Senior Transportation Engineer
VHBs growing Metro DC operation is looking for a Senior Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation team. This opportunity is for our Richmond, VA office location.
VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.
Apply deep understanding of traffic signal operations, design, and systems
Manage traffic engineering projects and contracts
Complete traffic safety and operational improvement studies for localized intersections and corridors
Provide analyses of traffic safety issues and crash reduction measures
Support policy and design guidance documents for traffic, technology, and control devices
Address community traffic engineering issues
Manage projects involving simulation and signal optimization plans to maximize transportation system throughput (using SYNCHRO, CORSIM, VISSIM or related software)
Complete interchange justification, functional design, and access management reports
Manage and guide conceptual, preliminary, and/or final design for roadway, intersection, traffic control, and/or pedestrian/bicycle facilities
Develop mobility solutions which consider all users, including motorists, bicyclists, public transit users and pedestrians of all ages and abilities.
Skills and Abilities:
Strong familiarity and application of traffic engineering guidance and standards, including MUTCD, AASHTO, ITE, FHWA, and NACTO resources
Familiarity with local engineering standards and regulations in DC metro area jurisdictions
The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently
An understanding of effectively overseeing multi-disciplinary projects and teams
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Team oriented with strong capability to work independently
Motivated to lead and mentor others
Background in traffic engineering and project management
15-30+ years of experience with professional traffic engineering
Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or related field; Masters Degree preferred
PE Licensure in VA or DC preferred
Certification as a PTOE desirable
At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
civil engineering, transportation engineering, traffic engineering, traffic signal design, synchro, traffic management, vissim, roadway design, dynamic simulation, traffic control, project management, contract management, local government, policy, infrastructure management