Graduate Traffic/ITS Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly-motivated entry-level Traffic/ITS Engineer for immediate employment in our Southfield Michigan office. Applicants will need to be professional, self-motivated, resourceful, and able to prioritize the successful execution of a wide-range of traffic and ITS engineering project related tasks. The appropriately qualified applicant will need to clearly demonstrate their interest and knowledge of traffic and ITS engineering fundamentals and how they are applied to improve roadway safety and mobility.

Major responsibilities of this position include serving in a task and project support role under the general guidance and mentorship of experienced staff. Work assignments will vary for this position to allow the employee to gain exposure and experience across a variety of traffic and ITS engineering services. The following is a list of the various types of work and tasks that this position may be assigned to support:

  • Traffic studies including planning, design, operations, safety, traffic impacts, signal timing, and evaluation of alternatives through engineering analysis using data, models, and other tools.

  • Data analysis including the compilation, processing, and evaluation of data using spreadsheets, databases, specific software solutions, or other tools to identify trends and draw conclusions relative to enhancing the operations/maintenance of transportation infrastructure.

  • ITS and traffic engineering design work including plan development, specification, and cost estimating under guidance from senior staff to apply client requirements and industry standards.

  • Complete project tasks as assigned in an organized manner, communicating progress, delays, priority conflicts, and other matters with supervisors to support a coordinated project delivery.

  • Safely conduct field work adjacent to active roadways in compliance with AECOM safety requirements when/where necessary to gather data, support design plan development, conduct system testing, and complete other tasks.

  • Communicate effectively in the form of e-mail, memoranda, reports, and presentations.

  • Maintain project records; organize project submittal reviews and other miscellaneous project support tasks.

  • Participate in client meetings to discuss project requirements, explain work, etc.

  • Support TOC activities and assignments including work on client sites etc.

  • Remain abreast of, and incorporate where applicable, new Intelligent Transportation Systems technology.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in traffic or transportation engineering or other related field

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as of Land Desktop/AutoCAD, InRoads, InSite, and MicroStation)

Preferred Qualifications

Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

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. 228852BR

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.