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Senior Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001942
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Miami
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Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Senior Traffic Engineer in our Miami office.

Under direction, provides professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements. Functions as mentor to project managers and technical professionals to assist in their training and development. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.

Job Details:

Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.

Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices.

Performs traffic engineering reviews of applications for access permits and associated traffic impact studies for compliance with Florida Statutes 335-18, Rules 14-96 and 14-97, and state manuals, specification and policies.

Perform and review engineering and data analysis, develop engineering reports and associated documents (work orders for signing, pavement marking changes, traffic regulations, signal operating plans, etc.). This includes performing field assessments, application of engineering principles, judgment to identify operational and safety deficiencies and the development of appropriate remedial action, presentation of findings and conclusions and coordination of resources necessary to produce reports.

Signs and seals engineering documents as required.

Review and recommend the need for turn lanes, signals and/or other improvements related to the traffic generation of a development.

Reviews state projects during design and construction to incorporate access management features consistent with Rules 14-96 and 14-97.

Provide review comments on plan submittals generated by the Department and other entities.

This includes developing technical comments directed to the design project manager or design engineer of record based on traffic engineering fundamentals, Department design standards, and engineering judgment includes accepting/rejecting the responses to those comments.

Reviews guide sign requests and wayfinding sign requests to ensure compliance with Rule 14-51.

Signs and seals engineering documents as required. Represents Traffic Operations at public meetings and serves as a liaison between Production and Traffic Operations on access management issues.

Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent traffic engineering interests.

Includes, providing useful commentary and review of work products as well as developing correspondence and follow-up contact as needed.

Coordinates engineering decisions about signing/pavement markings, signal operations and access/median openings with Central Office and other District staff to ensure consistent, predictable and repeatable decisions across the state.


P.E. or PTOE license is required.

Experience with traffic signaling, traffic signal control and phasing.

Experience with programming smart traffic.

Current with ITS/FM standards.

Skilled in interpreting and disseminating traffic engineering related data.

Skilled in traffic operations analysis and study techniques.

Skilled in traffic engineering principles and practices.

IMSA licensure level II is preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates that are familiar with and/or have experience with traffic analysis software (TransModeler, Synchro, HCS, Sidra, VISSIM, CORSIM, etc.) and is familiar with Georgia Department of Transportation procedures and policy guidance.

Experience in applying regional travel demand models in Cube and/or TransCAD is desirable but not required.

Familiarity with big data analysis (AirSage, INRIX, NPMRDS, etc.)

Knowledge of FDOT Design Standards.

Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data.

Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. May be eligible to receive project management training.

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager

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.

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