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Senior Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002046
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Detroit
Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Detroit, Michigan team as a Senior Traffic Engineer.

Job Details:

Perform ITS/Traffic Engineering and design assignments of a varied nature.

Serving in a project design production and support role under the general guidance and mentorship of experienced task leaders and project management staff

Conduct and assist with ITS/connected vehicle design, signal timing optimization, traffic operational and safety studies, traffic modeling, signal designs and develop drawings for traffic signals, signing and pavement markings for transportation projects.

Perform traffic impact studies for new developments.

Conduct field activities such as traffic counts, traffic observations, origin destination studies.


Experience in use of traffic engineering software such as HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, Vissim, and RODEL.

AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience preferred.

Experience in development or implementation of traffic signal timing coordination/time-space diagram.

Excellent verbal and written skills.

Education and Experience:

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.

Professional Registration:

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 EOE/ Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view the Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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