AECOM Senior ITS / Traffic Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior ITS / Traffic Engineer

United States of America - Michigan

Grand Rapids

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative and highly talented Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer for immediate employment in our Grand Rapids, MI office. AECOM’s network of talented professionals supports public and private transportation clients across the State of Michigan and Great Lakes.

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

  • Manage and lead a variety of technical tasks for projects including: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Advanced traffic signal systems, Transportation Operations Centers and Traffic Engineering Studies

  • Serve as an owner’s representative for ITS projects during construction including: Review of proposed equipment submittals, Resolution of Contractor requests for information, Device/Systems testing and acceptance and Systems engineering documentation

  • Serve as an AECOM certified project manager, upon obtaining AECOM certification

  • Develop plans, specifications and estimates

  • Write technical reports and make technical presentations

  • Manage, lead, develop and represent a technical team of ITS and traffic engineering professionals in Michigan

  • Actively engage in building client relationships in pursuing and winning projects

Projects may involve:

  • Advanced and emerging technology / ITS devices / innovative solutions

  • Freeway/Arterial Transportation Operation Centers

  • Interstate/Urban/Rural highways

  • ITS Specifications Development

  • Other transportation facilities

  • Microstation, AutoCAD and GIS modeling

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of related experience

  • Professional Engineering License

  • Prior traffic and ITS design experience with a Department of Transportation, Tolling Agencies, Local Agencies, or similar

  • Advancement opportunities are available to those candidates who show initiative and firm understanding of design concepts and leadership skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of related experience

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163533BR