Traffic Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2022 9:28 PM)
Job ID
2022-7069
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-NC-Cary
Category
Transportation
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

 

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.

 

We are seeking a Traffic Engineer who will work on transportation planning and traffic engineering projects for our Traffic Services Group in our Cary, NC office. The preferred candidate will have a traffic engineering background with technical skills in traffic analysis and design and will provide technical expertise on traffic engineering issues for planning and design of transportation and development infrastructure throughout the Carolinas and across the southeast region.

Responsibilities

NV5 is seeking a full-time Traffic Engineer in our Cary, NC office.  The Traffic Engineer will manage and work on projects in the Traffic Services Group including:Traffic operations and safety analysis

  • Traffic signal, ITS, and lighting design
  • Signing and striping design
  • Construction/work zone traffic control design
  • Prepare technical reports and construction plans for traffic elements
  • Coordinate with other disciplines, clients, and sub-consultants
  • Mentor and train staff to expand technical expertise
  • Prepare proposals and contract
  • Represent NV5 at professional functions

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college.
  • A Master’s degree in transportation planning and/or engineering (a plus).
  • 6 - 10 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standard traffic engineering techniques, reference materials, and design criteria.
  • Knowledge of NCDOT and other public agency design methods and procedures.
  • Experience with Highway Capacity Software, Synchro/Sim Traffic, Sidra, Vissim or similar analysis tools.
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil3D, MicroStation or similar CADD design tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Availability for occasional overnight travel.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • PTOE and/or AICP, a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the organization), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Work will primarily be in the office setting with limited opportunities to be exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Work will be primarily working with fingers by picking, pinching, typing and grasping often with repetitive motion.
  • Must have visual acuity for viewing a computer screen, the ability to talk, hear and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 10 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary. 

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

 

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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