AECOM Traffic Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147879BR

Position Title Traffic Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Arizona

City Phoenix

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

About the Business Line


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 Design Consulting Services (DCS) Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Traffic Engineer for immediate employment in the Phoenix, Arizona Office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate progressive experience in transportation engineering, with specialized skills and experience in traffic operations and transportation planning. The incumbent can look forward to multi-disciplinary projects requiring complex design and analysis skills; management of projects and major project tasks; mentorship of technical staff; and client interaction. Incumbent may participate on design-build projects in the region.

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

  • Participates on interdisciplinary teams with technical responsibilities in the areas of traffic operations analysis and simulation; traffic signal design and operations; signing and striping plan preparation; and construction traffic control planning

  • Prepares project deliverables including construction plans, specifications, cost estimates, and technical reports

  • Supervises work prepared by junior professional staff and technicians

  • Participates in client meetings and the presentation of project findings to technical and lay audiences

  • Participates in client marketing, the preparation of proposals and making sales presentations

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in traffic engineering design and traffic operations

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering can substitute for up to two years of work experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Arizona or ability to obtain within six months of starting employment

  • Experience with MicroSoft Office Suite including MSProject, MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD

  • Experience with traffic engineering software such as SignCAD and Visual and other applicable software packages

  • Knowledge of traffic engineering software including VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, TransCAD, and HCS

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant work 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.