Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data. 
  • Candidate will work out of an office in the New York City metropolitan area.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:



Our people