Traffic Engineering Director (Boise, ID)

| Boise, ID
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WSP is currently initiating a search for a Traffic Engineering Director for our Brand New Boise, ID office. Be involved in projects with our Northwest Pacific Traffic & Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

Provides subject matter technical support and leadership for multi-site/phase project investigation, remediation, analysis, improvement, planning, engineering, design, and operation of streets and highways, their networks, adjacent land uses, and interaction with other modes of transportation and their terminals. Responsibilities include capacity analyses, reviewing permitting, and engaging in the design, concept development, and construction of roadways, traffic patterns, and traffic signal design and timing. Provides situational guidance to PMs and managers that address current and future challenges, and that documentation and recommendations accurately account for and address risk, innovation, and future-ready opportunities. Provides leadership with ensuring that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.

Your Impact
  • Engage in business development for regional and national traffic engineering projects including proposal creation and presentations to potential clients.
  • Engage in negotiation of contract terms with key clients.
  • Assure that engineering services lead the industry in professional standards, client requirements, budget controls, cost control, quality control, and project objectives.
  • Collaborate with business unit leads in all disciplines to assist with business development opportunities and to ensure excellence in overall project delivery.
  • Leverage client relationships to cross-sell services of WSP.
  • Attend business engagements as a representative of WSP.
  • Participate in conference programs including panels, papers, and presentations.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 12 years of relevant post education experience in engineering and traffic design.
  • Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
  • Prior demonstrated knowledge and experience of DOT advisory circulars and procedures.
  • Highly proficient with traffic engineering principles, practices, process, and design/build related to traffic control equipment, capacity and operational analysis, project management, and related communications systems.
  • Experience with roadway planning, design, and program/construction management; including project involvement in a variety of larger and more complex infrastructure projects, rehabilitation and construction/reconstruction of pavements, routes, navigational aids, grading design, and safety management.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant roadway transportation construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Highly proficient with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.
  • Experience with planning and conducting inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of transportation corridors, applying applicable regulations and policies.
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients, regulators, project managers, and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Works independently to provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
  • Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, AutoCAD, Microstation, or similar software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
  • Experienced with providing critical review for documents and preparing technical deliverables and plans with a high degree of complexity.
  • Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to prioritize responsibilities and quickly adapt to change in a pressure work environment.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Engineering.
  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
  • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

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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 40 open jobs at WSP USA, click here.
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