Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Mississippi, Jackson

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced and highly talented Senior ITS/Traffic Engineer for immediate employment in one of our Mississippi offices located in Jackson. AECOM’s local and national network of talented professionals supports a wide-range of public and private sector clients and project types. This position will be part of a talented team of experts providing professional services across business lines including the planning, design, construction phase support, integration, operations and maintenance of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic signal systems, connected/automated vehicle platforms, and various other advanced transportation technology systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as an AECOM project manager for ITS and traffic engineering contracts, upon obtaining AECOM certification

  • Developing plans, specifications, estimates and other project deliverables

  • Adapting and evolving team capabilities to meet changes in client needs, markets, and technologies

  • Business development including building new client relationships, writing proposals and securing project work

  • Working individually, or as a team, on several local, state, national and global projects of significance

  • Writing a variety of technical reports and conducting presentations

Projects may involve:

  • Connected/Automated Vehicles and Applications

  • Freeway ITS, Active Travel Management Systems, Advanced Arterial Traffic Signal Systems, and Transportation Operation Centers

  • Systems Engineering Analyses (Concepts, Requirements, Specifications, Design, Testing and Verification)

  • Transportation studies including corridors, interchanges, signal system operations, site development and safety analyses

  • Standalone design projects ranging including traffic signal systems and ITS deployments

  • Public agency support service contracts providing a wide range of ITS/traffic engineering services

  • Microstation, AutoCAD, Traffic Modeling, Economic Analysis and GIS modeling

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Additional job responsibilities include:

  • Local expert on providing technical leadership in a specialty area, often for a district.

  • Keeps informed of new developments and requirements affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in programs and applications.

  • Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates assignments.

  • Makes decisions independently on technical problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work.

  • Applies advanced or state-of-the-art knowledge and experience to resolve crucial issues and/or unique conditions. The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually results from progressive experience.

  • Supervision received is essentially administrative, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience

  • PE license in Mississippi

  • PTOE

  • Experience managing a team of engineers

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. 224852BR

Clearance Required 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.