Project Engineer-Traffic

    • HNTB Corp
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Creative problem solving
Civil engineering
Operations research
Project development
Project delivery
Technical drafting
Time management
Big data
Transportation management
Proposal writing
Hierarchical storage management
Software development
Information architecture
Marketing operations

Job Details

What We're Looking For

This opportunity is for a Project Engineer in our Transportation, Technology, and Operations Department. This position is based in our Kansas City Office but candidates may choose to locate in our Overland Park, Des Moines, St Louis, or Oklahoma City offices. Preferred candidates will have a degree in Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, or a related field. This role supports traffic and transportation planning projects across a wide range of applications, from intersections to multi-state corridors. Candidates will have experience with traffic operations analysis using Highway Capacity Manual methodologies and traffic modeling software such as VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, and HCS. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary to support all aspects of project development and delivery.

This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design, and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures, and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design-related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem-solving, interactions with clients, and completing tasks to meet the project schedule. May mentor, train, and review the work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB's clients.

What You'll Do:
  • Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence to the schedule and budget on projects.
  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
  • Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team's work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.
  • Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.
  • Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience, or
  • Master's degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience, or
  • PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

What You'll Bring:
  • Understands the impacts of decisions on technical design and work planning.
  • Coordinates work planning effectively across multiple technical disciplines.
  • Prepares high quality deliverables that are on time, and within budget and scope.

Primary Focus:
  • Task Management of traffic and transportation planning projects including development of scope, budget, schedule, and technical requirements.
  • Perform traffic modeling across a wide variety of projects utilizing software such as VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, and HCS
  • Application of "Big Data" in Transportation Planning including the use of platforms such as SteetLight, Replica, NPMRDS, INRIX, and HERE
  • Task Management of safety analysis tasks utilizing Highway Safety Manual (HSM) methodology. Familiarity with the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM), the Enhanced Interchange Safety Analysis Tool (ISATe), and HSM spreadsheets.
  • Ability to mentor and train junior staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Preparation of supporting documentation such as memorandums and technical reports.
  • Coordination with Local, State, and Federal Agencies
  • In addition to the tasks above, experience with the following is not required but a plus: Travel Demand Modeling, Dynameq, Scripting or coding with Python or VBS, Transportation Management Plan development, and Interchange Justification Reports.

What We Prefer:
  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • 8 years of relevant experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO, Oklahoma City, OK, Overland Park, KS (Sprint Parkway), St. Louis, MO


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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-20326