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Traffic/ITS Engineer

Posted: 09/19/2021

TPD is seeking enthusiastic experienced civil engineers to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.

Reasons to work for TPD:

We are a dynamic team of multi-disciplinary transportation professionals that innovate, collaborate, learn from each other, and serve the needs of our clients and the public. Our team of 175+ engineering, design, planning professionals share a mission to improve the quality of life for the public. We are deeply dedicated to our company values, which include a commitment to: fostering a healthy work-life balance; bettering our surrounding communities through charitable work and giving; staff, client and geographic diversity; Professional Development; meeting the needs of the public; as well as active engagement in the shaping of policy.

Our team members produce exceptional work products and are supported in their growth through some of the most competitive benefits in the industry. TPD offers a competitive salary and benefits, including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off, parental leave and a Professional Development program designed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.

About TPD’s Culture:

Ranked the overall #4 Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work for in the Nation (#1 in our size category), we are proud of our success and growth as a multi-disciplinary engineering firm since our inception in 1989. With 12 offices throughout the eastern United States, no project is too small or too large for our professionals. From local streetscape or trail design projects to corridor improvement projects spanning miles, we take pride in everything we produce as a team. Our staff has become like a second family, with group potlucks, coordinated fitness challenges, organized community improvement events and regular happy hours. We seek opportunities to spend time with each other outside work because we genuinely enjoy each other’s company. At TPD, we offer a creative, supportive, flexible and fun environment, an ideal environment to continue your career.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing concept development, preliminary engineering, and final design documents for traffic signals, signing/striping, maintenance and protection of traffic, ITS subsystems, lighting systems.
  • Perform traffic analysis using software such as Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM, and HCS+; perform lighting analysis using software such as Visual and AGi32.
  • Prepare signal design layouts, ITS system layouts, lighting system layouts, including electrical and communication components, with direction and oversight from senior engineers.
  • Lead the preparation of engineering drawings using CAD software, AutoCAD and Microstation.
  • Lead the preparation of construction cost estimates utilizing Microsoft Excel.
  • Prepare study reports, technical memorandums, and client presentations using MS Word and Powerpoint.
  • Provide technical assistance on traffic engineering studies and design projects managed by other project managers and task leads.
  • Willingness to learn new engineering methods and concepts, and the ability to incorporate these methods and concepts into work tasks without repetitive instruction.

Technical learning is encouraged both externally, as well as within TPD’s own University program (TPDU). TPD strongly encourages and supports individual’s career growth and upward mobility. As staff members advance in their career paths, opportunities may arise for advanced roles, in turn increasing responsibility and leadership options.

 

Requirements
  • 3-7 years of experience, however, we are willing to tailor the opportunity for varying levels of experience based on candidate qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering
  • PE license is preferred
  • Experience utilizing AutoCAD, Microstation, SYNCHRO/SimTraffic, and VISSIM
  • Familiarity with PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission design standards and procedures, as well as the MUTCD.
  • Aptitude for detail-oriented work assignments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s License

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