Traffic Operations Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Mount Clemens
United States

United States of America - Michigan, Mount Clemens

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Traffic Operations Engineer for immediate employment. The Traffic Operations Engineer position will be based in the southeast Michigan area and work out of both the AECOM office and client facilities. The applicant will need to be professional, self-motivated, resourceful and able to successfully execute various traffic engineering related tasks in a fast-paced environment with ever changing priorities. The appropriately qualified applicant will need to demonstrate an understanding of traffic signal systems and intelligent transportation systems along with how they are applied to daily roadway operations.

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

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

  • Implement traffic signal timing changes to alleviate congestion and delay due to construction, traffic incident management, peak hour traffic, special events, and areal traffic volume fluctuations

  • Assess performance of the traffic signal system and prepare various reports

  • Assist in implementing traffic signal timing plans

  • Conduct traffic and ITS engineering studies

  • Effectively manage all assigned tasks and schedules

  • Coordinate effectively with agency staff, contractors, and other consultants

  • Collect traffic data from the field, including operational observations, intersection lane measurements, grades, and signal phasing

  • Interact professionally and proactively with clients and ensure clients are highly satisfied with deliverables provided

  • May require travel within Michigan to serve the project, potential exists for one to two day trips at infrequent intervals

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, traffic engineering, or appropriate discipline

  • Minimum one year of practical experience in a professional engineering related work environment

  • Michigan Driver’s License in good standing

  • Must have the ability to work all shifts including: nights, major holidays, weekends, and planned/unplanned events

  • Computer proficiency: Windows environment, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access); Microstation, AutoCAD, Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, and ability to maintain in adherence with an organized project file management structure

  • Ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure

  • Ability to communicate clearly, organize correspondence, convey urgency, and document decisions made to project management

  • Ability to meet rigorous attendance standards

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively speak, read, and write on technical topics in the English language

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of self-motivation and resourcefulness

  • Demonstrated ability to develop technical reports, documents, client communication, and technical memoranda

  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to a variety of project specific operational policies and protocols

  • Demonstrated ability to professionally communicate with public regarding operational concerns on roadways in a layperson manner

  • Experience with data manipulation, management, and processing

  • Experience with intelligent transportation system devices

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering, traffic engineering, or appropriate discipline

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. 226557BR

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.