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HNTB ITS/Traffic Engineer III in Arlington, Virginia

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

HNTB is currently seeking to hire a ITS/Traffic engineer in their Arlington, VA office. The target applicant will have five to ten years of experience in traffic engineering and/or traffic operations and modeling, but slightly more or less experience is acceptable. The candidate will support our Northern Virginia office in a variety of traffic design and traffic operational analysis tasks. Project work will include traffic design work for plans, specification, and estimate (PS&E) packages such as traffic signal, lighting, signing/striping, ITS/Fiber communication, stage construction, and temporary design plans. In addition, the candidate will also assist with modeling, data analysis, design, estimating, specifications, and report writing at various stages of development (ranging from the planning phase through construction). Typical deliverable work may include traffic studies, feasibility studies and technical studies, and design supporting reports.

Communications skills (verbal and written) and ability to work with remote teams are very important. Someone who is familiar with VDOT and/or DDOT project development process, standard plans, standard specifications, directives, and policies will be helpful.

This opportunity entails being responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position works closely with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.

What You'll Do:

  • Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.

  • Assist in the development of project specifications.

  • Responsible for development of discipline specific engineering project elements/deliverables such as reports, designs, and plans.

  • Aids in the coordination and productivity of project team members.

  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineering project team members.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and on multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs quality control reviews of discipline - specific engineering project elements/deliverables.

  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience, or

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 year of relevant experience, or

  • PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Prepares design plans, specification, and estimate (PS&E) packages such as signals, lighting, signing/striping, ITS/Fiber communication, stage construction, and temporary design plans.

  • Constant coordination with other project disciplines to identify planning and design conflicts.

  • Willing to learn ITS and emerging technology planning/design skills.

  • Independently progresses the majority of designs and tasks required of the discipline.

  • Experience with understanding and implementing the MUTCD, along with local standards/policies and design guidelines to projects.

  • Exhibiting a thorough understanding of the application related to engineering, geometric and algebraic principles.

  • Builds effective client relationships.

What We Prefer:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification

  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification

Additional Information

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Arlington, VA (Alexandria)












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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-18758