Traffic Engineer (Brentwood, TN)

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Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.


We are currently searching for an experienced Traffic Engineer to support our East Gulf Region located in Tennessee.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare technical reports for traffic impact studies, interchange access requests, or safety studies
  • Prepare and management the development of traffic impact studies, land use planning, master plan studies, traffic signal warrant studies, bikeway planning and design, community and campus planning, technical report writing
  • Prepare traffic signal design plans for new intersections and signal modifications to facilitate multimodal accommodations
  • Prepare temporary traffic control plan/traffic management plan (TMP) and signing, pavement marking plans
  • Prepare Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design plans
  • Assist in preparing conceptual intersection layouts, schematics, signal timings and engineering reports
  • Supervise and mentor junior engineers
  • Attend project meetings with clients
  • Manage project budgets to meet financial metrics
  • Responsible for business development activities

What you need to have:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • 4+ years of traffic engineering experience
  • EIT is required, PE is highly preferred
  • PTP or PTOE is preferred
  • ITE membership will be preferred, if not already a member
  • Knowledge in transportation planning, including comprehensive corridor analysis, TDOT local programs (beneficial), public involvement, safety and access, pedestrian and bicycle planning, multimodal planning and traffic operations
  • Proficiency in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD (OpenRoads/InRoads preferred)
  • Familiarity with TDOT and/or general DOT traffic design standards, MUTCD and AASHTO
  • Proficiency in traffic analyses software such as VISSIM, Synchro/Simtraffic, Sidra Intersection, HCS
  • Self-starter and capable of completing tasks with minimal oversight
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Willingness and motivation to curate and foster personal client base
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

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