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HNTB Project Engineer - Traffic in Boston, Massachusetts

What We're Looking For

HNTB-Massachusetts has a 68-year history of providing engineering and planning services to public transportation agencies in the Commonwealth. With 200+ talented people; the Massachusetts office consistently delivers complex, award-winning infrastructure projects that have shaped the skyline and transportation network of many communities. The Massachusetts office has locations in both Boston and Chelmsford which are comprised of professionals who value both client development and professional development. The office has several programs to support continued professional advancement including Mentorship and Diversity & Inclusion committees. In addition, the EDGE (Engagement, Development, Growth, and Enrichment) group offers special events, such as happy hours, family outings and community fundraisers. The Massachusetts office consistently delivers complex transportation projects for the Commonwealth. Examples include the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, Cape Cod Canal Sagamore and Bourne Bridges, the Green Line Extension and the South Coast Rail Program.

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. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts.

Our growing traffic team has designed a variety of local projects, from intersection safety improvements to complete street corridor improvements to system interchange reconstruction. HNTB recently completed a complex system interchange for the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project in Hopkinton/Westborough/Southborough, as well as developed a comprehensive traffic management plan for the Rehabilitation of I-90 over Foss Reservoir (F-07-045) in Framingham.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Successful management of Traffic and/or ITS projects and tasks such as Capacity & Safety Analysis, Signal Optimization, Signal Design, Signing/Pavement Markings, ITS design, ITS System Management, and Maintenance of Traffic plan development

  • Meets schedule milestones, budget constraints and quality benchmarks on assigned projects and tasks

  • Provides technical expertise and guidance to project teams and oversees completeness and accuracy of the team's work

  • Provides quality control of traffic analyses, including traffic data, forecasts, simulation and operations analysis, and design

  • Participate in strategic planning and business development activities to support achievement of Traffic Section growth goals

  • Coordination with clients and builds effective client relationships

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Strong presentation and writing skills

  • Experience with developing traffic models in VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, Sidra, HCS

  • PE

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence the to the schedule and budget on projects.

  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.

  • Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.

  • Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience

  • PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

Competencies:

  • Ensures accountability by holding oneself and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Exhibits action orientation by calling upon prior experiences to take on new challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Collaborates with other disciplines outside of own primary discipline. Effectively building relationships through working with ones counterpart at the client level, partnering with clients to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively by developing and delivering information that conveys a clear understanding of the project needs to external audiences.

  • Manages complexity by making sense of complicated, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Exhibits courage by stepping up to address difficult issues by saying what needs to be said.

  • Displays sound decision quality for processes and making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward with consideration of how decisions affect other disciplines.

  • Develops the technical skills and organizational skills (project, budget, etc.) of others to meet both their career goals and the firm’s goals.

  • Directs work by delegating, guiding, and recommending solutions to remove obstacles.

  • Provides technical oversight and guidance to project team members.

  • Uses resourcefulness by securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently, using a variety of people and technical assets.

  • Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged at the discipline level using both formal and informal development channels, with development focused on their future career path.

  • Optimizes work processes by knowing and integrating the most effective and efficient processes to get things done. Focusing on continuous improvement balanced with client expectations.

  • Understands the impacts of decisions on technical design and work planning.

  • Coordinates work planning and design effectively across multiple technical disciplines.

  • Prepares high quality deliverables that are on time, and within budget and scope.

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-06244

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