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Senior Traffic Engineer / Planner

  • Job reference: NA-002849
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Austin
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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’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Austin, TX team as a SR. Traffic Engineer / Planner.


Atkins is looking for an experienced and talented individual to join our Austin transportation planning team to provide travel demand modeling and traffic operations modeling.
We are a growing practice working on a diverse range of high profile projects throughout Texas and other states.

We're looking for an individual to help deliver projects for local, regional, and key national clients. We have a strong forward-looking workload with major clients including the Texas Department of Transportation, Regional Mobility Authorities, and the Federal Highway Administration. Our teams are currently delivering exciting and nationally important infrastructure projects, including roadways, toll facilities, bus rapid transit, sustainable solutions, and transportation technology projects. They are developing new technical solutions to meet the challenges and opportunities provided by Intelligent Mobility including the application of mobile phone data and other sources of 'big data.'
Looking at complex projects from every angle, you'll help our customers to find the best solutions to their transportation challenges.

You'll make the most of your analytical skills and client focus to guide others and deliver interesting high-quality projects. We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the very forefront of our industry.
You’ll further your experience through exceptional formal training opportunities and
work on a diverse range of industry-leading projects.

  • Apply travel demand modeling software such as TransCAD and CUBE, and traffic operations modeling software such as CORSIM, VISSUM, and Synchro, or any similar package to a wide range of projects.
  • Use analytic and/or programming skills to analyze big data.
  • Lead and develop project teams.
  • Prepare project reports detailing your analysis results.
  • Work on multi-disciplinary projects as a team member or a project manager.
  • Manage project and task scopes, schedules and budgets.
  • Atkins is looking to add staff who:
  • Are dynamic and passionate about the transportation planning and modeling field.
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Have an interest and appreciation of current transport policy and the key factors influencing national and local
  • authority clients as well as private sector considerations.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in applying a range of relevant analytical techniques to meet varying client /
  • project requirements on a diverse range of projects.
  • Have good organizational, communication, time and budget management skills.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with seven years of experience since B.S. or 6 years since M.S. Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience.

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

  • PE. license is required, PTOE certification desired.

  • Travel demand modeling and microsimulation traffic modeling experience 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 here:


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