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Project Engineer (Traffic)

Department: Traffic
Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 798449

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Project Engineer provides engineering services on all phases of an assigned project under supervision. The ideal candidate would have the flexibility to work out of the Taunton, MA, Boston, MA, Lincoln, RI or Windsor, CT offices.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software to prepare engineering and design documents such as capacity, delay and queue analyses, trip generation and distribution and safety evaluation and analyses
  • Assist in the monitoring and design of traffic signal systems
  • Participate in field visits to assess roadway and traffic conditions
  • Evaluate, select and adapt standard techniques, procedures and criteria to complete work on projects
  • Assist in the preparation or modification of reports, specifications, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, permits and designs for a wide variety of public sector studies and private development projects
  • Interpret guidelines, procedures and manuals from DOTs, MUTCD, FHWA, NCHRP, ITE, HCM, and HSM
  • Draft transmittals, memos, and meeting minutes that effectively communicate key findings
  • Assist in client contact and communication pertaining to projects and deliverables
  • Provide technical support and guidance to Staff Engineers and Co-ops/Interns
  • Assist in preparation of proposals including scope details and budgets
  • Be aware of budget hours vs. time to complete tasks
  • Work towards achieving a P.E. license

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient knowledge of computer aided software such as Synchro, AutoCAD, MicroStation, VISSIM, SIDRA, BlueBeam, and HCS
  • Knowledge of Federal and State ADA Standards and Guidelines
  • Familiarity with New England Region DOTs policies and practices preferred
  • Familiarity with traffic signal controllers and traffic signal operations preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelorís Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 4+ years of experience in transportation engineering
  • Active participation in at least one professional society/organization

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED: 

E.I.T. required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has [no] immediate supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role requires frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works outside the office and may be exposed to outside weather conditions. This position may include occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

This position may risk exposure to bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.

WORK SCHEDULE:

This is a full-time position. The typical work days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some night and weekend work may be required.

TRAVEL:

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.

AAP/EEO STATEMENT: 

This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all qualified, interested parties, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

OTHER DUTIES:

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice. 

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