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Traffic Engineer

Company: EHRA Engineering
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

This position will function in the traffic group with a primary role to assist in reviewing, designing, and or managing projects.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and engineering support, including technical proposals and cost estimates.
  • Performs traffic and transportation systems analysis, planning and design. These include Traffic Impact Studies, Corridor Traffic operational studies, Capacity and LOS analysis, Access Management Studies, Traffic Signal, signing, striping, intersection improvements, ITS and traffic control plan design.
  • Ensure deliverables meet client's preference, Engineer Department's standards, regulatory compliance, and permitting requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • Must have excellent verbal and communication skills.
    • Experience using SYNCHRO, VISSIM, HCS and similar modeling software is preferred.
    • Experience with CADD software.
      • Must have excellent written and verbal skills.
      • TxDOT precertification in applicable categories. Work Environment:
        • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
        • The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the construction areas, which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection, etc. Education, certification and experience:
          • 2-5 or more years' experience
          • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required.
          • EIT Required or FE Certification.
          • Strong interest in traffic engineering and transportation planning.
            • Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment.

              Physical Requirements:
              • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                • This is largely a sedentary role. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate project plans both orally and in writing.
                • The employee is occasionally required to move about the office to operate office productivity machinery or maneuver through a construction site safely.
                • May require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
                • The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
                • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

                  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands and may change at any time with or without notice.

                  Notice to External Search Firms: EHRA does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. EHRA engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

Keywords: EHRA Engineering, Houston , Traffic Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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