Traffic Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/9/2022 3:26 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego
Regular Full-Time


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 San Diego, CA 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 California and across the southwest region.


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 contracts
  • Represent NV5 at professional functions


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college.
  • A Master’s degree in transportation planning and/or engineering (a plus).
  • 2 - 5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standard traffic engineering techniques, reference materials, and design criteria.
  • Knowledge of Caltrans and other public agency design methods and procedures.
  • 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.


  • Working towards PE Licensure.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.


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