1+ months

Senior Traffic Engineer

Wichita, KS 67202
At WSP USA Inc (formerly known as Parsons Brinckerhoff), we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is expanding our office in Wichita! We’re searching for an energetic Senior Traffic Engineer to lead innovative solutions for our clients. This is a great opportunity for those seeking to influence industry-leading projects both in Wichita and around the country. If you’re interested in helping plan and design for a future transportation system that is safer and more accessible for all users, we’d love to visit with you more about WSP.
 
You will be a key influencer for developing and implementing strategies to grow our Traffic Engineering practice in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma. This position will report to the Traffic & ITS Lead in Kansas City and serve as project lead for transportation and traffic engineering projects, with the expectation that the candidate will assume a project management role within one year.
 
 
In addition to the current Traffic Engineering contracts underway in our Wichita, Kansas City and Lincoln offices, you will also have access to our national and international expertise and the support from our local offices leaders. You will be responsible for supporting our local clients through the delivery of quality projects and be a key contributor to supporting business relationships.
 
The candidate should have experience working in groups and have a desire to participate in collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment as the traffic engineering group works closely with planning, aviation, construction services, drainage, roadway design and bridge design groups. The candidate should have initiative and a strong desire for learning and sharing knowledge, as he/she will be supervising entry level staff.
 
The successful candidate will work on transportation and traffic engineering tasks and projects including:
·Transportation safety review and analysis using the Highway Safety Manual in support of the Vision Zero
·Roundabout concept design and analysis 
·Capacity analysis
·Signal operations evaluation and recommendations
·Traffic forecasting/projections
·Technical report/traffic study preparation
·Traffic signal timing analysis and implementation/fine tuning
·Traffic signal and signing/pavement marking design
·ITS design, including fiber/wireless communications and devices
·Roadway concept design for turn lanes, intersections, sidewalks and pedestrian facilities
·Bicycle facilities and complete streets design
·Details and special provisions development
·Cost estimate preparations
 
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

<div>Job Requirements</div> <div>Required Experience</div> <div class="O0">·Demonstrated some experience in a Traffic Engineering- related field and have a strong desire to</div> <div>advance skills related to transportation and other related projects.</div> <div class="O0">·Strong analytical skills</div> <div class="O0">·Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present analytical results and recommendations</div> <div class="O0">·Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)</div> <div class="O0">·Knowledge of basic civil engineering theories and principles</div> <div> </div> <div>Minimum Qualifications</div> <div class="O0">·Desire to bring innovative solutions to our clients</div> <div class="O0">·Self-starter, proactive</div> <div class="O0">·Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary project teams across offices</div> <div class="O0">·B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from accredited university</div> <div class="O0">·5+ years of progressive engineering design experience with emphasis on transportation engineering</div> <div class="O0">·Understanding and familiarity with AASHTO, MUTCD and Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Design Guidelines and Standards</div> <div class="O0">·Hands-on experience with traffic engineering software, including Synchro/SimTraffic and HCS</div> <div class="O0">·Working knowledge of MicroStation</div> <div class="O0">·Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint</div> <div class="O0">·Must be able to work in the United States immediately</div> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <div class="O0">·M.S. in Civil Engineering with a focus in Traffic/Transportation Engineering from accredited university</div> <div class="O0">·Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Kansas</div> <div class="O0">·Certification as Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE)</div> <div class="O0">·Experience in traffic signal design</div> <div class="O0">·Experience in ITS design and fiber optic network design</div> <div class="O0">·Experience in intersection, pavement marking, and signing design</div> <div class="O0">·Knowledge of Advanced Traffic Signal Performance Metrics</div> <div class="O0">·Experience with Traffic Signal Controller software</div> <div class="O0">·Knowledge and experience with any of the following software: TransModeler, VISSIM, GuideSign, SignCAD, ArcGIS, Sidra, Microsoft Access,</div> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-12-06

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