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Senior Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001503
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Raleigh
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact.

We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an experienced Senior Traffic Engineer to join our Planning team in our Raleigh, NC office.


Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area.
On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications.
On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems.
On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product.
Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


Performs work that involves conventional transportation and traffic engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.
Primary responsibilities would include, but are not limited to, those stated below:
• Perform traffic simulation and capacity analysis;
• Develop project level traffic forecasts;
• Prepare written reports and presentations of project findings;
• Communication with client and other project disciplines;
• Analyze historical crash data; and
• Perform field reviews of project study areas


B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.
This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S.
Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree.


Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. May be eligible to receive project management training.
Preference will be given to candidates that have the following skills and/or experience:
• Experience with traffic analysis software (TransModeler, Synchro, HCS, Sidra, VISSIM, CORSIM, etc);
• Experience with traffic forecasting procedures;
• Experience with travel demand modeling using TransCAD; and
• Signal design, signal timing, signal plan development and/or traffic control experience


P.E. license is required.

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.

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