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Sr. Designer

  • Job reference: NA-002136
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Detroit
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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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Sr. Designer  in Detroit, MI.

Job responsibilities:

Under the direction of senior engineer/project manager, Traffic Engineer may perform the following:

Conduct traffic analysis using HCS, Synchro, SIDRA, VISSIM, Transmodeler or other micro simulation model

Traffic forecasting

Safety analysis

Perform complex calculation, prepare reports and graphics

Support the team on other traffic engineering related roles

Specific skills:

Experience with traffic impact studies and crash analysis

Knowledge of signal timing and traffic signal design

Ability to conduct intersection and corridor studies

Knowledge of local agency and national standards

Ability to work independently and in a flexible, team environment

Minimum qualifications:

Experience in evaluating traffic operations

Prior experience with traffic engineering, traffic operation analysis and traffic forecasting

Proficiency with Synchro, Microstation, CORSIM, SIDRA, VISSIM and/or TransCAD

Typical incumbent has 2+ years’ experience within the field of traffic engineering

Excellent communication skills including verbal and written

E.I. or EIT is usually desired

Education and Experience:

B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.

This level may be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S.

The typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years' experience since Bachelor's degree.

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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