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Traffic Engineer

Company: Volkert
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are we the road to your future?

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for an experienced Traffic Engineer to support ourEast Gulf Regionlocated in Tennessee.

What you'll be doing:

  • Prepare technical reports for traffic impact studies, interchange access requests, or safety studies
  • Prepare and management the development of traffic impact studies, land use planning, master plan studies, traffic signal warrant studies, bikeway planning and design, community and campus planning, technical report writing
  • Prepare traffic signal design plans for new intersections and signal modifications to facilitate multimodal accommodations
  • Prepare temporary traffic control plan/traffic management plan (TMP) and signing, pavement marking plans
  • Prepare Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design plans
  • Assist in preparing conceptual intersection layouts, schematics, signal timings and engineering reports
  • Supervise and mentor junior engineers
  • Attend project meetings with clients
  • Manage project budgets to meet financial metrics
  • Responsible for business development activities What you need to have:
    • BS in Civil Engineering
    • 4+ years of traffic engineering experience
    • EIT is required, PE is highly preferred
    • PTP or PTOE is preferred
    • ITE membership will be preferred, if not already a member
    • Knowledge in transportation planning, including comprehensive corridor analysis, TDOT local programs (beneficial), public involvement, safety and access, pedestrian and bicycle planning, multimodal planning and traffic operations
    • Proficiency in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD (OpenRoads/InRoads preferred)
    • Familiarity with TDOT and/or general DOT traffic design standards, MUTCD and AASHTO
    • Proficiency in traffic analyses software such as VISSIM, Synchro/Simtraffic, Sidra Intersection, HCS
    • Self-starter and capable of completing tasks with minimal oversight
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
    • Willingness and motivation to curate and foster personal client base
    • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment Volkert Perks:
      • Competitive compensation
      • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
      • Challenging and innovative projects
      • Employee referral program
      • Professional development
      • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
      • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision
      • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
      • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
      • Wellness incentives
      • Additional voluntary benefits

        The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.

        "For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference."

        - Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

        Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.


Keywords: Volkert, Chattanooga , Traffic Engineer, Engineering , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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