AECOM ITS / Traffic Engineering Associate in Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146589BR

Position Title ITS / Traffic Engineering Associate

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Georgia

City Atlanta

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

The ITS/Traffic Department is actively seeking a creative, self-driven, highly talented ITS/Traffic Engineering Associate for employment in the Atlanta, GA office. As an ITS/Traffic Engineering Associate in the ITS/Traffic Department you will assist with a variety of work including traffic safety, traffic signal timing/operations, engineering studies, traffic signal design, ITS planning, ITS architecture, ITS design, and ITS communications. We regularly perform hands-on signal operations work, so you'll have the opportunity to implement and fine-tune traffic signal timing plans, troubleshooting traffic signal equipment, and program and troubleshoot traffic signal and ITS communications network equipment. You'll also have the opportunity to design cutting edge traffic engineering and ITS projects that implement the latest technologies for improving surface street transportation. If you are the successful applicant, you can look forward to joining a large, dynamic, and highly technical team of engineers and technicians who are driven to provide exceptional traffic and ITS services to our clients. This position will reports to one of our Project Managers

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Design of intersection and traffic design projects according to each agency’s standards and plan development processes

  • Development of traffic studies, traffic engineering reports, roundabout feasibility studies, crash analyses, concept reports, road safety audits, and other traffic engineering tasks

  • Development and implementation of coordinated traffic signal timing plans, including building and optimizing Synchro models, developing timing databases, coordinating with agency staff to determine implementation needs/desires, implementing new timings, fine tuning new timings, and conducting before and after travel time studies

  • Assess performance of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Manage client expectations to ensure client is highly satisfied with project(s)

  • Periodic travel required within Georgia and neighboring states

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school

  • 2+ years of experience in traffic engineering

  • Experience and demonstrated ability using the following software/firmware: Synchro/SimTraffic, and MicroStation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.