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Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001819
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Vestavia Hills
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Why not...

Atkins 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Vestavia Hills, AL office as a Traffic Engineer.   


Major Function/Role

  • Perform traffic signal field inventory
  • 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
  • Perform field reviews of project study area
  • Willingness to travel 50% up to two years – All travel within State of Alabama - Rotation of one week travel and one week in office


Job Duties

  • Performs work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment, to carry out diversified engineering projects or phases of a single project with relatively few complex features and requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.
  • 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.


Education and 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

  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that are familiar with and/or have experience with traffic analysis software (Synchro, CORSIM, CUBE Voyager, HCS, Sidra, VISSIM, TransModeler, 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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement.


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