HNTB ITS Project Engineer in Miami, Florida

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


HNTB Corporation is currently seeking a ITS Project Engineer in our Miami, Florida office to support our growing transportation practice.

Job Summary

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinate efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.

  • Serves as technical liaison with client at staff level for work within the discipline.

  • Assists with project management duties.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

Prepare project plans and specifications related to ITS elements such as fiber optic cable systems, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras, Microwave Vehicle Detection System (MVDS) and Dynamic Message Signs (DMS)

Perform feasibility studies and concept design to support TSM&O initiatives and existing ITS device improvement and replacement projects

Design and implement gigabit Ethernet and fiber optic cable communications network

Design communications systems between field devices and central operations centers

Design highway and traffic signal systems, environmental sensors and speed detection systems

Develop and evaluate communication alternatives between field equipment and the traffic operations centers (gigabit Ethernet, fiber and wireless based systems)

Conduct ITS field reviews, data collection and analysis and preparation of satisfactory designs

Perform design calculations and conduct investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and direct preparation of design specifications

Perform quantity estimates, detailing and check calculations and drawings

Design signing and pavement markings related to ITS plans

Review ITS plans

Review ITS shop drawings

Organize scheduling of specific tasks and assignments

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

6 years relevant experience

PE or AICP (depending on discipline)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

Florida PE registration or able to obtain Florida PE within six months of employment

Design software experience with MicroStation (FDOT Plans Preparation Experience)

South Florida ITS design experience with local agency ITS project requirements such as District 4, District 6, MDX and FTE

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering

Focus in ITS design/Traffic Operations

Experience with System Engineering Processes and System Engineering documentation

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Excellent verbal communications skills

Strong writing skills including experience in technical reports and technical specifications development

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Job Location US-FL-Miami

HNTB Job Title Project Engineer

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Engineering-Intelligent Transportation

Job ID 0517-16107