HNTB Traffic Engineer III in Ontario, California
What We're Looking For
Join our growing Southern California Transportation Team! We are growing our offices in the Inland Empire (Ontario) and Orange County (Santa Ana). We are supporting high profile transportation projects in the Inland Empire and Orange County such as Brightline West (high speed rail), I -10 Freeway corridor in San Bernardino, various LA Metro and Caltrans Highway projects! Why not grow your career in civil engineering while supporting these important projects that support the infrastructure in your communities? We are ENR #12 design firm in the country!
HNTB is currently seeking to hire a traffic engineer in their Orange County office (preferred location). An applicant who can work in the HNTB Los Angeles or Ontario office would also be considered. The target applicant will have five to ten years of experience in traffic engineering and operations modeling, but slightly more or less experience is acceptable. The candidate will support our Southern California traffic staff in a variety of traffic operational analysis and traffic design tasks. Project work will include modeling, data analysis, design, estimating, specifications, and report writing on freeway corridor, arterial, and transit projects at various stages of development (ranging from the planning phase through construction). Typical deliverable work includes feasibility studies, technical studies in support of environmental documents, and transportation management plans (TMPs). In addition, the candidate will also assist with traffic design work for plans, specification, and estimate (PS&E) packages such as signing/striping, traffic signal, stage construction, and traffic handling plans. Communications skills (verbal and written) and ability to work with remote teams are very important. Someone who is familiar with the Caltrans project development process, standard plans, standard specifications, directives, and policies and has Southern California experience on planning and design projects (as opposed to research) is particularly desirable.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Develops traffic analysis models, supplemental analysis complex spreadsheets, and result summaries appropriate to specific project needs, including: VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, FREEVAL, and Rodel experience are preferred; other software packages are helpful.
Prepares TMPs, including traffic analysis for TMPs projecting and analyzing diversions and summarizing benefits and costs
Communicates results in presentations and in writing
Utilizes travel demand modeling tools to aid in development of future traffic volume projections
Independently identifies and analyzes transportation planning issues, including: Determining datasets required to bring forth the best answer; Analyzing and presenting the study result; Providing interpretation on feasibility of implementation or concerns around the result
Writes technical reports and creates presentations of findings (samples may be required) that have been presented to a diverse group of clients and the public
Provides quality control of traffic analyses, including traffic data, forecasts, simulation and operations analysis
Prepares signing, striping, stage construction, and traffic handling plans, estimates, and specifications
Application of California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (CA MUTCD) and Caltrans standards/policies to develop construction sequencing of roadway improvements on freeway, ramps, and local streets while using traffic operations background to make informed decisions on temporary roadway configurations and vehicular detours
Constant coordination with other project disciplines to identify planning and design conflicts
Willing to learn ITS and emerging technology planning/design skills
Builds effective client relationships
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
California PE and/or TE
What You'll Need
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience
Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 year of relevant experience
PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience
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Los Angeles, CA (Figueroa Street), Santa Ana, CA (Irvine)
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Engineering Group