Traffic Engineer at WSP USA (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Traffic Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

WSP is currently initiating a search for a full-time Traffic Engineer for our MNoffice. This position is best suited for an engineer who is seeking an opportunity to work within a team-focused local office, for a large world-wide engineering firm. Career development, mentoring and employee satisfaction is key within our local civil group and the firm.


Your Impact

The successful candidate will work on transportation and traffic engineering tasks and projects including:
  • Transportation safety review and analysis using the Highway Safety Manual in support of the Vision Zero
  • Roundabout concept design and analysis
  • Capacity analysis
  • Signal operations evaluation and recommendations
  • Traffic forecasting/projections
  • Technical report/traffic study preparation
  • Traffic signal timing analysis and implementation/fine tuning
  • Traffic signal and signing/pavement marking design
  • ITS design, including fiber/wireless communications and devices
  • Roadway concept design for turn lanes, intersections, sidewalks and pedestrian facilities
  • Bicycle facilities and complete streets design
  • Details and special provisions development
  • Cost estimate preparations

Job Requirements:
  • Demonstrate some experience in a Traffic Engineering- related field and have a strong desire to
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present analytical results and recommendations
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of basic civil engineering theories and principles
  • Comply with regulatory requirements pertaining to the data integrity, documentation, procedures, training, monitoring systems, and record compliance and retention.
  • Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, planners, scientific professionals, and DOT authorities on Federal, State, regional, and locally funded road and transportation improvement and development projects.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant post education experience in engineering and prior traffic design experience.
  • Desire to bring innovative solutions to our clients
  • Self-starter and proactive
  • Understanding and familiarity with AASHTO, MUTCD and Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Design Guidelines and Standards
  • Hands-on experience with traffic engineering software, including Synchro/SimTraffic and HCS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work in the United States immediately
  • EIT Certification

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification (Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Minnesota)
  • Experience in maintenance of traffic design and traffic management plans
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering with a focus in Traffic/Transportation Engineering from accredited university
  • Experience in traffic signal design
  • Experience in ITS design and fiber optic network design
  • Experience in intersection, pavement marking, and signing design
  • Knowledge of Advanced Traffic Signal Performance Metrics
  • Experience with Traffic Signal Controller software
  • Working knowledge of MicroStation or AutoCad software
  • Knowledge and experience with any of the following software: TransModeler, VISSIM, GuideSign, SignCAD, ArcGIS, Sidra, Microsoft Access

More Information on WSP USA
WSP USA operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. WSP USA was founded in 2022. It has 5724 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 56 open jobs at WSP USA, click here.
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