HNTB Traffic Project Engineer in Santa Ana, California
What We're Looking For
HNTB is currently seeking to hire a traffic project engineer in their Los Angeles office (preferred location). An applicant who can work in the HNTB Orange County or LAX office would also be considered. The target applicant will have six 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, and report writing on freeway corridor, arterial, and transit projects at various stages of development (ranging from the planning phase through final design). 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 such as signing/striping, traffic signal, 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 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 and result summaries appropriate to specific project needs, including: VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, 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, and traffic handling plans
Willing to learn ITS and emerging technology planning/design skills
Builds effective client relationships
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
California PE and/or TE
Able to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
What You'll Need
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.
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
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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