Senior Traffic Engineer
Posted on: March 16, 2023
Senior Traffic Engineer
Req ID 11827
Senior Traffic Engineer
Who We Are
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WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Traffic Engineer for our Valhalla, New York office. The following locations will also be considered: Goshen, N Y. Be involved in projects with our Traffic Engineering and ITS Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
Provides technical assistance and guidance for the analysis, improvement, planning, engineering, design, and operation of streets and highways, their networks, adjacent land uses, and interaction with other modes of transportation and their terminals. Tasks may include assisting with performing capacity analyses, reviewing permitting, and assisting with the design, concept development, and construction of roadways, traffic patterns, and traffic signal design and timing. Generates accurate and concise reports and documentation regarding construction specifications. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
Function as Lead Traffic Engineer for projects in and around New York State from New York City, the Hudson Valley, and the Capital Region.
Provide technical analysis for a wide range of transportation infrastructure and land development projects
Management and mentoring of staff
Perform traffic impact studies including data collection and intersection/highway capacity analysis using HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM and other traffic engineering analysis software
Interface with staff from a range of other disciplines (civil, structural, planning) to support a diverse range of projects
Traffic signal design, timing development and implementation
Preparation of supporting written documentation, i.e. memoranda and reports, for studies and design, including those related to Environmental Impact Statements, Knowledge of traffic engineering tools, including Highway Capacity Manual/Highway Capacity Software, Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM/VISUM, and other equivalent modeling and analysis
Knowledge of traffic control device design, including developing plans, specifications and estimates for construction projects
Experience in traffic signal design and ITS design
Working knowledge of appropriate Federal Highway Administration, CEQR/SEQR, NYSDOT, and other relevant guidelines, including the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, the AASHTO
Green Book, and the NYSDOT Highway Design Manual
Experience with Micro-Station and/or AutoCAD
Ability to establish partnerships with internal and external project management, client representatives, government agencies, and other organizations
Positive attitude and people skills that constitute a team player
Work cooperatively with staff to effectively deliver projects on schedule and within budget
Ability to train and mentor junior staff
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of ADA Standards for curb ramp compliance and pedestrian facilities is desirable
Who You Are
BB.S. degree in Civil Engineering
3+ years of experience in traffic engineering design and construction projects
Demonstrated track record of working with state, municipal, and private clients
A strong background in traffic engineering and transportation planning
Ability to work in the United States immediately
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Master's Degree in Engineering.
Essential Professional Licensure/Certification in NY
Experience managing small to mid-size projects.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification is desirable
Compensation and Benefits:
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
Expected Salary: $85,900 - $108,000
WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.
Travel Required: N/A - No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: VALHALLA - SUMMIT LAKE DR
All locations: US-NY-Goshen, US-NY-Valhalla
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Senior Traffic Engineer
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