Location: Washington, DC

Kittelson has an immediate opening for a traffic operations and design engineer in our Washington, DC office to build upon our regional and national expertise in traffic operations, traffic design and systems engineering.

Position Summary

The traffic operations and design engineer will provide design and traffic operations support for senior-level engineers and planners in our Washington, DC office. He/she will be responsible for developing designs for projects at a variety of different stages (concept through final design) and must be available to step in and take over additional responsibilities as needed. The position requires skills in traffic operations, traffic design, and systems engineering, along with the ability to manage internal tasks and mentor junior-level staff. The successful candidate will have the desire and interpersonal skills to interface with internal and external clients (receiving mentoring and support to become successful in this role), and will consistently assume additional responsibility over the course of his/her career with the firm.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 3-6 years of design experience
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering
  • EIT required, PE preferred
  • General design skills, including signal design, signing and marking design
  • Experience in traffic operations (experience with Synchro required)
  • Experience in preparing plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Strong background in MicroStation

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Systems engineering
  • Signal, ITS, and/or lighting design
  • AutoCAD/MicroStation
  • PE in Washington, DC, Virginia, or Maryland

Preferred Soft Skills

  • Entrepreneurial attitude with desire to take on additional responsibility
  • Interest in working on innovative projects involving traffic operations, signal design and intersection design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to teach and mentor other staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to build trusting relationships
  • Commitment to delivering excellence
Kittelson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not face discrimination on the basis of veteran status or disability.

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