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Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001560
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges. 

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.


Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA staff as a Traffic Engineer.


Major/Function/Role:
  • Under supervision, performs routine traffic/transportation engineering work while developing professional proficiency.
  • On design assignments, works to learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. 
  • On assignments involving investigations and planning, works to learn the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. 
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

Job Duties:

  • Generally applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.
  • Will assist with work that involves conventional transportation and traffic engineering practice. 
  • Primary responsibilities would include, but are not limited to, those stated below:
  • Perform traffic simulation and capacity analysis;
  • Develop project level traffic forecasts;
  • Supporting with the preparation of written reports and presentations of project findings;
  • Analyze historical crash data; and
  • Perform field reviews of project study area


Education & Experience:
  • B.S. in Engineering. 
  • Minimal experience is required of incumbents with a Bachelor's Degree in a branch of Engineering directly related to hiring discipline; no experience required with a Master's degree.

Special Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills. PC and CAD skills required.
  • 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).

Professional Registrations:

  • E.I. or EIT desired.


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 Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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