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Job Description

Req ID: 14144



Level 2 Civil Engineer position involved in the application of engineering fundamentals on traffic engineering design and study projects for a variety of clients, particularly states and municipalities. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • Registered as an Engineering-in-Training required; Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Word; and various engineering software design systems, such as MicroStation/GeoPak; AutoCAD; and In Roads


     Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 5+ years’ experience with emphasis on traffic engineering design and study projects.
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Experience with the MUTCD, traffic engineering design, traffic impact studies, safety studies, and technical report writing is preferred.
  • Experience working on KDOT or MoDOT traffic design projects is also preferred.


    General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
  2. Prepares plans, specifications, quantities and cost estimates for the design of traffic engineering components of projects (including but not limited to, signing and pavement markings, traffic signals, signal systems, signal interconnect, roadway lighting, ITS, construction sequencing and work zone traffic control).
  3. Conducts field work for the collection of traffic data, such as traffic counts, vehicle spot speeds, sight distances, delay studies, gap studies, etc.
  4. Intersection geometric design.
  5. Traffic safety studies, traffic impact studies, and small-scale planning studies.
  6. The individual may be called on to assist other divisions.
  7. Microstation, Geopak, and other design software will be used, and all work will be in collaboration with other engineers, technicians, planners, and surveyors.
  8. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  9. Assist or participate in preparation of business proposals.


Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Travel requirements:  Up to 10%

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.


TranSystems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status or physical or mental disability. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

About TranSystems

TranSystems is focused exclusively on the vital transportation component of the economy. Our passion is to bring solutions directly to each client in each of the market sectors. Our technical depth within each sector is matched by our consulting expertise delivered across all sectors: » Architecture, Engineering and Planning » Management and Supply Chain Consulting » Real Estate Consulting » Security TranSystems' Favorite Charity Roars into Town. Racing for Kids Drives its Message Home. MORE

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