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Job Information

AECOM Senior MOT Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Grand Rapids

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Maintenance of Traffic Engineer, to join our Transportation team, located in Grand Rapids, MI. Reporting to the GR Traffic Team Lead, this position will be responsible for supporting and leading Maintenance of Traffic design expertise in relation to engineering work associated with the AECOM Highway Design projects.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Primarily responsible for the completion of tasks associated with the maintenance of traffic for highway design projects.

  • Serve as the lead maintenance of traffic engineer for several highway design projects that will be of varying complexity and size.

  • Performs work under the supervision of AECOM’s state lead for maintenance of traffic engineering services.

  • Supports the management of efforts and costs for tasks as assigned.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Performs technical work; while overseeing the work of other junior staff when assigned to support a project.

Technical work includes but is not limited to:

  • Analysis of potential traffic impacts for roadway design projects throughout the various stages of construction.

  • Contribute to the development of construction staging and sequencing with a focus on improving mobility and safety performance outcomes.

  • Develop maintenance of traffic staging concepts and produce traffic management plans for each assigned project.

  • Write reports and special provisions supporting the maintenance of traffic staging as the project progresses.

  • Support resolution and refinement of maintenance of traffic plans as necessary during construction.

  • Provides traffic engineering services in support of other planning and preliminary engineering projects for roadway, freeway, transit systems, managed lanes, bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving design calculations, analysis, value engineering, writing technical specifications and project cost estimates.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered, apply innovative design solutions, implementing current technology to meet project design needs.

  • Provides guidance, mentoring and coaching to entry level/junior engineers, or technicians, to facilitate learning and improvement of their technical skills.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience including work in the state of Michigan or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in transportation design, temporary pavement design, temporary drainage design, and maintenance of traffic design for multimodal transportation projects.

  • Minimum 8 years of job-related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Michigan PE licensure

  • Experience in roadway design or maintenance of traffic design included temporary drainage, guiding civil design with a focus on roadway / highway

  • Hands on design experience on Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) transportation projects and familiar with MDOT standards, Highway Design Manual, Traffic Manual, Highway Capacity Manual, policy and procedures are preferred.

  • Experience with FHWA, State, and local transportation design.

  • Skilled in transportation design software including: Bentley MicroStation, Power GEOPAK, OpenRoads, and other platforms utilized by local agencies in Michigan.

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office programs and other relevant software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Bluebeam, and preferable Project.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251846BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.